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1/27/2015

Estudio reafirma seguridad de medicamentos contra el VIH durante el embarazo
Los medicamentos antirretrovirales que se usan para controlar el VIH son un éxito rotundo en la prevención del contagio del virus de madre a hijo. Estos medicamentos no sólo son esenciales para mantener la salud de una mujer embarazada que tenga el VIH, sino que también casi han eliminado la transmisión del VIH de madre a hijo. En los Estados Unidos, la probabilidad de que la madre transmita el virus a su hijo es ahora menos del uno por ciento.

1/27/2015

NIH launches tool to advance Down syndrome research
The National Institutes of Health has launched a subsite of DS-Connect: The Down Syndrome Registry for researchers, clinicians, and other professionals with a scientific interest in Down syndrome to access de-identified data from the registry.

1/27/2015

Study Reaffirms Safety of Anti-HIV Drugs During Pregnancy
The antiretroviral drugs used to keep HIV at bay are an unqualified success at preventing the spread of the virus from mother to child. The drugs are not only essential for maintaining the health of a pregnant woman with HIV, they have also nearly eliminated the transmission of HIV to her baby. Among U.S. women, the likelihood of a mother passing the virus on to her child is now less than 1%.

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