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Stroke Prevention More Urgent for African Americans
Stroke prevention is a more urgent task for physicians treating African Americans—based on that group’s higher risk of having a first-time stroke, Alabama researchers have found.
The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is becoming more resistant to a drug used both to prevent and treat infection.
Some patients with multiple sclerosis could be treated with stem cells, researchers report.
Drug trials will not work if participants do not use the products being tested—particularly if researchers do not know that their subjects are not adhering to their regimens. AIDs prevention researchers offer lessons from the field.
Tailoring treatment of patients with breathing problems to rigid protocols for treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or asthma is an outmoded approach, an international group of researchers conclude.
Using Functional MRI scans researchers can "see" pain, study reports. The finding should be useful in evaluating pain-relievers.
To be young and African-American with a connective tissue disease, such as rheumatoid arthritis, means possibly facing a greater risk of developing some types of heart disease.
The FDA has granted approval for betamethasone diproprionate (Sernivo Spray/ Dr. Reddy-Promius Pharma) to treat mild-to-moderate plaque psoriasis in patients at least 18 years of age.
In the wake of the World Health Organization (WHO) declaring a global public health emergency regarding the Zika virus, President Barack Obama is asking Congress for $1.8 billion for ongoing efforts.


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