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Medical News Today: How can alternative treatments help with HIV?

Alternative treatments and natural therapies can complement usual HIV medications to improve a person’s mental and physical health. In this article, we look at the benefits, risks, and possible drug interactions related to alternative therapy in people with HIV.
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Aging Japan: Dementia puts financial assets of the elderly at risk

Yumiko Okubo, 71, had forgotten how to heat up food.
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Opioid maker Insys paid kickbacks to physician assistant, jury hears

A former Insys Therapeutics Inc sales representative now married to the drugmaker's ex-CEO said on Wednesday she arranged to have a physician assistant in New Hampshire receive kickbacks to prescribe patients its addictive fentanyl spray.
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Medical News Today: Chronic venous insufficiency: What to know

Venous insufficiency occurs when the veins are less able to transport blood back to the heart. Most cases of venous insufficiency are chronic. In this article, we look at the types, causes, and treatments for venous insufficiency.
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Salmonella linked to beef produced by JBS Tolleson sickens over 300

As many as 333 people have been infected with salmonella strain linked to beef products of JBS Tolleson Inc, the U.S. arm of Brazil's JBS SA, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention said on Wednesday.
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Radical surgery for some prostate cancers adds three years to life

(Reuters Health) - - In men with localized prostate cancer discovered because they had symptoms or noticed during a work-up for another medical problem, radical prostate surgery leads to an average of three extra years of life compared to a "watchful waiting" approach, researchers say.
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Dementia risk increased in female vets with brain injury, PTSD

(Reuters Health) - - Female military veterans with traumatic brain injury, post-traumatic stress disorder or depression are more likely to develop dementia later in life than peers without those conditions, a U.S. study suggests.
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J&J says its psoriasis drug superior to Novartis treatment in study

Johnson & Johnson said its drug, Tremfya, was found to be more effective than a rival medicine from Novartis AG in reducing the severity and affected area in adults with moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis in a late-stage study.
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Longer breastfeeding tied to lower risk of liver disease

(Reuters Health) - - Mothers who breastfeed for six months or more may have less fat in their livers and a lower risk of liver disease, a U.S. study suggests.
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Medical News Today: LEEP procedure: What to expect

LEEP stands for loop electrosurgical excision procedure. This test can help diagnose and treat cervical cancer. Learn more about its uses and what to expect here.