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Most obese kids don’t think they’re overweight – Mother Nature Network

Mother Nature Network Most obese kids don’t think they’re overweight Mother Nature Network One reason for the disconnect between self-image and the child’s body may be inadequate knowledge about what a healthy weight looks like.

Cystic Fibrosis Drug Combo May Be Less Effective Than Hoped – Philly.com

Boston Globe Cystic Fibrosis Drug Combo May Be Less Effective Than Hoped Philly.com (HealthDay News) — A powerful drug combo may not be as effective against cystic fibrosis as previously thought. New lab-based research on human cells suggests that one of the medications might stop the other from working properly.

Report: PrEP 90% effective with just a few doses per week – Windy City Times

QNews Report: PrEP 90% effective with just a few doses per week Windy City Times A report delivered at the 2014 international Conference on AIDS—simultaneously published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases July 22—said that use of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis, or PrEP, can reduce chances of HIV infection by 90%, even when the patient … Remembering the HIV/Aids researchers and activists lost on MH17 The Guardian AHF mourns MH17 crash victims Park Labrea News/Beverly Press Evidence supports Truvada’s efficacy as anti-HIV Techsonia ABC Online  - The Hindu  - BDlive all 97 news articles »

Healthier Me: How Many Overweight Kids View Themselves – Valley News Live

NPR Healthier Me: How Many Overweight Kids View Themselves Valley News Live More than a third of children and teens in this country are overweight or obese but how many view themselves as such may surprise you. Many overweight kids don’t seem to see themselves that way, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease … Obesity Is Not Recognized by Obese Children Guardian Liberty Voice What Mexican-American children think about being overweight VOXXI 7/23 – CNN Health Minute – I’m Overweight

GSK submits world’s first malaria vaccine for EMA approval – FierceVaccines

Reuters India GSK submits world’s first malaria vaccine for EMA approval FierceVaccines It’s taken 30 years, but GlaxoSmithKline’s ($GSK) experimental malaria vaccine is finally ready for regulatory review. Looking to bring the world’s first shot for the mosquito-borne disease to market, the pharma giant said Thursday that it has submitted its … GSK seeks approval for world’s first malaria vaccine Fox Business Malaria vaccine: why has it taken 30 years to develop

Experts call for stepped-up hepatitis battle – Medical Xpress

Channel News Asia Experts call for stepped-up hepatitis battle Medical Xpress The world can beat the cancer-causing disease hepatitis if it raises its game, but treatment programmes need to go hand in hand with those tackling the likes of HIV, experts said Thursday. Viral hepatitis is a group of infectious diseases known by the letters A, …

European regulator: Morning-after pill OK for heavier women – CTV News

CTV News European regulator: Morning-after pill OK for heavier women CTV News LONDON — A commonly used morning-after pill is suitable for use by heavier women, the European Medicines Agency said Thursday after a review of the evidence sparked by the French manufacturer’s declaration that the drugs didn’t work in women … EU finds ‘morning after pills’ work, regardless of a woman’s weight WTAQ European regulator: Morning-after pill OK for heavier women despite French … Calgary Herald EU regulator: Morning-after pill OK for all women KFOX El Paso all 36 news articles »

Biz Break: Gilead raking in massive cash from hepatitis C drug Sovaldi [San … – Businessweek

Delhi Daily News Biz Break: Gilead raking in massive cash from hepatitis C drug Sovaldi [San … Businessweek July 23–Today: Gilead’s expensive, breakthrough hepatitis drug gives a huge boost to profits and revenues.

Remembering the HIV/Aids researchers and activists lost on MH17 – The Guardian

The Guardian Remembering the HIV/Aids researchers and activists lost on MH17 The Guardian Local people in Hilversum, Netherlands pray during a mass in memory of the victims of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17. Photograph: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images.

Monitoring pulse after stroke may help detect irregular heartbeat – Healio

NPR Monitoring pulse after stroke may help detect irregular heartbeat Healio Monitoring a patient’s pulse after a stroke may be a simple and effective first step in the detection of irregular heartbeat, according to results of recently published study. Researchers provided instructions to 356 patients who experienced an acute ischemic ..

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