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WEDNESDAY, Oct. 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- HIV patients who've been treated with antiretroviral drugs still have the AIDS-causing virus in their tissues, a new study suggests.
Treatment with antiretrovirals eliminates detectable levels of HIV in the blood and controls the disease. But the new findings suggest that HIV in the tissues ...
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Young children should be screened for a type of genetic heart disease that significantly increases their risk of a heart attack at a young age, a new British study suggests.
The screening could also identify parents with familial hypercholesterolemia. The condition, which causes high cholest...
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A new study says that oxygen therapy may not help people in the less severe stages of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
COPD is an umbrella term for the lung diseases chronic bronchitis and emphysema. The study findings could change clinical practice, the researchers added.
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A new tool may help doctors determine a patient's chances of survival after a gunshot wound or other penetrating injury to the brain, researchers report.
Based on their work, the researchers say two factors strongly predict survival: how well a patient's pupils respond to light and how well ...
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Treatment for depression and anxiety is nearly twice as common among U.S. cancer survivors as it is for those who never had the disease, a new study finds.
Among more than 3,000 adult cancer survivors, 19 percent reported taking medication for anxiety, depression or both, researchers found....
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WEDNESDAY, Oct. 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Direct stimulation of the nervous system produced realistic sensations of touch in two arm amputees, researchers report.
Both men lost their arms after traumatic injuries. They received implanted devices containing electrodes that were attached to the nerves of the arm. These nerves would no...
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