Teens with HIV at high risk for pregnancy, complications

Teenage girls and young women infected with HIV get pregnant more often and suffer pregnancy complications more frequently than their HIV-negative peers, according to new research led by Johns Hopkins investigators.
A report on the multi-center s…

Non-alcoholic energy drinks may pose ‘high’ health risks

COLLEGE PARK, Md. — Highly-caffeinated energy drinks — even those containing no alcohol — may pose a significant threat to individuals and public health, say researchers at the University of Maryland School of Public Health and Wake Fo…

MicroRNA-TP53 circuit connected to chronic lymphocytic leukemia

HOUSTON – The interplay between a major tumor-suppressing gene, a truncated chromosome and two sets of microRNAs provides a molecular basis for explaining the less aggressive form of chronic lymphocytic leukemia, an international team of researchers…

AADR testifies to the FDA advisory panel on dental amalgam

Gaithersburg, MD — On December 14-15, 2010, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) convened an Advisory Panel to discuss several scientific issues that may affect the regulation of dental amalgam. At the conclusion of the hearing, the Panel v…

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