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December 01, 2012

Steroid Injections for Back Pain May Lower Bone Mass

SATURDAY, Dec. 1 (HealthDay News) -- Older women who get steroid injections in the spine to treat lower back pain may be at risk for bone loss in their hips, a small study suggests.

Anti-HIV Drugs May Curb Transmission to Uninfected Partner: Study

SATURDAY, Dec. 1 (HealthDay News) -- Providing antiretroviral therapy for the HIV-infected partner in a couple where only one person has HIV can help protect the uninfected partner from getting the virus, at least in the short term, according to a new study.

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