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New HIV vaccine trial to use blood tests to confirm results
Date: 2009-07-31 21:26:35
At Vanderbilt University, researchers will be using blood tests to check the effectiveness in a novel HIV vaccine in a study of 1,350 men planned for the next five years.... Full Story

Mineral may help those worried about immune system after HIV testing
Date: 2009-07-31 21:00:27
HIV testing can help consumers learn whether or not they are at risk for the condition, which weakens one's immunity before it progresses into AIDS. Now, researchers say that supplementing one's diet with a mineral may help promote healthy immune system function.... Full Story

Supplements are best source of vitamin D, experts say
Date: 2009-07-30 22:48:09
Coinciding with the onset of the summer season, the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) has published recommendations on the safest ways of achieving vitamin D sufficiency.... Full Story

Study: Vitamin C appears to boost diabetes therapy
Date: 2009-07-30 22:38:44
Based on new research results, scientists believe a combination of insulin and vitamin C may prevent the damage caused by type 1 diabetes. ... Full Story

Food allergy testing could improve nutritional choices
Date: 2009-07-30 22:30:12
Taking a food allergy test may help Americans find out what foods may not work well with their personal physiology and increase their understanding of a sometimes confusing topic.... Full Story

Women may be able to change diet to improve cholesterol test results
Date: 2009-07-30 21:44:10
Women who have received results from a cholesterol test indicating elevated levels of LDL cholesterols may be able to improve future measures by making changes in their nutritional habits.... Full Story

Mononucleosis in teens may be linked to chronic fatigue
Date: 2009-07-20 23:08:27
Once quaintly referred to as "the kissing disease" because it can be spread by saliva, infectious mononucleosis is a common viral infection that results in a few weeks or months of excessive fatigue before fading away.... Full Story

Aldosterone may control circadian rhythm as well as blood pressure
Date: 2009-07-10 22:21:40
A hormone which plays a major part in regulating salt balance and blood pressure in the body may also be involved in controlling your body clock, according to research published in The Journal of Clinical Investigation.... Full Story

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