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Study of injectable PrEP reports the best efficacy seen yet for any form of PrEP in women

HPTN 084 study finds significantly lower adherence in women taking daily PrEP pills A second study of an injectable HIV drug used to prevent HIV has had its randomised phase stopped early after it became clear that giving women a two-monthly injection of a prevention drug resulted in nearly nine times fewer infections than giving… Read More »

SA reports ‘very troubling’ outbreak

South Australia has recorded its first community transmitted coronavirus cases since April – seven months – after three infections were reported on Sunday. The source of the new infections are not known with health authorities fearing hundreds of people in the city’s northern suburbs could have been exposed to the deadly virus. The next 24-hours… Read More »

No leg to stand on? Supreme Court justices harp on key legal concept in ACA case

For all the partisan wrangling over the pivotal health law case, the Supreme Court Justices seem skeptical of whether the plaintiffs even have standing to bring the challenge against the Affordable Care Act in the first place.  The two-hour oral arguments held Tuesday largely centered on the question of standing, dominating the discussion more than any… Read More »

Do Not Use: Black Salve is Dangerous and Called by Many Names

Image Español You may have seen websites selling certain salves or creams (commonly known as “black salve”) claiming to treat or cure cancer, boils, moles and skin tags (benign, or non-cancerous, growths of the skin). These claims are false. Salve products containing corrosive ingredients, including black salve, are dangerous and are not approved by the… Read More »

Summer Glow Without The ‘Ow’

This summer you don’t have to worry about damaging your skin in the sun – instead, get that healthy glow all by yourself! Caribbeantan’s easy, streak-free application makes it the perfect self-tan range to do from the comfort of your own home. So, get yourself ready for a proper pamper session, the results will be… Read More »