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Improved liver function, but progressive kidney damage, among children on antiretroviral therapy in Ethiopia

Among HIV-positive children with liver and kidney abnormalities, liver enzyme abnormalities improved while kidney function progressively deteriorated the longer the children were on antiretroviral therapy (ART). With the exception of nevirapine, the specific ART regimen did not have a significant effect on changes in liver enzymes or kidney function. These findings from the Ethiopian Paediatric… Read More »

Nerve damage: Using electronic implants to hasten healing

An implantable electronic device that can heal injured peripheral nerves by stimulating them with electric pulses before the body biodegrades and absorbs it has shown successful results in preliminary tests. Scientists have created a new device that can help heal nerve damage. A study led by Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO,… Read More »