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BBC News reports that a study in Nature has found a possible vaccine against an HIV-like-virus. The study was conducted in a monkey model, where monkeys were injected with cytomegalovirus (CMV) as a vaccine and were then exposed to Simian Immunodeficiency Virus (SIV), which is similar to but “up to...
Reuters reports that a study in JAMA has found that financial incentives may spur physicians to provide better healthcare for their patients. The study analyzed 84 small New York City practices and gave 42 of the practices bonuses for “each patient who was appropriately prescribed aspirin, prescribed...
Bloomberg News reports that the FDA has issued a positive review of Roche‘s breast cancer drug Perjeta for early treatment. Perjeta is already on the market for use in women with advanced breast cancer. The FDA now announces that, “Roche’s Genentech unit estimates about 15,000 women with...