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HIV Infection Risk Report: CDC Says 50 Percent Of Black Gay Men Will Get AIDS

Around 50 percent of gay and bisexual black men will get the virus that causes AIDS sometime in their lifetime, according to a recent federal report. Researchers with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) used diagnosis and death data from 2009 to 2013 to estimate the lifetime risk of an HIV infection based on sex, sexual orientation, and ...

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Dementia Rates Are Falling, Report Reveals 44 Percent Drop In Brain Disease

Dementia rates are falling, according to a new report published in the New England Journal of Medicine. Using data obtained from the Framingham Heart Study, dementia rates have fallen by 44 percent since the late 1970’s and early 1980’s. Fox News reports that the most significant drop was among people who graduated high school. Data obtained from the Framingham Heart ...

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Up To 90 Percent Of Adverse Reactions Unreported, Pharma Companies Search Social Media To Make Drugs Safer

Some reports show that up to nine out of 10 adverse reactions from drugs go unreported. In an effort to find those possible adverse drug reactions in medications, pharmaceutical companies are reportedly searching social media for a better chance at learning of potential adverse drug reactions. There are many potential adverse drug reactions that patients might not think of to ...

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Two Percent Of United States Population Accounts Up To Sixty-Three Percent Of HIV/AIDS Cases

Ever since it became known in the 1980s, the human immunodeficiency virus – or what most of the country knows simply as HIV – has become one of the most feared diseases in the United States. The Inquisitr reported numerous times on the disease, in which some people diagnosed with it use it in anger by infecting as many others ...

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Brandon Marshall could be less than 100 percent for fantasy owners

Brandon Marshall admitted his ankle should cost him some time. We break down the fantasy implications. Chicago Bears receiver Brandon Marshall admitted that his ankle sprain from Week 4 was supposed to keep him out for four weeks. He did get some “special/new treatment” on his ankle after he faced the New York Jets in Week 3. The good news ...

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HealthCare.gov Improving, Goals Set At 80 Percent Enrollment Success

HealthCare.gov, despite a rocky launch, seems to be improving. An advisor to President Obama said that in the past week, there were no unscheduled outages. For some users, the first several weeks of the federal healthcare exchanges site was a trying experience. With slow load times, error-filled pages, and unexpected down times, the president began to take flak from both ...

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Distorted Jobs Report Shows Unemployment Rate Up to 7.3 Percent

October’s jobs report is distorted because of the timing of the shutdown. The government’s job report released Friday says the nation added 204,000 jobs in October and that the unemployment rate ticked upward, to 7.3 percent. Those numbers are marred, however, by the government shutdown, and it may be months before data not distorted by the 16-day October shutdown are ...

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