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Work stress can raise risk of heart attack by 23%, study...

Research claims those most at risk are those with high demands on them but little control over how and when to do the work By...

Scientists Seek HIV Vaccine Using Monkey Model

Traditional vaccine methods have been unsuccessful in preventing infection by HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. New techniques are being studied to boost antibodies...

‘Spray-on skin’ helps heal leg ulcers

By James Gallagher A "spray-on skin" which coats a wound with a layer of skin cells could help healing, according to US and Canadian researchers. The...

Australian Researchers Achieve Malaria Breakthrough

By Phil Mercer SYDNEY — Australian scientists say they have made an important discovery in the fight against malaria. They have found that people in...

US approves first over-the-counter HIV home-use test

A home HIV test is expected to go on sale in the US within months, after winning regulator approval. The OraQuick test checks saliva from...

Walgreens to offer HIV testing

DEERFIELD, Ill. - Recognizing that access to HIV testing, education and care are critical to the treatment and prevention of the complex condition, Walgreens...

George Bush program credited with reducing AIDS in Africa

Stanford Study Gives US Global AIDS Program High Marks Former U.S. president George W. Bush is well remembered in Africa for his plan to...

What caused the obesity crisis in the West?

British people are on average nearly three stone (24kg) heavier than 50 years ago, but who or what is to blame? By Jacques Peretti Contrary...

Artificial Pancreas Shows Promise in Humans

By Jessica Berman Human clinical trials of an advanced artificial pancreas look promising, according to researchers, who hope the device will help insulin-dependent diabetics avoid...

HIV Superinfections Appear Common

By Joe DeCapua They’re called HIV “superinfections” and a study indicates they’re much more common than first thought. Researchers say this raises concerns about possible...