Malaria vaccine: why has it taken 30 years to develop?
Joe Cohen has dedicated almost half of his life to developing a malaria vaccine. Now 70, he may finally see the fruits of a project he started in 1987 when he was asked to lead a malaria research unit at the then SmithKline & French. His has been a story of ...
GSK Asks European Regulator to OK Malaria Shot
MALARIA VACCINE A STEP CLOSER
GSK asks European regulator to OK malaria shot, Report
The World Mourns Joep Lange, AIDS Pioneer
For over 20 years, Joep Lange, a Dutch clinical virologist, worked tirelessly to give access to HIV drugs to those who needed it most. His tragic death aboard Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 has brought his work to an untimely halt. Joep Lange's research has ...
More Evidence Shows Truvada Can Fight HIV Infection
Queensland promises to end HIV transmission by 2020
HIV drug Truvada shows more promise to prevent infection, Study
Can Weight Loss Surgery Ease Urinary Incontinence?
WEDNESDAY, July 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Weight-loss surgery appears to have an additional side benefit -- it may improve urinary incontinence symptoms in women, according to a new study. The study found that nearly half of women in a weight-loss ...
Tests suggest limits to Vertex's cystic fibrosis treatment
Investors and patients were exuberant last month when Vertex Pharmaceuticals released results from clinical trials showing that cystic fibrosis patients' lung function improved on an experimental two-drug regimen. But on Wednesday, two independent teams ...
Why it's so hard to develop a drug for cystic fibrosis
Why a Trial for a Vertex Cystic Fibrosis Drug Combo Sent Mixed Signals
Cystic Fibrosis Drug Combo May Be Less Effective Than Hoped
Argyll Free Press
Monitor pulse after stroke to avoid second
Regularly monitoring your pulse after a stroke or the pulse of a loved one who has experienced a stroke can prevent a second stroke. Screening the pulse is the method of choice for checking irregular heartbeat of people over 65 years who have never had a ...
Research suggests that monitoring pulse may be a good way to avoid a second ...
Routine Pulse Check May Prevent Second Stroke
Checking pulse could help detect risk of a second stroke
Could being overweight make you healthier?
When it comes to health it seems the data is always changing; do this and don't do that if you want to live a long, disease-free life.For decades it has seemed pretty cut-and-dry that being overweight has a number of negative health consequences, but new ...
Report: Many obese children think their weight is fine
Almost half of America's obese youth don't know they're obese
Most overweight kids don't think they're overweight, survey finds
Medical News Today
Blood thinning drug safety concerns exposed
Medical News Today
Concerns about a leading blood thinning drug - and the regulatory decisions leading to its approval - have been raised in a new investigation by the BMJ. doctors desk featuring pills and handwritten notes. An internal review of the RE-LY data showed that ...
Safety profile of blockbuster blood thinner comes under question
Monitoring, Dose Adjustment for Pradaxa?
Pradaxa Patients Could Benefit From Blood Tests, Researchers Say
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Message from Melbourne: HIV co-infections no longer complicate hepatitis C ...
Why should a study on HIV and hepatitis C co-infection go to waste? Patients often need to be treated for both. But research peers say the study is irrelevant. Either way, hep C can be cured. Blood (Photo: Jan-Peter Kasper/FSU Jena). You would think that ...
Hepatitis Ariticle by Dr. Zubia Waqar – FJDC
Baby boomers at greater risk for hepatitis C
Antiretroviral therapy may also treat hepatitis C: study
Respect and dignity essential for those infected with HIV: survivor and activist
An AIDS survivor and activist says wiping out HIV will be easier than eliminating the stigma of living with the disease in the Pacific. Benjamin Christopher is chairman of the Fiji Network of People Living with HIV and says the situation is particularly hard for ...
Criminalisation of homosexual behaviour in Pacific countries undermining HIV ...
2.6 m living with HIV/AIDS to access services
Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash: Airdrie MP mourns Aids conference victims
Sierra Leone: Doctor Leading Fight Against Ebola Catches the Virus
New York Times
The head doctor fighting an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in Sierra Leone has himself caught the disease. A statement from the president's office said the virologist, Sheik Umar Khan, 39, had been transferred to a ward run by the medical charity Doctors ...