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HIV and schistosomiasis programmes should be combined to reduce the spread of HIV

Testing and treatment programmes for HIV and schistosomiasis (also known as snail fever or bilharzia) could be profitably combined in settings with a high prevalence of both infections, results of a study published in PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases suggest. Retrospective research involving over 1000 HIV-serodiscordant couples in Lusaka, Zambia, showed that infection with schistosomiasis was… Read More »

Breast cancer awareness: 8 products designed to go beyond the pink and help spread the word

Here are a few products intentionally designed around bringing about breast cancer awareness that are worth your time and money. When it comes to breast cancer awareness and education, there are many ways that people both affected or not affected by the disease can help raise money for organizations that help patients through their process… Read More »