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"Safe" Drug Consumption, Youth with HIV, Promising Vaccine Research, and More in the AIDS and HIV News Source

The latest research, features, and experts on HIV and AIDS.

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Fruit Flies Journey to International Space Station to Study Effects of Zero Gravity on the Heart

Researchers at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP) today announced six boxes of fruit flies (Drosophila melanogaster) will travel to the International Space Station (ISS) to study the impact of weightlessness on the heart. The fruit flies are scheduled to launch on June 1, 2017, from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center and will travel to the ISS via a SpaceX Dragon spacecraft.

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Kidneys From Diabetic Donors May Benefit Many Transplant Candidates

• Patients who received kidney transplants from donors with diabetes had better survival compared with those who remained on the waitlist. • Patients at high risk of dying while on the waitlist and those at centers with long wait times may benefit the most from transplantation with kidneys from diabetic donors.

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Government Transparency Limited When It Comes to America’s Conserved Private Lands

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A new study led by researchers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison examined why private-land conservation data is sometimes inaccessible and found that limited capacity within some federal agencies as well as laws prohibiting others from disclosing certain information are to blame.

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Gene Linked to Hormone That Impacts Soybean Nodule Development

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Researchers have identified the SUR2 gene as playing a key role in the production of auxin, a hormone that affects soybean nodule development. The work is part of a National Science Foundation project to identify the genetic mechanisms that direct and coordinate formation of the soybean nodule.

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Stroke Risk Factors for Pregnant Women with Preeclampsia Uncovered

Researchers at Columbia University found that women with preeclampsia have a higher stroke risk during pregnancy and postpartum if they have urinary tract infections, chronic high blood pressure, or blood disorders.

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Don’t Let These 7 Dangerous Foods Spoil Your Holiday Weekend Picnic

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ATS 2017 Wrap-Up: Rapid Sepsis Treatment, Predicting Mortality After the ICU and More

Thousands of critical care and pulmonology specialists from across the world gathered this week for the American Thoracic Society International Conference in Washington, D.C., to share research, medical developments and best practices for patient care. Here, we highlight a few standouts.

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