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Hope for long-haulers? Vaccines quell symptoms in some patients

Hope for long-haulers? Vaccines quell symptoms in some patients

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Some people who have spent months suffering from long-haul covid-19 are taking to social media to report their delight at ...
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No HIV vaccine yet but decades of false starts provide guidance to coronavirus researchers

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Thirty-six years [after the virus's discovery], there still is no HIV vaccine. But instead of being a cautionary tale of ...
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COVID-19 can be passed from mother to fetus

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[COVID-19] can be passed to fetuses and newborns, according to results of a small study released [July 9]. Just two ...

Infographic: From head to toe, coronavirus affects the body in unpredictable ways

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Today, there is widespread recognition the novel coronavirus is far more unpredictable than a simple respiratory virus. Often it attacks ...
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Why the US is ‘not nearly as prepared as we need to be’ to deal with China’s coronavirus

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Now, with word of the first U.S. patient to contract the new virus that has killed 17 people in China comes the ...

Can deep brain stimulation treat opioid addiction?

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A surgeon has implanted electrodes in the brain of a patient suffering from severe opioid use disorder, hoping to cure ...
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Once-a-year drug implant could solve one of the biggest obstacles for effective HIV treatments

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An early test of a new drug and method of blocking HIV infection suggests they could overcome one of the ...
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Failure of first US uterine transplant blamed on organ donation system

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On March 7, 2016, doctors at the Cleveland Clinic introduced the nation to Lindsey McFarland, the first person to undergo a ...

Pioneering cancer immunotherapy researchers awarded Nobel Prize in medicine

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The Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine was awarded Monday [Oct. 1, 2018] to cancer researchers James P. Allison and ...
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First US uterus transplant fails due to post-surgery complications

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The woman who received ...

Remarkable success stories bring cancer immunotherapy into the limelight

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Oncologist Nizar M. Tannir has seen kidney tumors larger and more aggressive than the 8-inch, 31/2-pound behemoth surgeons removed from Philip ...
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