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TB Alliance Drug

Until quite recently, people suffering from highly drug-resistant tuberculosis had poor treatment options and a poor prognosis. However, a new medicine for people with the worst cases of TB is now giving hope where almost none existed. Developed by scientists at the New York–based non-profit TB Alliance, the new pill

HIV | Longevity LIVE

Global statistics show that approximately 37 million people worldwide are currently living with HIV (1). Unfortunately, there is no cure for the disease and the only way to manage it is with ARVs. However, a recent study shows promising news in regards to finding a cure for the disease. It’s

HIV | Longevity LIVE

It would seem as though some battles are being won in the fight against HIV/AIDS, with 1.4 million new infections among children under 15 successfully averted since the year 2010. According to Dr Idris Baba – HIV/AIDS specialist with UNICEF in Kaduna, Nigeria – 80% of pregnant women with HIV

HIV | Longevity LIVE

On commemorating World AIDS Day on the first of December, it is important to discuss some of the issues related to this illness – not just on the day that remembers the disease, but through the month as well. While statistics show a definite improvement in the number of people