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Blacks Are Less Likely Than Whites to Get Treatment for Heart Disorder

Image African-Americans are less likely than white people to get the newest stroke-preventing medicines for atrial fibrillation, a new study found. Atrial fibrillation, often called A-fib, is the quivering or irregular heartbeat that increases the risk for stroke and other heart problems. The standard treatment is oral anticoagulants, or blood thinners, to prevent blood clots.… Read More »

Viral load in semen rapidly rebounds to potentially infectious levels when HIV treatment is interrupted

Viral load rebounds rapidly in semen to potentially infectious levels following interruption of combination antiretroviral therapy (cART), according to French research published in AIDS. Increases in viral load in both blood and semen were observed within two weeks of treatment interruption. Four weeks after stopping therapy, all participants had detectable virus in their semen. Viral… Read More »