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Monday, May 16, 2011

NIH's Research Matters On HIV, Secondhand Smoking, And Drug Research Related To Blood Pressure.

NIH's Research Matters is an avenue for new on research related to all health matters. It publishes a series of article related to research weekly. These articles are from the Office of Communications and Public Liaison, Office of the Director, National Institutes of Health and we plan to include these in Meddesktop. The initial pointers include three articles related to HIV, Secondhand smoking, and a drug designed for Blood Pressure helping against muscle loss and rebuilding injured muscle.
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Community Involvement Raises HIV Testing Rates

A new study suggests that community-based programs in rural areas can increase HIV testing in young people. Putting this type of strategy into practice might reduce risky behavior and help keep the spread of HIV in check.

How Secondhand Smoke Affects the Brain

Secondhand smoke has a direct, measurable impact on the brain similar to what's seen in the person doing the smoking, according to new research.

Blood Pressure Drug May Help Muscle

A drug commonly used to treat high blood pressure shows promise in mouse studies for protecting against muscle loss and rebuilding injured muscle. The finding might have implications for slowing the muscle loss that occurs with age

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