Tag Archives: Research

Danish research underlines the importance of monitoring kidney function in patients doing well on antiretrovirals

[unable to retrieve full-text content]The prevalence of impaired kidney function is low among white HIV-positive individuals with an undetectable viral load, Danish investigators report in HIV Medicine.  However, the rate was still double that seen in closely matched HIV-negative controls (4% vs 2%), and as a risk factor for impaired kidney function, infection with HIV was… Read More »

Cancer and nutrition research: How best to move it forward – Medical News Today

In the past few decades, a number of studies have suggested a link between dietary habits and the development of cancer. However, much of this research has been unable to move beyond observing links. Now, specialists in cancer and nutrition suggest a way forward. At a recent conference, specialists discussed ways of taking cancer and… Read More »

Gene editing research registry needed: WHO

A central registry of human gene editing research plans should be set up to ensure transparency, World Health Organisation (WHO) experts say After its first two-day meeting in Geneva, WHO’s panel of gene editing experts on Tuesday said it would be irresponsible for any scientist to conduct human gene-editing studies on people. The panel –… Read More »