Finding clues to a functional HIV cure

IMAGE: George Mason University College of Science Professor Yuntao Wu is part of a team researching a protein that mobilizes cells to fight against infection. #MasonSolveX view more  Credit: Photo by Evan Cantwell George Mason University‘s Yuntao Wu is the lead scientist on a research team that has identified a measurable indicator that could prove instrumental…

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High-risk sexually transmitted HPV virus associated with increased CVD risk

DALLAS, February 7, 2019 – Infection with high-risk strains of the human papillomavirus (HPV), which have been linked to cancer, might increase the risk of heart and blood vessel or cardiovascular disease, especially among women with obesity or other cardiovascular risk factors, according to new research in Circulation Research, an American Heart Association journal. While…

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GenesisCare and the University of Oxford establish innovative 10-year cancer research partnership

IMAGE: An example of an operational MR LinAc which will be installed at GenesisCare in Oxford view more  UK, 7 February 2019: Today GenesisCare and the University of Oxford’s Department of Oncology announce the launch of an exclusive 10-year partnership to enhance access to the latest technology in medicine to improve diagnosis, management, and treatment of…

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It Was Going to Be the First Safe Injection Site for Opioid Users. The Trump Administration Is Suing to Block It.

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department is suing to stop a Philadelphia group from opening what some public health experts and mayors consider the next front in fighting the opioid epidemic: a place where people who inject fentanyl and other illicit drugs can do so under medical supervision. The nonprofit group, Safehouse, was formed last year…

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