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HIV infection leaves a ‘memory’ in cells

Though antiretroviral therapy has made HIV a manageable disease, people living with HIV often suffer from chronic inflammation. This can put them at an increased risk of developing comorbidities such as cardiovascular disease and neurocognitive dysfunction, impacting the longevity and…

A key brain protein plays role in childhood movement disorder

Scientists at the UNC School of Medicine and UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy,  in collaboration with a team from Queen Mary University of London, have illuminated the molecular events underlying an inherited movement and neurodegenerative disorder known as ARSACS – Autosomal recessive…

Fixed vial sizes for controversial Alzheimer’s drug could waste $605 million in Medicare spending each year

Medicare could waste up to $605 million per year on the controversial Alzheimer’s drug aducanumab if it is eventually approved for widespread use because it is supplied in vials containing fixed doses that may not be appropriate for all patients–resulting…