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There is a strong inverse association between high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol (the "good" cholesterol) and risk of coronary atherosclerotic disease.
Statin drugs as well as other agents and lifestyle changes have also been shown to slow the progression of and even regress atherosclerosis.
Researchers have created ultrathin, nanoscale films composed of DNA and water-soluble polymers that allow controlled release of DNA from surfaces.
Hepatitis C remains a disease that has infected as many as 5 million Americans: nearly three times the number of individuals infected with HIV AIDS.\n
State health officials have been unable to determine the cause of the recent outbreak of a stomach illness.
Reforms are needed to prevent thousands of deaths each year and to halt the spread of dangerous drug resistant tuberculosis strains across the WHO European Region.\n
Vaccinating poultry, combined with several other control instruments, is an important tool in the worldwide battle against the H5N1 virus
Nitric oxide improves oxygenation but not mortality in acute lung injury.
The recent failure of the drug Actimmune as a treatment for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis in a late stage clinical trial has highlighted the need for better diagnostic markers for the disease in earlier stage trials.
The University of Michigan Health System will participate in a large-scale national clinical trial to learn if the nutritional supplement creatine can slow the progression of Parkinson's disease.
Strengthen our case management, testing capabilities and prevention work so that be able maintain a low number of tuberculosis cases in New Mexico.
Even though it is readily treatable and preventable tuberculosis remains one of the world's leading causes of death from infectious disease.
The Florida Department of Health recognizes March as National Kidney Month, an observance held by the National Kidney Foundation to raise awareness about kidney failure
A drug used to strengthen bone has been found to help reduce the high incidence of hip fractures among people with Parkinson disease
Kent County Health Department Recognizes World Tuberculosis Day.
Researchers at Johns Hopkins have developed a promising new technique for noninvasively tracking where living cells go after they are put into the body.
The Westchester County Department of Health issued a Rabies Alert to residents who may have had contact with a rabid raccoon found at Hilltop Hanover Farm in Yorktown.
An antiviral protein previously shown to inhibit other viruses may also protect against Ebola and Marburg virus infection.
Prince George's County Health Department, in an effort to educate contractors, health care workers, day-care providers and the general public on the impact of lead poisoning, held a Lead Awareness Training Seminar on Thursday, March 15, 2007.
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