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HIV fatigue: Causes and treatments

In this article, we look at the causes of HIV-related fatigue, how to overcome fatigue, and the effects HIV has on a person’s mental health. An unusual level of fatigue, along with other symptoms, can be an early symptom of HIV. Fatigue can be an early symptom of HIV. HIV-related fatigue is often related to […]

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Is Crowdfunding Too Often Used for Bogus Treatments?

TUESDAY, Oct. 23, 2018 — Crowdfunding pleas for dubious or potentially unsafe medical treatments are increasingly common, and raised nearly $7 million on social media in two years, researchers report. An ill patient pleading for naturopathic cancer treatments or hyperbaric oxygen therapy can be hard to resist. Ditto a parent seeking antibiotics for their child […]

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How an idea from a lab may change cancer treatments

In recent years, researchers have begun to fight cancer by genetically engineering a patient’s own immune system to target the disease. Quad Technologies, a company that grew out of a Northeastern research lab, has been developing technology to facilitate this process. This summer, Quad Technologies was acquired by a global life sciences company that will […]

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AI model takes us closer to personalised cancer treatments

The ‘holy grail’ of cancer treatment: Scientists take a huge step towards personalised therapies after developing an AI model that predicts how tumours will respond to drugs Could help doctors identify the best treatment and drug dose for each patient The model may be available on the NHS in as little as 10 years time […]

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Butt acne: Home and natural treatments for folliculitis

Butt acne is not the same as face acne. A breakout on the face is typically a condition called acne vulgaris, which has specific treatments and remedies. Anyone who has tried these treatments to clear up acne on their buttocks will notice it does not have the same results. What people refer to as butt […]

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Link to brain protein holds promise for new depression treatments

Scientists have long known that an imbalance in brain chemistry can lead to depression. University of Victoria researchers have taken this knowledge a step further, examining what happens inside the brain’s cells in order to better understand how depression occurs. The results of that research raise the possibility of new treatments in the future for […]