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…

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…

DHA improves memory and cognitive function in older adults

WASHINGTON, D.C., November 8, 2010 — A study published in the November edition of Alzheimer’s & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer’s Association suggests that taking docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) may improve memory and learning in older adults w…

CRN responds to JAMA fish oil study

WASHINGTON, D.C., October 19, 2010 — In response to a study regarding fish oil use during pregnancy published in the October 19 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading…

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