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Boosting Immune Response Against HIV-1 Key To Controlling Infection, Say University Of Pittsburgh Researchers

...fer patients full protection from the virus ifthey discontinue the drugs or expose themselves to repeated infecti...st a patient's immunity to HIV, we couldeventually discontinue the complex regimen of drugs which can involve up to 18pills a day, as well as meticulous monitoring...

Fauci To Present New Insights Into HIV Latency At 12th World AIDS Conference

...detectablelevels of virus in their bloodstream who discontinue HAART. When a patientstops taking HAART because of toxicity or other reasons, or if HIV becomesresistant to the drugs, the virus almost inevitably comes roaring back becauselatently infected cells are awash in stimulatory factors in the normalenviro...

Multi Drug Resistant-TB: Russian Economic Collapse Will Lead To Global Spread Of "Ebola With Wings"

...usands of new MDR-TB cases becausemost people will discontinue prescribed treatment as soon as symptoms subside. Our activities in several pilot projects in Russia convinced us that aneffective anti-TB program can be implemented nationwide, but only throughcooperation among foreign health agencies and Russian he...

Berlex Laboratories announces FDA approval of YASMIN (R), new oral contraceptive with unique progestin

...in the past five years were dissatisfied enough to discontinue use or switch brands. "Nearly 700,000 unintended pregnancies occur each year in this country because women stop taking their birth control pills," said Amy R. Niles, Executive Director of the NWHRC. The results of our survey show that women are dis...

Presbyterians vote in favor of fetal, embryonic, and stem cell research

...g into personhood because the woman has decided to discontinue further treatments and they are not available for donation to another woman for personal or medical reasons, or because a donor is not available. Again, the sale or commercialization of embryonic tissue should be legally prohibited. Conclusion There...

A 2,000 year-old technique may hold the key to acupuncture's therapeutic effect

...mmatory or antihistamine medications were asked to discontinue their use three days before testing. Female volunteers were excluded if they were pregnant. Testing was not scheduled during menstruation to avoid possible discomfort due to cessation of anti-inflammatory medication. Thirty-eight women and 22 men co...

Stanford research finds gene variations that alter antidepressant side effects

...e one version of the gene were much more likely to discontinue therapy due to intolerable side effects when compared to the two other versions (46 percent vs. 16 percent). In the mirtazapine patients, there was no effect due to the serotonin receptor gene variation, as predicted. The ability of both drugs to wor...

Data shows FUZEON does not increase lipodystrophy in pre-treated HIV patients

...d drug toxicities are the main reason why patients discontinue therapy" commented Professor David Cooper, Director, Australian National Centre for HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research (NCHECR) St Vincent's Hospital, Sydney. "With FUZEON, we are now able to look into establishing a new standard of care for pre...

Flame retardant levels much higher in farmed salmon

...main U.S. manufacturer recently announced plans to discontinue their use as part of a voluntary agreement with the U.S. EPA. The European Union has banned two types of PBDEs the penta and octa formulations and is currently considering a ban on the deca formulation. The American Chemical Society is a nonprofit ...

Nucleic acid-amplification testing further safeguards nation's blood supply

... study. The use of NAT has allowed blood banks to discontinue two less effective screening tests — HIV-1 antigen testing and a test for a nonspecific marker for HCV. Blood donations continue to be screened with antibody tests for HIV, HCV, and other viruses, which helps ensure the safety of the blood suppl...

Flame retardants found on supermarket shelves

...main U.S. manufacturer recently announced plans to discontinue production of the penta and octa formulations as part of a voluntary agreement with the U.S. EPA....

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