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Ivanhoe.com Top 10 Viewed Stories for December 13, 2013

Medical Breakthroughs: Ivanhoe Insider
Reported by Ivanhoe Broadcast News

This Week's Top 10 Viewed Stories
         1. HIV Patients May be Cured!
(Ivanhoe Newswire) - Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine are studying radioimmunotherapy (RIT) to kill off HIV-infected cells.
         2. Better Posture: Tips to Straighten Up!
ORLANDO, Fla. (Ivanhoe Newswire) - How’s your posture right now? Are you sitting up straight or are you slouched over? Poor posture can take a serious toll on your spine, shoulders, hips, and knees.
         3. Alternative to Transplant: Islet Therapy for Diabetes
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (Ivanhoe Newswire) - For those with type 1 diabetes, taking multiple injections of insulin every day or wearing a pump are parts of life. But varying levels of insulin can lead to low blood sugar, a life threatening condition, and for some, their only alternative is a pancreas transplant. Now, a new technique is giving these patients their lives back without the need for insulin.
         4. Impact of Vitamin D on MS
(Ivanhoe Newswire) - Vitamin D may block harmful immune cells associated with multiple sclerosis (MS) from travelling to the brain, according to research from Johns Hopkins.
         5. A Vaccine for Multiple Sclerosis?
(Ivanhoe Newswire) - In people who show the beginning signs of multiple sclerosis (MS), a vaccine used to prevent tuberculosis in other parts of the world might help prevent the disease.
         6. Sex Actually Linked to Healthier Lives? (2nd week)
(Ivanhoe Newswire) - A new study at the University suggests that sex may in fact be one of the secrets to good health and a longer life, at least in fruit flies.
         7. Cancer Cells ’Hide’ from Treatment
(Ivanhoe Newswire) - Brain cancer cells reduce gene mutation exposure when they sense treatments aimed to seek these cells out, and then increase expression after it senses treatments are gone.
         8. Diagnosing Diabetes: It’s in the Blood (2nd week)
ABBOTT PARK, Ill. (Ivanhoe Newswire) - Heart disease, stroke, blindness, and kidney failure are just some of the devastating complications of diabetes. Nearly 26 million people have the disease in the U.S. and three times that amount are pre-diabetic and don’t know it. Now, a new test could help them before it’s too late.
         9. ED Medication Helps Menstrual Cramping?
(Ivanhoe Newswire) - A recent study out of Penn State College of Medicine finds that erectile dysfunction medication may help women who suffer from moderate to severe menstrual cramps
         10. Conversation Project: Talking About Death
BOSTON (Ivanhoe Newswire) - It’s the conversation many of us avoid: dying and end of life wishes. But, after dealing with her mother’s death, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Ellen Goodman founded The Conversation Project.

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