Archive: 28/10/2009

AIDS experts say Russia needs new HIV strategy

(AP) -- AIDS experts urged Russian officials on Wednesday to scrap their abstinence-based strategy for curbing the spread of HIV, saying the country's fast-growing epidemic could be entering a dangerous new phase.

dateOct 28, 2009 in HIV & AIDS
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Pumpkin skin may scare away germs

The skin of that pumpkin you carve into a Jack-o'-Lantern to scare away ghosts and goblins on Halloween contains a substance that could put a scare into microbes that cause millions of cases of yeast infections in adults ...

dateOct 28, 2009 in Biochemistry
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The Medical Minute: Talk about prescriptions

Look in your wallet, purse, personal digital assistant or smart phone and you probably have a list of names, phone numbers and addresses. You might even have a file for your passwords or important account numbers, birthdays ...

dateOct 28, 2009 in Medications
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