1. Health & Medicine

    Sedentary Off-hours Link to Alzheimer’s

    People who have Alzheimer's disease in old age were generally less active physically and intellectually between the ages of 20 and 60 than were people who don't have the disease.

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    Stress-prone? Altering the diet may help

  3. Health & Medicine

    Surveying the Swiss: The eyes have it

    Magnetic resonance imaging can help determine the health of a wheel of cheese.

  4. Health & Medicine

    The Good Trans Fat

    One arcane family of fats may be tapped to treat or prevent a host of diseases.

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    Mice reveal new, severe form of allergy

    Researchers studying an induced condition in mice akin to multiple sclerosis have stumbled across a situation in which mice suffered a severe allergic reaction to injected protein fragments that mimic one their own proteins.

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    Fat harbors cells that could aid joints

    Researchers have found a way to trick fat into generating cartilage.

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    Vaccine may prevent some cervical cancers

    A new vaccine spurs people to produce a strong immune response against human papillomavirus, a virus that can infect both men and women and causes cervical cancer in women.

  8. Health & Medicine

    Fighting cancer from the cabbage patch

  9. Health & Medicine

    AIDS-treatment guidelines revised

    A panel of scientists has changed the guidelines for prescribing medication for HIV-infected patients, considerably lowering the suggested T-cell-count and HIV-copy thresholds.

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    AIDS drug performs well in early test

    A new drug called T-1249, which keeps the AIDS virus from fusing with immune cells, proves largely safe in people.

  11. Health & Medicine

    Some HIV patients getting transplants

    Organ transplants succeed in some HIV-infected people, spurring further research into this practice.

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    Anti-HIV mutation poses hepatitis risk

    A genetic mutation that protects people from AIDS may also make them susceptible to hepatitis C.