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HIV and schistosomiasis programmes should be combined to reduce the spread of HIV

Testing and treatment programmes for HIV and schistosomiasis (also known as snail fever or bilharzia) could be profitably combined in settings with a high prevalence of both infections, results of a study published in PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases suggest. Retrospective research involving over 1000 HIV-serodiscordant couples in Lusaka, Zambia, showed that infection with schistosomiasis was… Read More »

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One cardiologist's mission to reduce statin use for cholesterol

I used to practice this way until I realized that all I was doing was covering up the downstream effects of poor diet with a bunch of drugs, instead of changing the food. I am a practicing cardiologist. I trained at some of the finest medical institutions in the world, including Mayo Clinic and Johns… Read More »

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Can Music Actually Reduce Stress?

We all pretty much accept that music is food for the soul, but we rarely ponder on the meaning of this. This is a “fact” that we primarily intuit, but there is something to be said about the nearly magical nature of sonic harmony. When a situation becomes dire and days acquire all shades of… Read More »

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