National Institutes of Health

National Institutes of Health

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A nine-year-old South African child who was diagnosed with HIV infection at one month of age and received anti-HIV treatment during infancy has suppressed the virus without anti-HIV drugs for eight and a half years. ...
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Cervical cancer accounts for more than 500,000 new cases of cancer and more than 250,000 deaths each year worldwide. ...
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The first HIV vaccine efficacy study to launch anywhere in seven years is now testing whether an experimental vaccine regimen safely prevents HIV infection among South African adults. ...
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Women who reported feeling depressed during the first two trimesters of pregnancy were nearly twice as likely to develop gestational diabetes. ...
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A new analysis has provided the strongest evidence to date that nausea and vomiting during pregnancy is associated with a lower risk of miscarriage in pregnant women. ...
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For HIV-infected mothers whose immune system is in good health, taking a three-drug antiretroviral regimen during breastfeeding essentially eliminates HIV transmission by breast milk to their infants. ...
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Study shows benefits of regularly consuming peanut-containing foods early in life to prevent the development of a peanut allergy. ...
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A new study shows that couples who attempt to conceive within three months after losing an early pregnancy have the same chances, if not greater, of achieving a live birth. ...
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National Institute of Nursing Research will begin a year-long observation of its first 30 years at National Institutes of Health with scientific symposium. ...
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Extremely preterm infants, those born before the 28th week of pregnancy, are surviving in greater numbers, according to a new study. ...
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