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HIV pills show more promise to prevent infection

Dr. Lisa Sterman holds up a Truvada pill, an HIV treatment pill used to prevent infection in people at high risk of getting the AIDS virus, at her office in San Francisco. Research showing that the pill does not encourage risky sex and is effective even if people skip some doses was discussed July 22, 2014, at the International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, Australia. Jeff Chiu / AP

There is more good news about HIV treatment pills used to prevent infection in people at high risk of getting the AIDS virus: Follow-up from a landmark study that proved the drug works now shows that it does not encourage risky sex and is effective even i More

Poor teens' health may benefit from attending top schools

Chicago — Disadvantaged teens may get more than an academic boost by attending top-notch high schools — their health may also benefit, a study suggests. More

Think amaranth for healthy 'grain' variety

Amaranth is in the same family as spinach, Swiss chard, beets and quinoa — a different plant species than true cereal grains, like oats and wheat. More

New protein may play rolein Alzheimer's

This undated image provided by the Mayo Clinic shows an abnormal TDP-43, the two circular brown blobs, in the brain of a patient with tau neurofibrillary tangle, blue flame shape blob in the middle, and Alzheimer's disease during the pathological analyses in Rochester, Minn. Scientists have linked a new protein to Alzheimer's disease, different from the amyloid and tau that make up the sticky brain plaques and tangles long known to be its hallmarks and was discussed July 16, 2014, at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference in Copenhagen. AP

Scientists have linked a new protein to Alzheimer's disease, different from the amyloid and tau that make up the sticky brain plaques and tangles long known to be its hallmarks. More

Number of people with HIV worldwide unchanged since 2012

London — The number of people living with HIV worldwide has remained virtually unchanged in the past two years and AIDS-related deaths are at their lowest since peaking almost a decade ago, according to a report from the United Nations AIDS agency release More

Study: U.S. Alzheimer's rate seems to be dropping

The rate of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias is falling in the United States and some other rich countries — good news about an epidemic that is still growing simply because more people are living to an old age, new studies show. More

Health care overhaul boosts insurance industry, report finds

The Affordable Care Act has been a boon to Michigan's health insurance industry, boosting sales of individual policies by nearly 40 percent in the first three months of this year, according to a report released Monday. More

Imprecise dose sizes common, study says

— The song says a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, but a study says that kind of imprecise measurement can lead to potentially dangerous dosing mistakes. More

Which diet is the right diet?

Dear Dr. Roach: I am taking Zetia and niacin for extremely high cholesterol and triglycerides. Exactly what type of diet should I be on to lower my cholesterol and triglycerides? Many of the processed (cheese, ice cream, cookies, etc.) fat-free, cholesterol-free foods are high in sugar. More

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