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Image US doctors cure child born with HIV Medical...

US doctors cure child born with HIV Medical history made with first 'functional cure' of unnamed two-year-old born with the virus but now needing no medication. #science #hivaids #health #news #medicine #immunology

   

Image 6 Ways to Keep Cancer at Bay | 1. Eat...

6 Ways to Keep Cancer at Bay | 1. Eat organic fruits and vegetables. 2. Choose personal care products carefully. 3. Make sure your cleaners are clean. 4. Go with a greener dry cleaner. 5. Exercise regularly.6. Find ways to unwind. #science #health #medicine #living #justlearned #knowledgefix

   

Image 'Erasing Death' Explores The Science Of...

'Erasing Death' Explores The Science Of Resuscitation | What happens when we die? Wouldn't we all like to know. We can't bring people back from the dead to tell us — but in some cases, we almost can. #medicine #science #health #books #sciencebooks #healthbooks #medicinebooks

   

Image Optogenetics is the amazing field that...

Optogenetics is the amazing field that combines optics and genetics in order to control events in living cells. First predicted by Francis Crick (yes, THAT Crick) in 1999, a breakthrough came in 2005 when researchers found that mammalian neurons could be targeted and manipulated through this process. #science #medicine #research

   

Image Study Shows Working Memory Is Driven By...

Study Shows Working Memory Is Driven By Prefrontal Cortex And Dopamine | In a new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), researchers from Princeton University say that they have discovered the mechanisms that control how our brains use new information to modify our existing priorities. #Science #Medicine #Neuroscience

   

Image Variation in Specialty Care Hospitalization...

Variation in Specialty Care Hospitalization for Children With Chronic Conditions in California, Lisa Chamberlain, Jia Chan, Mahlow P, Lynne C. Huffman, Kristen Chan, Paul H. Wise, Pediatrics vol. 125, 6 (2010). #Medicine #Science #Research #Medicalresearch

   

Image The US Global Health Initiative: Informing...

The US Global Health Initiative: Informing Policy with Evidence Commentary | AUTHORS Eran Bendavid - Stanford University Grant Miller - Stanford University, PUBLISHED BY Journal of the American Medical Association, Vol. 304 no. 7, page(s) 791-2, August 18, 2010. #Medicine #Science #Research #Medicalresearch

   

Image The Relation of Price of Antiretroviral...

The Relation of Price of Antiretroviral Drugs and Foreign Assistance with Coverage of #HIV Treatment in Africa: Retrospective Study Journal Article, Authors Eran Bendavid, Jay Bhattacharya, Nicole Smith, Eric Leroux, Grant Miller | PUBLISHED BY BMJ, Vol. 2010 no. 341, page(s) c6218 18 November 2010. #Medicine #Science #Research #Medicalresearch

   

Image What Do My Dreams Mean? | Dream Decoder |...

What Do My Dreams Mean? | Dream Decoder | “Dreams don’t happen to us, we happen to them,” says Edinburgh-based dream psychologist Ian Wallace, author of The Top 100 Dreams. In other words, we’re the director, star, and producer of all the movies that play inside our heads after we fall asleep (in fact, we create about five 15- to 40-minute dreams per night). But it’s not just for our own entertainment. #Dreams #Health

   

Image The Best Vitamin for a Cold | Vitamin C is...

The Best Vitamin for a Cold | Vitamin C is the best vitamin for a cold due to its role in immunity. This vitamin has been shown to stimulate the production of infection-fighting white blood cells, including cells known as neutrophils that attack bacteria and viruses, such as cold viruses. Another type of white blood cell stimulated by vitamin C produces interferons, which also have antiviral properties. #health #vitaminc #curecolds

   

Image Nursing Your Sweet Tooth | Sugar is the...

Nursing Your Sweet Tooth | Sugar is the generalised name for a class of sweet-flavored substances used as food. They are carbohydrates and as this name implies, are composed of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen. There are various types of sugar derived from different sources. Simple sugars are called monosaccharides and include glucose, fructose and galactose. #Food #health #infographics

   

Image 6 Unhealthy Things You Should Stop Saying...

6 Unhealthy Things You Should Stop Saying Now | You've probably engaged in "fat talk"– most women have – but did you know that this kind of everyday putdown can take a big toll on your mood and well-being? Here are some smarter things to say instead. | 1. “Look at my arm jiggle.” 2. “You always…” or “You never…” 3. “I’m such a pig.” 4. “I’m soooo sorry.” 5. “Ugh, I’m beyond stressed.”6. “I can’t afford this.” #health #language

   

Image Napping | This beautiful inforgraphic gives...

Napping | This beautiful inforgraphic gives you all the factoids about napping you could ever want. #Food #health #infographics

   

Image Yellow Ginko Tree Leaves in Washington DC ...

