HIV & AIDS

HIV linked with increased risk of sudden cardiac death

People living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) have a higher risk of sudden cardiac death than people who do not have HIV, especially if the virus is not well-controlled or if they have other heart disease risk factors, ...

Immunology

Changed established truth about the immune system

Protein in the blood did not have the function researchers believed in the interaction between two of the body's defense systems. Professor Tom Eirik Mollnes and colleagues thereby changed an established truth.

Cardiology

Blood pressure rises by stealth in poorer nations

More than half a billion people worldwide live with undetected, untreated hypertension, even as the disease burden shifts from rich nations to poor countries with limited resources to detect and manage the condition.

Medical research

What are researchers doing to stop dementia?

They are words nobody wants to hear: Alzheimer's disease and dementia. As the population ages, a growing number of older adults gradually lose cherished memories and the ability to think and, ultimately, to perform even the ...

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