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Study shows interruption of antiretroviral therapy increases risk of disease and death

...been a concerted research effort to test treatment interruption strategies that may enhance patients' quality of life and limit adverse drug effects. The strategies evaluated in the SMART Study compared the recommended continuous use of antiretroviral therapy (anti-HIV medicines) with use of antiretroviral ther...

Morning grogginess more debilitating than sleep deprivation, according to CU-Boulder study

...r studies are needed to measure the effects of nap interruption and "recovery sleep" in on-call, sleep-deprived individuals. The study also illuminates the challenges faced by everyday people who are forced to make crucial decisions following abrupt awakening. "If a person is awakened suddenly by a fire alarm, ...

UCSD study finds anthrax toxins also harmful to fruit flies

...flies--an effect that can also be understood as an interruption of another unrelated signaling process common to flies and humans. "We asked the simple question of whether anthrax toxins affecting mammals could act on the fly counterparts of proteins affected in humans, and the answer is yes," said Ethan Bier, ...

Limiting the damage in stroke

...bilities for millions of people every year when an interruption of the flow of blood to brain cells deprives them of vital oxygen and nutrients. But the fate of the cells seems to depend on what happens next. Scientists discovered that damaged and dying brain cells are very actively using an internal "communicati...

Careless reporting on HIV 'could cost lives'

...to set up an independent inquiry, which led to the interruption of the trial. Link to full paper in BMC International Health and Human Rights Reference: BMC International Health and Human Rights 5, 6 (2005) ...

Canada approves marijuana-based pain spray

...severity and often resolved with down-titration or interruption of treatment.8 Sativex is expected to be available through Canadian pharmacies by late Spring 2005. Multiple sclerosis (MS) in Canada MS is a disease of the central nervous system and is the most common neurological disease affecting young adults i...

BRCA1 causes ovarian cancer through indirect, biochemical route

...egular menstrual cycles through their life without interruption by pregnancy or oral contraceptive use are at highest risk for developing sporadic ovarian cancer," Dubeau explains. "So we had some clues that the cells that control the menstrual cycle-the ovarian granulosa cells-have an influence on ovarian cancer...

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