Study finds users prefer daily oral PrEP pill despite new options

When PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis), a drug that prevents HIV infection, was first approved by the FDA in 2012, it was a medical breakthrough that promised to drastically reduce HIV transmission. Traditionally, PrEP is administered ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New study reveals a way to help prevent childhood stunting

A relatively small intervention could have a huge impact on a damaging condition that stalks children in the developing world. A new Stanford-led study shows that adding zinc to farmland soil can help prevent childhood stunting, ...

Medical research

Tropical plant native to China reveals antiobesity potential

Obesity, a major risk factor for various lifestyle diseases such as diabetes and hypertension has become widespread worldwide. A multi-institutional research group led by Associate Professor Akiko Kojima of the Graduate School ...

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