Antiretroviral reduces HIV related morbidity and Mortality

HEALTH: Antiretroviral therapy (ART) for the treatment of HIV infection has improved steadily since the advent of potent combination therapy. With the advancement in HIV treatment, there has been significant improvement in the safety and tolerability of regimens. Antiretroviral therapy has dramatically reduced HIV- associated morbidity and mortality and has transformed HIV disease into a […]

Why Uncontrolled HIV May Be Behind The Emergence Of Omicron?

HEALTH: Where did Omicron come from? By all accounts it is a weird variant. Though highly mutated, it descended not from one of the other variants of concern, such as Alpha, Beta or Delta, but from coronavirus that was circulating maybe 18 months ago. So where has it been all this time? And why is […]

Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) Medicine Reduced HIV By 81%.

HEALTH: Exposure prevention is the primary strategy for reducing both occupational and non-occupational HIV transmission. However, following accidental contact with blood and other body fluids, exposed individuals may be at risk of HIV, Hepatitis B Virus and Hepatitis C Virus infection. In addition, depending on the type of exposure, other infections, such as tetanus or […]