- Infectiousness Of HIV May Be Reduced By Suppressing Herpes Virus
A recent study of men co-infected with herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) and HIV revealed that drugs used to suppress HSV decrease the levels of HIV in the blood and rectal secretions, which may make patients less likely to transmit the virus.
- CT Colonography Used In Elderly Patients Detects A High Number Of Abnormalities Outside The Colon
CT colonography (CTC), when used in elderly patients, can detect a high number of new and significant abnormalities outside the colon (including cirrhosis and tumors) and is well tolerated, according to a recent study.
- Melatonin Could Actually Be Hurting You At Night!
What do you do when a naturally occurring hormone in your body turns against you? What do you do when that same hormone – melatonin – is a popular supplement you take to help you sleep?
- Antidepressant Use And Suicide In Young People, Australia
Antidepressants should not be ruled out as treatment for young people with depression, especially since recent studies have shown no connection between these medications and suicide in younger patients, according to an article in the latest Medical Journal of Australia.