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Wellness

Wellness

Women’s Cooperatives Ease Burden of HIV in Kenya

By Charles Karis NAIROBI - Seventy-three-year-old Dorcus Auma effortlessly weaves sisal fronds into a beautiful basket as she walks the tiny path that snakes up...

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...

Ebola Studies Help Demystify Vulnerability

Two notable studies on Ebola this week shed more light on why some people are devastated by the virus, while others manage to survive...

At AIDS Conference, Truvada Prevention Pill Stirs Excitement

  MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA — Participants in this year’s International AIDS Conference welcomed progress on a new pill that may prevent transmission of the deadly HIV...

WHO: Ethical to use untested Ebola drugs

Untested drugs can be used to treat patients infected with the Ebola virus, the World Health Organization says. The WHO said it was ethical in...

New Coffee Comes with Red Wine Benefits

Imagine getting all the health benefits of wine without ever having to worry about a hangover. A New Hampshire chemist says he has developed a...

Ebola crisis: US says Cuban medical support ‘welcome’

Cuba is a "welcome" addition to the fight against Ebola, a senior US official has said. A state department spokesman said the Cuban government was...

More Flavorful, Healthful Chocolate Could Be on Its Way

DENVER, March 24, 2015 — Chocolate has many health benefits — it can potentially lower blood pressure and cholesterol and reduce stroke risk. But...

Johnson & Johnson Marks World AIDS Day with Major New Global...

Partnerships Announced with PEPFAR, Clinton Health Access Initiative, and International Partnership for Microbicides NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., - Building on its 25-year legacy in the fight...

Experts Recommend Intermediate Physical Activity Goals, Especially for Older Adults

  The recommendation that adults should get 150 minutes of moderate exercise per week may be too ambitious for many middle-aged and older adults. That’s...