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Doctors report HIV-1 infection eliminated in London Patient

Doctors have announced this week that a patient who was positively diagnosed with the HIV-1 virus appears to have cured the AIDS-causing infection. Second known case of HIV-1 elimination revealed in London Patient [19659003] HIV-infected T cell ” width=”1200″ height=”628″ nopin=”nopin”/> Source: NIAID / Flickr While technically referred to as a remission of the virus, doctors and researchers call on …

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First major depression treatment for decades is a nasal spray NOVA

A few hours ago, the FDA approved a drug called esketamine, the first major new depression treatment that hit the market for decades. The drug, developed by Janssen Research & Development (a pharmaceutical company by Johnson & Johnson), is administered in the form of a nasal spray as opposed to an oral pill. Esketamine can be designed especially for people …

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It is important to know your intake of sodium and potassium

NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WWLP) – There have been some changes in how much sodium and potassium you should have daily. The report came from the National Academy of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. UMass Amherst Head of Food Science, Eric Decker was part of this research. The report says, depending on your age, it is important to know how much sodium and …

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Suicide, overdosed death Found record high in the US

(newser) – A horrible milestone: In 2017, the United States saw a record number of deaths from alcohol, drugs and suicide. The national interest rate for such deaths met an all-time high of 46.6 deaths per 100,000 people, an increase of 6% over the year before and the highest level since the Center for Disease Control and Prevention began collecting …

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Ethan Lindenberger: Facebook's anti-wax problem intensified in Congress's testimony

An 18-year-old from Ohio who famously inoculated against his mother's wishes in December says he belongs to his mother's anti-vaccine ideology to a single source: Facebook. Ethan Lindenberger, a high school leader, tested Tuesday before the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Work and Retirement, and underlined the importance of "credible" information. However, he said that the false and deep-rooted beliefs …

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FDA approves ketamine-derived depression drugs

The US Food and Drug Administration has approved a new depression supplement, esketamine, for patients who have not responded to other antidepressants. The treatment, a nasal spray that is related to the particle drug ketamine, will be the first fast-acting depression drug on the market. Unlike most older antidepressants, esketamine (which will be marketed as Spravato) lifts patients' mood within …

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The first measles case was diagnosed in San Antonio

A patient was diagnosed by a laboratory test of UHS someone once last week, spokesman Elizabeth Allen said A patient was diagnosed through a laboratory test of UHS sometime last week, said spokesman Elizabeth Allen Photo: JOHN DAVENPORT / SAN ANTONIO EXPRESS-NEWS Photo: JOHN DAVENPORT / SAN ANTONIO EXPRESS NEWS A patient was diagnosed by a laboratory test of UHS …

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Vox sentences: The London patient

Vox Sentences is your daily engagement for what is happening in the world. Subscribe to Vox Sentence's newsletter is delivered directly to your inbox Monday to Friday, or see Vox Sentence's archive for previous releases. A potential new HIV treatment; Algerians protest against an aging president seeking a fifth term. Gene mutation that causes HIV resistance T.J. Kirkpatrick / Getty …

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