Mathilde Krim, The Woman Who Made The Fight Against HIV Easy Dies at 91

Follow @Nhealthy_Talk Mathilde Krim, who crusaded against the scourge of AIDS with appeals to conscience that raised funds and international awareness of a disease that has killed more than 39 million people worldwide, died on Monday at her home in Kings Point, N.Y. She was 91. Her death was confirmed by Bennah Serfaty, a spokeswoman […]

A Once Weekly HIV Pill About to Become a Reality

Follow @Nhealthy_Talk Researchers say a once-a-week, slow-release pill may keep HIV infections under control and help prevent new HIV infections altogether. The pill in question is still early in development. But it contains the same highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) — the drug combination that revolutionized HIV treatment back in the mid-1990s. Those medications turned […]

Are You HIV Positive? Smoking Increases Your Chances Of Dying Of Lung Cancer

Follow @Nhealthy_Talk Smokers who are HIV positive, who consistently take their antiretroviral medications may be far more likely to die of lung cancer than of AIDS, according to a U.S. study. “Today, the number one killer of people with HIV on treatment in the U.S. is not the virus, it’s smoking,” said lead study author […]

Africa to get state-of-art HIV drugs for $75 a year

Follow @Nhealthy_Talk In the fight against the epidemic known as HIV, more and more people should be allowed to have better treatment. And according to news reports Africa will be getting a power HIV drugs used by the rich and developed countries for as low as $75 per patient a year. As Bill Gates’ charitable […]

Scientists Creates New Antibody That Can Attack 99% Of HIV Strains

Follow @Nhealthy_Talk A collaborative work between the US National Institutes of Health and the pharmaceutical company Sanofi has brought together scientists who have managed to engineer an antibody that attacks 99% of HIV strains and can prevent infection in primates. According to The International Aids Society said it was an “exciting breakthrough” and human trials […]

Bronchitis/Pneumonia, Not HIV Now The Leading Cause of Death In Africa

Follow @Nhealthy_Talk Natural Health Blog:  We all know that when it comes to diseases in Africa, HIV is the biggest and most deadliest threat. We fear the disease more than anything else, even more than we do such nightmare as witchcraft. But there is good news! According to WHO HIV/AIDS is no longer the leading […]

How Many Nigerian’s Know About The HIV Prevention Drugs (PrEP)?

Follow @Nhealthy_Talk Naturally Healthy. How many Nigerian’s know about the HIV prevention drug called PrEP or Pre-exposure prophylaxis? As a drug PrEP can stop HIV from taking hold and spreading throughout your body.  Daily PrEP reduces the risk of getting HIV from sex by more than 90%. Among people who inject drugs, it reduces the […]

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