In The News – HIV

Cancer drug that can potentially help with HIV cure One of the more successful HIV treatment therapies being widely used is the HAART (Highly active antiretroviral therapy). This therapy works by suppressing the HIV viruses with drugs until they become almost undetectable, giving patients a chance to live virtually symptom-free for as long as they… Continue reading

Efforts to Curb the Scourge of HIV

Recent advancements in technology and medical practices are helping curb the HIV pandemic that has haunted the globe for decades. HIV can never be completely eliminated from the body and this deadly virus infects 2 million people annually. Therefore, efforts are being made worldwide to: help those affected by the virus; help prevent the virus… 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