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Yale scientist sheds light on latest AIDS research


4 Dec, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
In November 2014, helpmeoutdoc¬†News interviewed Mihai Ciubotaru PhD, lead researcher at Yale University, the Department of Immunobiology. Dr. Ciubotaru and his team focus on specific AIDS drugs intended¬† to help pregnant women affected by diseases while extending the life prospects of babies after are born. Dr. Ciubotaru kindly answered our…

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Heart attack survivors benefit from new polypill


3 Sep, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
A new pill targeting heart attack survivors significantly amplifies the chances patients will adhere to complicated treatment, reducing the risk of a reoccurring incident. Typically, heart attack victims receive a cocktail of drugs to minimize the risk of similar accidents, especially during hospitalization following such an episode. As many as…

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New drug promises improvements on heart failure treatment


1 Sep, 2014 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
A new drug extends the life of patients with heart failure, and will likely replace the 20 year standard treatment of the disease. Made by Swiss company Novartis, the experimental drug not only reduces the risk of dying from cardiovascular conditions by 20 percent, but it also minimizes the risk…

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Brain tumors are more likely in men than women, study shows


20 Aug, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
A recent study in Journal of Clinical Investigation shows Retinoblastoma Protein, associated with low risk of cancer, is significantly less active in men's brain cell than it is in women's. Dr. Joshua Robin and his colleagues conducted various experiments on anglioblastoma's cell model by exposing brain cells of both men…