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MSF Treats First CMV Patients With Oral Drugs MSF Treats First CMV Patients With Oral Drugs
  • July 25th, 2014
  • Through a deal brokered with drug manufacturer Roche, CMV patients in Myanmar now need not endure painful injections directly into the eye.

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MSF Treats First CMV Patients With Oral Drugs

MSF Treats First CMV Patients With Oral Drugs

Through a deal brokered with drug manufacturer Roche, CMV patients in Myanmar now need not endure painful injections directly into the eye.

TB Diagnosis: Rollout Strategy As Important As New Tests

TB Diagnosis: Rollout Strategy As Important As New Tests

A study shows that improving the doctor referral network could have just as much impact on TB as implementing expensive new testing.

Acupuncture Can Treat Hot Flashes

Acupuncture Can Treat Hot Flashes

A review of more than 100 studies shows that menopausal women may benefit from acupuncture to treat hot flashes.

Exercise Is The Best Medicine

Exercise Is The Best Medicine

Postmenopausal women should do moderate to high intensity exercise five times a week to enjoy better physical and mental function, study says.

Shorter Sleep, Faster Aging

Shorter Sleep, Faster Aging

The less an elderly person sleeps each day, the greater their decline in cognitive function, study shows.

CSI Launches Singapore’s First Breast Cancer Cell Bank

CSI Launches Singapore’s First Breast Cancer Cell Bank

The Breast Cancer Cell Bank will help to identify new drugs and enhance treatment options for breast cancer patients.

Lead Poisoning Linked To Behavioral Problems

Lead Poisoning Linked To Behavioral Problems

A study of 1,341 preschoolers in China has shown that an average blood lead level as low as 6.4 μg/dL can result in behavioral problems.

Poor Nutrition Linked To Chronic Diseases

Poor Nutrition Linked To Chronic Diseases

Research shows that consuming fruits and vegetables, especially whole grains, can protect against the development of chronic diseases.

Asian Migrants’ Changing Diets

Asian Migrants’ Changing Diets

An analysis of New Zealand’s 2008/09 Adult National Nutrition survey has shown that Asian migrants are more likely to adopt Western diets the longer they live abroad.

Difficult Labor In Overweight Women Due To Faulty Switch

Difficult Labor In Overweight Women Due To Faulty Switch

The ion channel hERG, found to control contractions during labor, is dysregulated in obese women, possibly explaining the pregnancy complications associated with high BMI.