Research Update

Helwig, David; Brown, C.J.
February 2000
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/08/2000, Vol. 162 Issue 3, p406
Academic Journal
Offers research updates in the medical field as of February 8, 2000. Discovery of a link between smallpox and HIV resistance; A study showing that postmenopausal women who took hormone replacement therapy had fewer cardiovascular risk factors than women who do not; Discovery that Dunnigan-type familial partial lipodystrophy (FPLD), a body-fat disorder that often leads to diabetes, is caused by a mutation of the lamin gene. INSET: Briefly....


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