Scientists say child has been 'functionally cured' of HIV infection with early treatment
Scientists say child has been 'functionally cured' of HIV infection with early treatment By T.C. Sottek on March 3, 2013 06:03 pm Email @LaughingStoic 100Comments Don't miss any stories Follow The Verge HIV budding Medical researchers announced today that, for the first time, a child born with HIV appears to have been cured. Doctors are hopeful that the results may be replicated and used to treat infants infected by pregnancy or delivery in the first few days of life.
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Dropped your toast? Five-second food rule exists, new research suggests
Dropped your toast? Five-second food rule exists, new research suggests. Food picked up just a few seconds after being dropped is less likely to contain bacteria than if it is left for longer periods of time, according to new research. The findings suggest there may be some scientific basis to the '5 second rule' -- the urban myth about it being fine to eat food that has only had contact with the floor for five seconds or less.
An Associated Press investigation reports that a vast array of pharmaceuticals show up in the water of 41 million Americans. The drugs are concentrated in the water in tiny quantities, but some scientists worry that there could still be harmful effects for humans.