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Tulane professor leads drug resistance study on children born with HIV

By Nayita Wilson Contributing Writer Researchers have released preliminary findings of an ongoing study to determine the viral resistance of children infected with HIV at

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Sleep apnea may raise risk of diabetes, research suggests

(HealthDay News) — A study of more than 8,600 people suffering from sleep apnea suggests a possible increased risk for developing diabetes, Canadian researchers report.

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Health care clinic targeted for Broadmoor area
By Mason Harrison Contributing Writer A new health clinic in the heart of Broadmoor promises to bring affordable health services to an area—bordered by the former B.W. Cooper housing development; the Gert ...
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Device can save thousands of children from drowning
(Special to the NNPA from the San Diego Voice & Viewpoint) — Pastor George A. McKinney and his family were hosting a pool party four years ago. Several children and ...
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Heroin use surges, its abusers change complexion
A nationwide survey found that heroin users are attracted to the drug not only for the “high” but because it is less expensive and easier to get than prescription painkillers, ...
Clark Atlanta receives grant to study prostate cancer in Black men
By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer (Special from NorthStar News) – The National Institutes of Health has renewed a grant to Clark Atlanta University for research into prostate cancer, the second leading ...
Mouse study raises possibility of new treatment for diabetes
By Robert Preidt Contributing Writer (Special from HealthDay News) -- The discovery of a molecule that can help insulin last longer in the body and work more efficiently at lowering blood sugar ...
Insufficient Vitamin D linked to prostrate cancer in Blacks
By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) — The relationship between melanin and vitamin D — the nutrient that sunlight provides — may explain why African-American, Caribbean, and men of African ...
Type 2 diabetes may shrink the brain, study suggests
(Special from HealthDay News and The NorthStar News) — People with type 2 diabetes may lose more brain volume than is expected as they age, new research indicates.
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Honoring our seniors by protecting them from hunger
By Bishop Don DiXon Williams Contributing Writer (Special to the NNPA from The Washington Informer) — This month we celebrate our seniors. Not only should we take the time to remember the ...

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