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Similarities in antiretroviral therapy efficacy in poorer countries to that in industrial nations

Similarities in antiretroviral therapy efficacy in poorer countries to that in industrial nations

Australia aims to combat zoonotic diseases

Australia aims to combat zoonotic diseases

Home test kits provide young women with a safe and effective means for protecting their sexual reproductive health

Home test kits provide young women with a safe and effective means for protecting their sexual reproductive health

Prototype drug shows promise in slowing replication of the virus responsible for SARS

Prototype drug shows promise in slowing replication of the virus responsible for SARS

Children of low-income families who receive public housing rent subsidies have greater weight for age

Children of low-income families who receive public housing rent subsidies have greater weight for age

One-time whooping cough vaccination at 11 years of age may potentially be cost-effective

One-time whooping cough vaccination at 11 years of age may potentially be cost-effective

Scientists develop vaccines against the Ebola and Marburg viruses

Scientists develop vaccines against the Ebola and Marburg viruses

International action needed on health in Turkmenistan

International action needed on health in Turkmenistan

Fungal contamination of saline-filled breast implants is readily preventable

Fungal contamination of saline-filled breast implants is readily preventable

Novel insights into how prion and other neurodegenerative diseases develop

Novel insights into how prion and other neurodegenerative diseases develop

HIV/AIDS drugs may also be effective against malaria

HIV/AIDS drugs may also be effective against malaria

Survey reveals more than half of all Americans have first-hand experience with serious infections

Survey reveals more than half of all Americans have first-hand experience with serious infections

Stronger version of chickenpox vaccine cuts incidence and severity of shingles in older adults

Stronger version of chickenpox vaccine cuts incidence and severity of shingles in older adults

A drug used to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV-1 induces resistance more often than previously thought

A drug used to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV-1 induces resistance more often than previously thought

Interaction between cell and virus provides scientists valuable insights into the development of safe viral vectors for use in oncology

Interaction between cell and virus provides scientists valuable insights into the development of safe viral vectors for use in oncology

Hybridon collaborates to develop immune modulatory (IMO) compounds for asthma and allergy

Hybridon collaborates to develop immune modulatory (IMO) compounds for asthma and allergy

African HIV subtypes identified in Minnesota

African HIV subtypes identified in Minnesota

West Nile virus more of a threat than previously thought

West Nile virus more of a threat than previously thought

Technology for analyzing gene expression must be standardized

Technology for analyzing gene expression must be standardized

Emergence of cancer as a major cause of death among children in developing regions of the world is not being adequately addressed

Emergence of cancer as a major cause of death among children in developing regions of the world is not being adequately addressed