Archive: 10/6/2009

Continuing racial differences in HIV prevalence in US

HIV prevalence among African Americans is ten times greater than the prevalence among whites. This racial disparity in HIV prevalence has persisted in the face of both governmental and private actions, involving many billions ...

Oct 06, 2009
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Antibiotic may be new stroke treatment

The antibiotic minocycline may revolutionize the treatment of strokes. A new study, published in the open access journal BMC Neuroscience, describes the safety and therapeutic efficacy of the drug in animal models.

Oct 06, 2009
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A woman in space

In the early years of the "space race" (1957-1975) two men sought to test a scientifically simple yet culturally complicated theory: that women might be innately better suited for space travel than men. In ...

Oct 06, 2009
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