NN: medical news (Aug. 2, 2008)

Medical News Today (Aug. 1): “One of the major reasons that treatment for HIV/AIDS often doesn’t work as well as it should is resistance to the drugs involved. Now, scientists at McGill University have revealed how mutations hidden in previously ignored parts of the HIV genome play an important role in the development of drug resistance in AIDS patients.”

New York Times (July 29): Research on a drug for preventing mother-to-child transmission shows it can harm babies, raising hard questions for doctors.

Medical News Today (July 27): NIAID “is reshaping its research enterprise to broaden HIV vaccine discovery activities.” 

Medical News Today (July 27): In the light of a recent study, scientists look at the effect of stress and relaxation on the immune system.

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~ by h.e.g. on August 2, 2008.

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