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Health

GSK’s long acting HIV injection gets boost from study

Thursday at 12:35 PM, via Reuters

GlaxoSmithKline’s experimental HIV injection is as effective when given every other month as monthly, according to a study, a convenience that could help the British drugmaker in its battle against a rival drug from Gilead Sciences.GSK’s two-drug injection was as effective as a monthly dose of the same regimen in maintaining viral suppression at 48 weeks in a late-stage study, said ViiV...

The Emperor of All Maladies’ New Clothes

Thursday at 11:00 AM, via New York Times

A physical and psychological trial, cancer also poses the ongoing challenge of finding apparel for bodies altered by treatment.

GSK long-acting HIV injection succeeds in study

Thursday at 09:29 AM, via Reuters

GlaxoSmithKline’s prospective two-monthly two-drug injection to treat HIV was as effective as a monthly dose of the same regimen in maintaining viral suppression at 48 weeks in a late-stage study, the British drugmaker said on Thursday.

When is it time for seniors to hand over the car keys?

Thursday at 08:50 AM, via Health24

There’s no single test to determine whether an older person should continue driving, but health care providers can look at several areas of physical and mental functioning to assess a senior’s driving fitness.

Scientists creating gene map of human ‘microbiome’

Thursday at 07:15 AM, via Health24

The human microbiome contains trillions of bacteria. Most are harmless, many beneficial, but some cause disease. There is growing evidence that these microbes play an important role in health.

Cases of Vaping-Related Illnesses Rise to 153 in 16 States

Thursday at 00:28 AM, via New York Times

The C.D.C. said serious respiratory problems were reported in the past two months, though it remained unclear whether vaping nicotine or THC, the high-inducing chemical in marijuana, was the cause.

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