HIV prevention: The Emerging Prevention Regimen from Post-exposure to Pre-exposure Prophylaxis

Like vaccinations for life-threatening diseases such as Hepatitis B and Tetanus, the HIV virus could be tackled more efficiently with the presence of a vaccination for this disease. Researchers have been successful in developing a pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV which is now a leading development towards finally creating a vaccine. Pre-exposure prophylaxis is a… Continue reading

Creepy Crawly Crabs

There was a time, when lice were so much a part of daily life that a good infestation was considered a sign of good health. Bill Bryon in his masterpiece of domestic history “At Home” tells of people forming this idea due to body lice fleeing the heat of a feverish body and poets imagining… Continue reading

HIV PEP – A Ray of Hope

The Human Immunodeficiency Virus known as HIV attacks a person’s immune system making them susceptible to infections like tuberculosis, opportunistic infections and even tumours. These are diseases that would normally not affect people with a strong immune system. Although studies show that there is no cure for HIV, there are drugs available that can slow… Continue reading