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AIDS prevention and treatment compliance: Is there new hope?

Several factors contribute to the persistence of the AIDS or Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). Highest among them are lack of compliance and lack of prevention.
In the Media by Hugh A. Ostrow - 2 comments

New analysis shows life-saving benefit of lung cancer scans Special

A non-invasive process that makes 3D pictures of the lungs could reduce lung cancer deaths by 35 percent for relatively low cost per life saved.
Digital Journal Report by Liz Seegert - 3 comments

Aspirin may help reduce some cancer risks

Oxford - Aspirin, that old medicine cabinet standby, may just be the right tool to prevent and treat some forms of cancer, say British researchers.
In the Media by Liz Seegert - 2 comments

Study: Non-fried fish consumption can ward off Alzheimer's

A recent study suggests that eating fish that is baked or broiled (not fried) at least once every week can prevent the advent of Alzheimer's Disease later in life.
In the Media by Abigail Prendergast - 3 comments

Fire Prevention Week officials offer advice on smoke alarms

Halifax - This week is Fire Prevention Week in Canada which runs until Sunday October 10. This year's theme is Smoke Alarms: A Sound You Can Live With.
In the Media by Kevin Jess - 2 comments

Study: Fruits and vegetables may help prevent lung cancer

Studies show that some vegetables and fruits may help prevent lung cancer in smokers and non-smokers. The researchers discovered that smokers with a fruit and veggie diet had a 27 percent decreased risk for developing lung cancer.
In the Media by Amanda Tennis - 2 comments

Anti-rape female condom makes its debut at World Cup

It's a condom with "teeth" that South African Dr. Sonnet Ehlers is distributing at the World Cup games. It's called Rape-aXe and it leaves the rapist in pain.
In the Media by Joan Firstenberg - 10 comments

Big business in swine flu prevention among disinfectant providers

Companies in the viral disinfectant game may very well be counting their blessings on the emergence of the H1N1 swine flu bug.
In the Media by Michael Krebs

School District Adopts Hands-Off Policy in H1N1 Prevention

With the fear of swine flu cases mounting as children prepare to head back to classrooms, one New York school district is taking a rather extreme step to limit exposure to the potentially deadly H1N1 virus.
In the Media by Sadiq Green

It's Trauma Season In The ER

The sun is shining, the weather's warm and your local trauma center is gearing up for their high season of preventable accidents.
In the Media by KJ Mullins - 1 comment
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