Tag Archives: Approach

Diagnosing secondary headache in children may need new approach – Healio

PHILADELPHIA — Some of the common symptoms used to determine if a child or teenager is experiencing a secondary headache may no longer be reliable, according to an abstract presented at the American Headache Society Annual Scientific Meeting. “The literature has begun to question the validity of some of the common red flags as true… Read More »

Improved stem cell approach could aid fight against Parkinson’s

Scientists have taken a key step towards improving an emerging class of treatments for Parkinson’s disease. The advance could markedly improve a next generation of therapies for the condition, which affects around one in 350 people in the UK. It could aid development of the promising treatment-; known as cell replacement therapy -; which was… Read More »

AIDS: An approach for targeting HIV reservoirs

Current HIV treatments need to be taken for life by those infected as antiretroviral therapy is unable to eliminate viral reservoirs lurking in immune cells. Institut Pasteur scientists have identified the characteristics of CD4 T lymphocytes that are preferentially infected by the virus — it is their metabolic (or energy-producing) activity that enables the virus… Read More »