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New Research Shows Promise for Possible HIV Cure

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Researchers have used radioimmunotherapy (RIT) to destroy remaining HIV-infected cells in the blood samples of patients treated with antiretroviral therapy. The approach could provide a strategy for curing HIV infection, according to research presented at RSNA 2013. Highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) has transformed the outlook for patients infected with HIV by suppressing the replication of the virus in the …

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Breast Density Measurement May Predict Cancer Risk

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Automated breast density measurement predicts breast cancer risk in younger women, and that risk may be related to the rate at which breast density changes in some women as they age, according to research presented at RSNA 2013. Breast density, as determined by mammography, already is known to be a strong and independent risk factor for breast cancer. The American …

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