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Medical News Today: 'Killer T cells' primed to distinguish and destroy shape-shifting HIV, new study
Findings of a new study reveal why attempts to eradicate latent HIV have failed and offer a strategy that could help to form a therapeutic vaccine to eradicate HIV from the body.
Consuming one avocado each day alongside a moderate-fat diet may help lower 'bad' cholesterol in people who are overweight or obese, a new study finds.
Researchers have reported that women with post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms could face an increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
A new CDC report finds that deaths from alcohol poisoning are a bigger problem than previously thought, but that current figures are still likely to be an underestimate.
Reducing the production of fatty acids called ether lipids could be a new treatment strategy for arthritis and leukemia, according to a new study.
For the first time, researchers have convincingly identified an ensemble of neurons in the brain that is crucial to focusing attention and ignoring distractions.
One reason we tend to catch more colds in the winter may be because our noses are cold and our immune system does not work so well at lower temperatures, a new study suggests.
New restriction spectrum imaging-MRI or RSI-MRI is better than current prostate imaging and may have important implications for prostate cancer treatments, new study says.
Obese individuals who have weight loss surgery may have better long-term survival than those who do not have the surgery, a new study finds.
New research suggests that acute heart failure patients should have their blood sugar levels checked on arrival at the emergency department.
Researchers have reported that intensive type 1 diabetes treatment is associated with a modest improvement in life expectancy compared with conventional treatment.
An analysis of the genomes and epigenomes of lean and obese mice and humans has uncovered clues about how genes and the environment conspire to trigger diabetes.