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2 hrs ago |

Trial: dengue shot offers some protection

There is no treatment for dengue, which causes symptoms including fever, severe joint pain, headaches and bleeding.


Related Topix: Vaccinations, Travel, Asia Travel, Malaysia Travel, Thailand, Laos Travel, Laos Travel, Singapore, Malaysia Travel

5 hrs ago | WGAL-TV Lancaster

Virus detected in baby 'cured' of HIV

A Mississippi baby scientists said was "functionally cured" of HIV now has detectable levels of the virus in her blood, 27 months after being taken off antiretroviral drugs, her doctors say.


Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Medicine, Autos

6 hrs ago | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

Girl hoped to have been cured of HIV has relapsed

A U.S. girl born with the AIDS virus and in remission for years despite stopping treatment now shows signs that she still harbors HIV - and therefore is not cured.


Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Infectious Diseases, Medicine

6 hrs ago | FOX23

Girl hoped to have been cured of HIV has relapsed

A Mississippi girl born with the AIDS virus and in remission for several years despite stopping treatment now shows signs that she still harbors HIV and therefore is not cured.


Related Topix: HIV/AIDS

7 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle

Rock Hall planning Everly Brothers tribute show

This July 31, 1964 file photo shows Don Everly and Phil Everly of The Everly Brothers during a performance.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Everly Brothers, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Medicine, Country, Rodney Crowell

11 hrs ago | KKTV

3 West Nile Risk Areas Identified In Longmont

Boulder County health officials say they've identified three locations in Longmont where mosquitoes have tested positive for West Nile virus.


Related Topix: Longmont, CO, Boulder County, CO, West Nile Virus

15 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Tennessee accused of failing to follow health law

According to the letter dated June 27, of seven critical success factors required of states, Tennessee had met only one.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid

19 hrs ago | EDGE

Vermont's Gay Oasis :: Frog Meadow

Vermont's Frog Meadow is billed as "A country bed & breakfast and massage oasis for men."


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Medicine, Health, Massage Therapy, Fitness, Yoga

Wed Jul 09, 2014


SF's Magnet Celebrates Their 11th Anniversary

Later this evening, July 9, the San Francisco AIDS service organization Magnet celebrates their 11th Anniversary.


Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Castro (San Francisco, CA), San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Gay/Lesbian

News Journal

Cancer drug finds new use as fertility treatment

The study focused on women with polycystic ovary syndrome, or PCOS, one of the most common causes of infertility in women.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Breast Cancer

The Indianapolis Star

Known as a vector for the West Nile virus, this Culex mosquito has landed on a human finger.

Indiana health officials said Wednesday that mosquitoes in Marshall and Pike counties were confirmed to have the West Nile virus.

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Related Topix: West Nile Virus, Marshall County, IN

1 year later, no new abortion rules in N. Carolina

Broadly speaking, the law requires that clinics be regulated in the same way as outpatient surgical centers.


Related Topix: Abortion, Healthcare Law, Law, North Carolina Government, US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, North Carolina, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Women's Health

Celgene says Otezla falls short in added use study

The Summit, New Jersey, company said Otezla did not achieve a statistically significant improvement when compared to a placebo in a study of patients with a painful spinal joint disorder called ankylosing spondylitis.


Related Topix: Biotech, Celgene, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Psoriatic Arthritis, Arthritis, Summit, NJ


'Stand Up to Cancer' telecast to return Sept. 5

How often do your favorite TV outlets all carry the same show at the same time - and in prime time, without ads? Tune in to just about any channel on Sept.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Cheyenne, WY

The Daily News Journal

Combining patches, meds effective in quitting smoking

Researchers found in a study released Tuesday that combining nicotine patches and the prescription medicine varenicline was more effectivein helping participants quit smoking than using varenicline by itself.


Related Topix: Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Medicine, Smoking, World News, South Africa,

Tue Jul 08, 2014


Fact Check: Grimes releases first negative TV ad

Shaky claims about Medicare were common in the 2012 campaign, from President Barack Obama on down.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicare, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan

The Jackson Sun

Georgia governor pushes trials of marijuana derivative

Georgia's governor is pushing clinical trials for a marijuana-derived drug that proponents say could help treat severe seizure disorders among children, an unlikely election-year move for a Republican in a conservative part of the country that is just beginning to warm up to medical marijuana in narrow circumstances.


Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Georgia, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse)


Natl. Gay and Lesbian Task Force Withdrawing Support for ENDA

The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Action Fund today announced that it is withdrawing its support for the federal Employment Non-Discrimination Act .


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, HIV/AIDS

Study paves way for test to predict Alzheimer's

British scientists have identified a set of 10 proteins in the blood that can predict the onset of Alzheimer's and call this an important step towards developing a test for the incurable brain-wasting disease.


Related Topix: Alzheimer's

Amedisys: SEC ends Medicare-related investigation

The Securities and Exchange Commission has wrapped up an investigation into Amedisys' participation in the federal Medicare program, and no enforcement actions will be recommended, the home health care and hospice services provider says.


Related Topix: Medicare, Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law