A Second HIV Patient Has Cleared the Virus Without Antiviral Drugs

Researchers have identified the second HIV patient to apparently clear the virus from her body—without the use of antiviral drugs. According to a report published Monday in the Annals of Internal Medicine, a now 31-year-old woman who was diagnosed with HIV in 2013 only took antiretroviral therapy for six months during pregnancy to prevent transmitting the infection to her baby. Yet multiple […]

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Measles Threat Grows as 22 Million Infants Worldwide Missed Vaccine Due to COVID Pandemic

Findings released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention this week highlight the renewed threat of another possible measles outbreak. According to the CDC, 22 million babies worldwide did not get the measles vaccine as a result of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The measles is known for being highly contagious and can spread through coughing […]

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COVID-19 Vaccines Seem to Affect Periods, And That’s Finally Being Investigated

Since the rollout of COVID-19 vaccines, thousands of women in the UK have been saying that their periods have been disrupted, say experts. After more than 30,000 women said their menstrual cycle being somewhat altered after getting the COVID-19 vaccine, reported Sky News. The UK’s Yellow Card scheme, where people can voluntarily report their side effects to any medication […]

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Ex-rapper launches Healthy Hip Hop app for kids, parents and teachers

Roy Scott had dreams of being a rapper. Growing up listening to and becoming inspired by artists like Tupac and Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Scott had been inching closer and closer to his dream, eventually signing with a label and collaborating with Tech9. One day, while driving his young son to school, Scott had a “light bulb moment” that let him know […]

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