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  1. HIV Cells Duplicate Even When Treatments Work

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Aug. 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- HIV can continue to multiply in patients who are responding well to antiretroviral therapy, U.K. researchers say. Treatment advances over the last 30 years mean that HIV -- the virus that causes AIDS -- is suppressed to a

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  2. Active As Teen, Free of Diabetes In Later Life?

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Aug. 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- High levels of physical activity during the early teen years might reduce the risk of diabetes later in life, a new study suggests. The research included 300 children who were checked for insulin resistance every year fro

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  3. A Man's Meat Intake Might Influence His Fertility

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Aug. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Attention, men: Your favorite meats might be helping or harming your fertility, a new study suggests. While the research can't prove cause and effect, it shows that men involved in fertility treatment who ate a lot of pr

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  4. Too Few Heart Attack Patients Get Cardiac Rehab?

    By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Aug. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Cardiac rehabilitation programs are considered a key part of recovering from a heart attack -- but only a small minority of patients ever attend one, a new study finds. Of the thousands of older Americans who'd suffered a h

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  5. Weight-Loss Surgery's Benefits May Fade With Time

    By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Aug. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Although weight-loss surgery may produce initial dramatic weight loss and improve type 2 diabetes, a new study suggests that in the long run, many people regain weight and see their diabetes return. In fact, in the fir

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  6. Younger Hysterectomies Tied to Heart Disease Risks

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Aug. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Hysterectomy is associated with an increased likelihood of cardiovascular risk factors and disease, especially among younger women, a new study suggests. Mayo Clinic researchers looked at data from more than 7,600 women.

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  7. 380 in 26 States Sickened by Tainted Cilantro

    Aug. 5, 2015 -- A stomach illness linked to Mexican cilantro contaminated by human waste has been diagnosed in more than 380 people in 26 states, according to the U.S. government. The outbreak of the intestinal infection cyclosporiasis that appears to have started after May 1 is being investigated b

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  8. This May Boost Advanced Prostate Cancer Survival

    By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Aug. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Chemotherapy at the start of hormone therapy can extend the lives of men with prostate cancer that has spread beyond the gland, a new study finds. Over nearly 29 months of follow-up, men with advanced prostate cancer w

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  9. Brain Scans Show Benefits of Reading to Kids

    By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Aug. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Brain scans reveal that preschoolers whose parents read to them regularly show more activity in key areas of their brains. Reading to young children is well known to have benefits, including better language skills. And expe

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  10. Lifesaving Chemo for Ovarian Cancer Is Underused

    Aug. 5, 2015 -- Almost a decade ago, the National Cancer Institute alerted doctors that a treatment that could extend the lives of women with advanced ovarian cancer was not being used often enough. The announcement was supposed to make the treatment, called intraperitoneal chemotherapy or IP, more

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