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Large bones found off Hwy 301 are animal remains, medical examiner says
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Large bones found off Hwy 301 are animal remains, medical examiner says

By Deborah Strange, Digital journalist — Authorities determined large bones found off of Highway 301 near the Harnett County-Johnston County line on Saturday were animal remains. Harnett County Sheriff‘s deputies were on the scene for about four hours after receiving a call around 12:43 p.m. about the bones. It was […]

Medical News Today: Can nanotech slow the progress of osteoarthritis?
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Medical News Today: Can nanotech slow the progress of osteoarthritis?

There is still no cure for osteoarthritis. However, one innovative nanotechnological approach may help send therapeutic agents deeper into the affected cartilage and remain active for longer. Osteoarthritis often affects load-bearing joints, such as the knee (shown here). Predominantly a condition associated with older adults, osteoarthritis is a debilitating condition. […]

Medical News Today: Depression: Electrical stimulation can ‘significantly‘ improve mood
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Medical News Today: Depression: Electrical stimulation can ‘significantly‘ improve mood

New research shows that deep brain stimulation can tackle treatment-resistant depression. Stimulating a brain area called the orbitofrontal cortex led to “significant” improvements in mood for people with moderate to severe depression. Using DBS to target certain key areas may relieve symptoms of severe depression. Major depressive disorder affects over […]

Medical News Today: What to know about a fever and HIV
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Medical News Today: What to know about a fever and HIV

One of the earliest indications of an HIV infection can be a fever. A fever in early-stage HIV infection may be a symptom of the virus rapidly multiplying in the body. A usually occurs within 2 to 4 weeks of exposure to the virus. Sometimes, a person may mistake a […]

Medical News Today: What is the link between HIV and shingles?
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Medical News Today: What is the link between HIV and shingles?

Shingles is a common condition. People with compromised immune systems are more likely to experience shingles, and this includes some people with HIV. In this article, we look at the link between and , possible complications, and treatments. How are shingles and HIV related? A person with HIV can lower […]