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Ebola Protein Discovery Could Clear Path For Treatment

Ebola Protein Discovery Could Clear Path For Treatment

Newsy (Aug. 13, 2014) Researchers found Ebola's VP24 protein interferes with the body's immune response system. It's a finding that could to future treatment. Video provided by Newsy
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Gilead's $1000-a-Pill Drug Could Cure Hep C in HIV-Positive People

Gilead's $1000-a-Pill Drug Could Cure Hep C in HIV-Positive People

TheStreet (July 21, 2014) New research shows Gilead Science's drug Sovaldi helps in curing hepatitis C in those who suffer from HIV. In a medical study, the combination of Gilead's Hep C drug with anti-viral drug Ribavirin cured 76% of HIV-positive patients suffering from the most common hepatitis C strain. Hepatitis C and related complications have been a top cause of death in HIV-positive patients. Typical medication used to treat the disease, including interferon proteins, tended to react badly with HIV drugs. However, Sovaldi's %1,000-a-pill price tag could limit the number of patients able to access the treatment. TheStreet's Keris Lahiff reports from New York. Video provided by TheStreet
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Got a Rash? Your Tablet Might Be the Cause

Got a Rash? Your Tablet Might Be the Cause

AP (July 14, 2014) Recent medical reports detail that you can get rashes from nickel while using your cell phone, laptop, or tablet against your skin. Like in the case of an 11-year-old boy recently treated for a nickel rash from using his Ipad. (July 14) Video provided by AP
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CDC Recommends Daily Pill To Prevent HIV Infections

CDC Recommends Daily Pill To Prevent HIV Infections

Newsy (May 15, 2014) CDC officials are recommending people at high risk for contracting the HIV virus take a daily antiretroviral pill to help prevent infection. Video provided by Newsy
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