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Pneumonia Hospitalization  Associated with More Comorbidities, Deaths
The risk of death due to comorbidity after hospitalization for community acquired pneumonia (CAP) is substantial, a Norwegian follow-up study has confirmed.
In the US, the prevalence of smoking among people with HIV infection is roughly three times that of the general population. Researchers in Texas and New York reviewed the studies and found the most successful smoking cessation strategies for this group.
Through 30 years of research HIV has gone from being a death sentence for patients to something that can be more of a chronic condition. Antiretroviral therapy has been a key part of that fight and now there is more good news about this treatment option.
Low back pain can be prevented with a combination of exercise and education.
Not only do children born with microcephaly have smaller-than-normal brain and head size, but the Zika virus-associated condition is suspected to cause ocular problems as well.
Researchers have discovered new Lyme disease-causing bacteria, Borrelia mayonii (B. mayonii) in the upper Midwest. Infection may trigger nausea, vomiting, and a more widespread rash, officials say.
Yoga and pulmonary rehabilitation methods are effective for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease according to findings of Indian study.
A recent study showed one trigger for multiple sclerosis (MS) might the death of brain cells that make myelin
The elusive “viral reservoir” has been seen by many as the last barrier to a cure for HIV infection since the 1997 discovery of the virus’ ability to lie dormant in certain long-lived cells. Chicago researchers have found that the virus can lurk in the lymph nodes in thriving colonies. The finding could lead to a new drug target that could cure AIDS instead of just managing it.

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