MPX – Monkeypox – Your Questions Answered (video) Thorne Harbour Health, 26 Aug, 2022 Thorne Harbour Health’s Cal Hawk is joined by Dr Vincent Cornelisse to unpack the latest information we have about the current global outbreak of the monkeypox virus (MPXV) including what our communities can do now to reduce their risk. Vincent is a specialist in sexual health medicine and...
Child Living with HIV Maintains Remission Without Drugs Since 2008
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), July 24, 2017 A nine-year-old South African child who was diagnosed with HIV infection at one month of age and received anti-HIV treatment during infancy has suppressed the virus without anti-HIV drugs for eight and a half years, scientists reported today at the 9th IAS Conference on HIV Science in Paris. This case appears to be the...
HIV Therapy May Also Lower Risk for Hepatitis B, Study Says
Medline Plus, October 12, 2015 Not only does effective HIV therapy thwart that virus, it may also reduce the risk for hepatitis B infection, a new study says. “What this means to us is that effective HIV therapy appears to restore an impairment in the immune response that protects someone with HIV from acquiring hepatitis B infection,” study senior author Dr. Chloe Thio said. Read...
What is AIDS and HIV? (video)
AIDS is a disease caused by a virus called HIV which alters the immune system, making sufferers much more vulnerable to infections and diseases.
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ABC Health Report on: Endometriosis
ABC Radio National, Monday 10 November 2014 5:50PM Endometriosis is a common medical condition, affecting one in ten Australian women. Sufferers describe the pain as otherworldly – as if they are being torn up from their insides. Yet the treatment options available in Australia are minimal. This is the story of a tenacious mother-daughter team who fought tooth and nail, via Twitter and...
‘Elite controllers’ may provide clues for HIV cure (NHS Analysis)
NHS Choices, Wednesday November 5 2014
“Scientists have uncovered the genetic mechanism which appeared to have led two HIV-infected men to experience a ‘spontaneous cure’,” the Mail Online reports.
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