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Extra blood pressure lowering cuts renal events in type 2 diabetics

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Reducing blood pressure with the drug combination perindopril-indapamide reduces renal events in patients with type 2 diabetes, even when the initial blood pressure is < 120/70 mmHg, according to a report in the April issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. ...

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Gene therapy shows modest efficacy for HIV infection

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A gene therapy protocol developed by scientists in Australia and the US for treatment of HIV-1 infection suppressed viral load and increased CD4 cell count during a phase II study. This study "shows the potential of the gene therapy approach for the treatment of HIV-1 and...

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Autologous osteoblast injection hastens fracture healing

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – An injection of autologous cultured osteoblasts can accelerate the healing of long-bone fractures, according to a report in the February 12th online issue of BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders. "While fractures generally will eventually heal, bone union can frequently be delayed...