TB Drugs Chalk Up Rare Win

TB drugs chalk up rare win

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TB drugs chalk up rare win. Combination therapy is just one emerging weapon in the fight against tuberculosis. Amy Maxmen. 24 July 2012. The treatment options for tuberculosis patients, such as these at a health centre in Khayelitsha, South Africa, may …
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States encouraging drug users to report overdoses

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Eight states have passed laws since 2007 that give people limited immunity on drug possession charges if they seek medical help for an overdose. A similar proposal is being considered in the District of Columbia but faces uncertain prospects because of …
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Early results spur hope for drug to stabilize Alzheimer's; a much bigger study

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For the first time, researchers are reporting that a treatment might help stabilize Alzheimer's disease for as much as three years, but the evidence is weak and only in four patients, including Jason Marder. The results were … Still, the findings …
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AHF: Obama Appears to Be M.I.A. for D.C. International AIDS Conference

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AIDS advocates say Obama should NOT address conference if he comes empty handed; demand he ends patient waiting lists for the U.S. AIDS Drug Assistance Programs (ADAP) and restore funding for the respected global AIDS treatment program, the … By …
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