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Aussie lockdown could outlast others

It’s the COVID-19 Catch-22: The better we are at arresting the disease, the longer we suffer financial pain. But the worse we are, the more people die. It’s the give-and-take of “flattening the curve”. We know that by reducing the rate at which people get COVID-19, the more likely our hospitals can treat those who… Read More »

Medical News Today: Could a probiotic prevent or reverse Parkinson’s?

A new study using a roundworm model of Parkinson’s disease found that a probiotic bacterium could prevent, and in some cases reverse, toxic protein buildup. Misfolded alpha-synuclein proteins in the brain are the hallmark sign of Parkinson’s disease. Many experts believe that these toxic protein clumps lead to the progressive loss of brain cells that… Read More »

Could UK HIV transmissions really go down to near-zero by 2030? The latest report suggests so

90% viral suppression rate reached in London; most people on ART now have lower death rate than the general population The latest annual report on HIV diagnosis, treatment and testing in the UK should have come out, as they normally do, in advance of World AIDS Day, 1 December last year. It did not, due… Read More »

Could 1 Dose of HPV Vaccine Be Enough?

By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Dec. 27, 2019 (HealthDay News) — In a finding that might make the HPV vaccine more palatable to many, new research suggests a single dose may provide just as much protection from cervical cancer as the recommended two to three doses do. “The vaccine is extremely effective, and can… Read More »