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A Glimmer of Hope for an HIV Vaccine

By Eduardo  Gonzales, MD Q: Is it true that a vaccine against HIV will be available soon? How serious is the HIV-AIDS epidemic in the…

A research team noticed a sharp increase in the amount of bacteria sticking to airway cells after e-cigarette exposure; Such adhesion has previously been shown to increase susceptibility to disease. (AFP / MANILA BULLETIN)

Vaping may boost pneumonia risk: study

By Agence France-Presse Vaping may help pneumonia-causing bacteria stick to cells lining the airways, likely boosting disease risk, researchers said Thursday. A study published in…

The progress, and the gap, in cancer survival rates are especially large for childhood cancers, according to the CONCORD-3 study covering 71 nations and 18 types of cancer, published in the medical journal The Lancet. (AFP / MANILA BULLETIN)

Global cancer survival up, but progress uneven: study

By Agence France-Presse Cancer survival is increasing across the world but large gaps endure between nations, while some cancers remain hard to treat everywhere, according…