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Black Seniors Stroll Down Memory Lane Aiming to Stay Sharp

By Lauran Neergaard | Jul 27
Beyond possibly improving their own brain health, the Portland study's enticement is a chance to help preserve community and cultural memories from historically black neighborhoods that are disappearing with gentrification.

Experts: Gun Research Hampered by Law

By Lisa Marie Pane | Oct 16
It's the kind of information you might expect from long-range government research. Yet for the most part, such government research doesn't exist.

Scientists Exit Hawaii Dome After Yearlong Mars Simulation

Aug 30
Six scientists have completed a yearlong Mars simulation in Hawaii, where they lived in a dome in near isolation.

San Francisco to Begin Collecting LGBT Data

By Matthew S. Bajko | Jul 23
The number of San Francisco city agencies collecting sexual orientation and gender identity data is set to grow due to the passage this week of an ordinance authored by gay District 8 Supervisor Scott Wiener.

University Acknowledges Chocolate Milk Study 'Shortcomings'

By Candice Choi | Apr 4
The University of Maryland on Friday acknowledged the "shortcomings" of its study that touted the benefits of a small company's chocolate milk in helping high school athletes.

Aging Diseases Come to HIV-Pozzers a Decade Early

By EDGE | Mar 30
People undergoing treatment for HIV-1 are at increased risk for earlier onset of age-related illnesses such as some cancers, renal and kidney disease, frailty, osteoporosis and neurocognitive disease.

9 of 10 New HIV Infections Could Be Averted Via Care

By EDGE | Mar 3
A new CDC study shows that 9 in 10 new HIV infections in the United States could be averted by diagnosing people living with HIV and ensuring they receive prompt, ongoing care and treatment.

amfAR Dedicates $100M to Countdown for a Cure Initiative

By EDGE | Feb 25
amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, announced on February 19 that it has created a $100 million investment strategy in support of its Countdown to a Cure for AIDS initiative, launched with the aim of developing the scientific basis of a cure by 2020.

Most Men Find HIV 'Insignificant' In Their Lives

By EDGE | Oct 23
The Kaiser Family Foundation's new study shows that most gay men are not concerned about HIV/AIDS, and 30 percent have never been tested.

Scientists Say Test-Tube Penises Ready in 5 Years

By Winnie McCroy | Oct 12
Scientists project that within five years, they will be able to test test-tube penises on men "who have suffered a serious injury to the region, had surgery for cancer or are suffering from a congenital abnormality."

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