Tag Archives: Form

Study of injectable PrEP reports the best efficacy seen yet for any form of PrEP in women

HPTN 084 study finds significantly lower adherence in women taking daily PrEP pills A second study of an injectable HIV drug used to prevent HIV has had its randomised phase stopped early after it became clear that giving women a two-monthly injection of a prevention drug resulted in nearly nine times fewer infections than giving… Read More »

Arizona and Colorado HIEs to partner, form new regional exchange

CORHIO and Health Current, the state health information exchanges for Colorado and Arizona, respectively, are joining forces, and aim to launch a new data exchange to better serve providers and their patients across the region. WHY IT MATTERSThe two HIEs, which together manage data for some 1,320 healthcare organizations across Arizona and Colorado, say they’re… Read More »

A moderate dose of novel form of stress promotes longevity

A newly described form of stress called chromatin architectural defect, or chromatin stress, triggers in cells a response that leads to a longer life. Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and the Houston Methodist Research Institute report in the journal Science Advances that moderate chromatin stress levels set off a stress response in yeast, the… Read More »

How Hurricanes Form

Hurricanes are extremely complicated weather systems that can only be formed when several conditions are absolutely perfect all at the same time. Even today’s top scientists don’t completely understand how hurricanes form but they do know mostly what’s necessary. Hurricanes get their massive amounts of energy from warm, moist air. A Hurricane typically will only… Read More »