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Scientists Say They’re On Verge Of HIV Cure, AIDS Vaccine

Scientists in Denmark say they are close to developing a possible cure for HIV, the modern-day plague that has killed millions over the past...

LSD ‘helps alcoholics to give up drinking’

One dose of the hallucinogenic drug LSD could help alcoholics give up drinking, according to an analysis of studies performed in the 1960s. A study,...

Cuban: Gay men are most affected by AIDS

Unprotected sexual intercourse is the predominant mode of transmission of HIV / AIDS in Cuba despite the work being done in prevention campaigns. Specifically,...
West African women

West African Women Disproportionately Affected by Ebola

DAKAR — More than half of all Ebola cases in West Africa have been adult women. But aid agencies say women are also the most affected by border closures and travel restrictions, as they carry out most of the commercial cross-border trade.

CrossFit: Hot Global Fitness Trend Strengthens Dominance

What started in a California garage in the 1970s is quickly becoming one of the fastest growing fitness concepts worldwide. It's called CrossFit and...

Researchers to Study Running a Marathon

Coast-to-coast race will cover 3,080 Miles MAYWOOD, Il. – In the upcoming Race Across USA, ultra-endurance athletes will run a marathon a day as they...

Maker of leading in-home HIV test encourages testing

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. - Home Access Health Corporation, manufacturer of at-home laboratory test services, today said that individuals interested in obtaining an easy-to-use in-home...

Aggressive New HIV Strain Discovered In Cuba

By Nathan James Researchers have discovered a "highly aggressive" new strain of HIV, which advances to "full-blown AIDS" three times faster than other known strains...

Six seconds of exercise ‘can transform health’

Short six-second bursts of vigorous exercise have the potential to transform the health of elderly people, say researchers in Scotland. By James Gallagher A pilot study...

Obama Wants US to Lead a ‘New Era’ of Medicine

President Barack Obama wants to invest $215 million into a new health initiative that would help tailor medical treatment to an individual's genetic make-up. President...