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Widespread global implementation of WHO's 'Treat All' HIV recommendation

Added: 16.07.2019 1:19 | 5 views | 0 comments

A new study shows that the World Health Organization's (WHO) 2015 recommendation for immediate treatment of all people living with HIV has become the standard of care across HIV clinics in countries around the world. While most countries have adopted the WHO's ''Treat All'' recommendation, the extent to which these guidelines had been translated into practice at HIV clinics around the world was previously unknown.

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Adults with HIV who have compassionate care providers start and remain in treatment longer

Added: 14.07.2019 23:17 | 11 views | 0 comments

Researchers find patients who perceive their primary care providers as lacking empathy and not willing to include them in decision making are at risk for abandoning treatment or not seeking treatment at all.

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From the archives: At home with Pavarotti

Added: 14.07.2019 22:56 | 2 views | 0 comments

Modena, Italy is currently home to the world's best restaurant. It also produced one of the world's finest opera singers. "60 Minutes" met him in 1993.

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To the Moon! Apollo 11's great adventure

Added: 14.07.2019 15:19 | 1 views | 0 comments

Jeffrey Kluger, editor-at-large at Time magazine, recounts the human landmark of landing men on the lunar surface. Kluger talks with Apollo 11 command module pilot Michael Collins and astronaut Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin and, in archive footage, hears from mission commander Neil Armstrong about the achievement of the first Moon landing, and of the "magnificent desolation" they found there.

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CRISPR baby mutation significantly increases mortality

Added: 13.07.2019 17:44 | 2 views | 0 comments

Six months ago, a Chinese scientist announced that he had edited the genomes of two babies born last year. The germline edits with CRISPR-Cas9 supposedly changed the CCR5 gene to prevent HIV from invading immune cells. An analysis of records in the U.K. Biobank shows that having two copies of this mutation is associated with a 21 percent increase in mortality.

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HIV: Reprogramming cells to control infection

Added: 12.07.2019 21:18 | 19 views | 0 comments

Following research on cohorts, scientists have described the characteristics of CD8 immune cells in these 'HIV controller' subjects. The unique antiviral power of these immune cells can be attributed to an optimal metabolic program that confers persistence and the ability to react effectively against infected cells. Working ex vivo, the scientists successfully reprogrammed cells from infected non-controller individuals to give them the same antiviral potency as controllers' cells.

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This Day In History: John F. Kennedy's moon shot speech

Added: 11.07.2019 20:26 | 2 views | 0 comments

President John F. Kennedy announced his plan for the U.S. to put man on the moon 55 years ago. In the May 25, 1961 address to Congress, Kennedy called for the country to put men on the moon by the end of the decade. Just over 8 years later, on July 20, 1969, NASA's Apollo 11 mission fulfilled that goal. Watch Kennedy's address from the CBS News archives.

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Evidence for link between 'leaky gut' and autoantibody production in HIV-positive patients

Added: 10.07.2019 23:20 | 2 views | 0 comments

Investigators report that autoantibody production in HIV-positive patients who have undergone antiretroviral therapy is linked to levels of Staphylococcus products in their blood.

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| New Guinea earthquake kills 9,000 – archive, 10 July 1976

Added: 10.07.2019 5:30 | 22 views | 0 comments

10 July 1976: Missionaries will be the only people with any practical expertise on dealing with disaster on this scale
The major earthquake reported to have killed 9,000 people in the area of Indonesia two weeks ago may have wrought a peculiarly desperate havoc. This is one of the most isolated areas in the world, and one of the most difficult to reach with aid.

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How long does Amazon Alexa keep your data?

Added: 10.07.2019 3:07 | 5 views | 0 comments

Amazon recently admitted to recording and archiving voice data from its Alexa app. As it turns out, the company actually retains users' voice recordings and transcripts until the customer chooses to delete them. CNET senior reporter Ben Fox Rubin joins CBSN's Errol Barnett for a closer look.

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