Yellow Ginko Tree Leaves in Washington DC USA | Flickr | Ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba) in Chinese&Japanese, also spelled gingko and known as the maidenhair tree, is a unique species of tree with no close living relatives. The ginkgo is a living fossil, as a unique species recognisably similar to fossils dating back 270 million years. Native to China, the tree is widely cultivated and introduced early in human history, and has various uses as a food and in traditional medicine #medicine #health

   

Image The rise of medical tourism | Ethical, legal...

The rise of medical tourism | Ethical, legal issues when people travel to other nations for health care | he intersection of medical tourism and ethical and legal questions are at the heart of I. Glenn Cohen's new book, “Patients with Passports: Medical Tourism, Law, and Ethics,” the focus of his year as a fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.

   

Image New study finds 45,000 deaths annually...

New study finds 45,000 deaths annually linked to lack of health coverage Uninsured, working-age Americans have 40 percent higher death risk than privately insured counterparts | Nearly 45,000 annual deaths are associated with lack of health insurance, according to a new study published online today by the American Journal of Public Health. That figure is about two and a half times higher than an estimate from the Institute of #Medicine (IOM) in 2002.

   

Image Forward thinking on HIV Researchers develop...

Forward thinking on HIV Researchers develop model for designing more effective drug cocktails | Harvard's Alison Hill & Daniel Rosenbloom, with Professor Martin Nowak, have shown that the relationship between adherence to a drug regimen and resistance is different for each of the drugs that make up the “cocktail” used to control #HIV. "What we demonstrate in this paper is a prototype for predicting, through modeling, whether a patient at a given adherence level is likely to develop res

   

Image A 150-Calorie Spiced Pear Cocktail to Toast...

A 150-Calorie Spiced Pear Cocktail to Toast to Fall: Vitamin G: Health & Fitness: glamour.com. Tito's Spiced Pear Cocktail Approximately 150 calories for 3oz 1.5 oz Tito’s Handmade Vodka (90 cals) 1 oz Rothman & Winter Orchard Pear liqueur (50 cals) .5 oz fresh-squeezed lemon juice (4 cals) Barspoon St. Elizabeth’s Allspice Dram (6 cals) #drinks

   

Image Afternoon Snack Recipe: Portobello Pizza:...

Afternoon Snack Recipe: Portobello Pizza: Vitamin G: Health & Fitness: glamourAfter all, it has garlic, tomatoes, onion, basil, parmesan, parsley, olive oil, leek--all mixed and baked on top of large portobello mushroom caps. Pretty yum, right? And one cap tops out at about 64 calories. #food healthy

   

Image vegan & gluten free asian pear & coconut...

vegan & gluten free asian pear & coconut crisp . What you'll need: for the filling:6 Asian pears, sliced (you can peel them if you like, but I didn't because I'm lazy and I like to think the skin adds fiber) 2 tbsps lemon juice 1 or 1 1/2 tbsps sugar sprinkle of coconut for the topping: 1 1/2 cups almond meal, 1 cup oats, 1/3 cup sugar, 1/3 cup ground flaxseed meal, 1/3 cup shredded coconut, sprinkle of salt cinnamon to your taste (I used about 2 tsps)1/2 cup coconut oil, 1 tsp vani

   

Image 7 Cute, Yummy Ways to Make Your Food...

7 Cute, Yummy Ways to Make Your Food Portable Vitamin G #Health&Fitness #glamour I think I'm just feeling the spirit of the tailgate--because I'm totally loving these adorable ways to make your food portable.

   

Image Afternoon Snack Recipe: Fluffernutter...

Afternoon Snack Recipe: Fluffernutter Smoothie Vitamin G #Health &Fitness #glamour This, lovelies, is a Fluffernutter Banana Smoothie, created by Averie Sunshine at Averie Cooks. It's got all the important flavors of a fluffernutter--namely marshmallows and peanut butter--but uses just a little sugar and the milk of your choice (almond, soy, regular).

   

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Quality Education | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization #healtheducation | Access to educational opportunities is widely recognized as an effective means for reducing vulnerability of children and young people to HIV. #UNESCO supports efforts to ensure that all learners are reached with relevant and appropriate learning opportunities of good quality.

   

Image HIV and AIDS | United Nations Educational,...

HIV and AIDS | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization #healtheducation

   

Image For a health reform model, try Brazil | ...

For a health reform model, try Brazil | Harvard Gazette | Scholars and public health experts gathered at the Harvard School of Public Health to examine Brazil’s progress toward meeting the United Nations’ Millennium Development goals, and to see if there are lessons that can be applied to other countries. #health #harvard #brazil

   

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