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Medical News Today: Is it possible to reverse 'chemo brain?'

Chemotherapy can affect a person’s brain for years after coming to an end. How does it actually change the brain, and is there anything that scientists can do to reverse these effects? Researchers are looking into ways of reversing the ‘chemo brain’ effect. Many people who undergo chemotherapy will notice cognitive impairment and behavioral changes.… Read More »

Medical News Today: What are the signs of an upper respiratory infection?

An upper respiratory infection, or the common cold, is an infection that affects the nasal passages and throat. Treatment is usually simple, unless a person also has a chronic respiratory condition such as asthma. For an upper respiratory infection (URI) to occur, a virus enters the body, usually through the mouth or nose. A person… Read More »

Medical News Today: What are protease inhibitors for HIV?

Treatments for HIV involve taking antiretroviral drugs. Protease inhibitors are one of seven classes of antiretroviral drugs. Antiretroviral drugs are designed to treat HIV. Different drugs have different mechanisms of action. Protease inhibitors work by blocking the activity of HIV protease, which is an enzyme that HIV needs to multiply. A healthcare professional usually prescribes… Read More »