Blockbuster Drug For Sickle Cell Disease?

A crescent moon is never as fulfilling as a full moon and now a new drug seeks to find a way to turn a crescent full again.

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Cholesterol Drugs May Slow Diabetic Vision Loss, Study Finds

A large-scale study funded by the National Institutes of Health found that both blood sugar control and a combination of cholesterol-lowering lipid drugs were effective in slowing the progression of diabetic retinopathy.

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Special Report: Fighting the U.S. AIDS Epidemic

An estimated 1.2 million people in the U.S. have the HIV virus. OneMedPlace speaks with AIDS advocate Michael Manganiello about the scope of the epidemic, the possibility of a vaccine, and what needs to happen to make a national AIDS strategy a reality.

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NIH Proposal Expands Stem Cell Funding

Embryonic stem-cell research would get a financial boost under a new proposal by the National Institutes of Health. According to the Wall Street Journal, the NIH guidelines expand funding for cell lines derived from surplus human embryos.

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