Tagged: Health

This Pill Can Stop HIV

The drug that could end the HIV pandemic is already here. Branded Truvada, this pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) prevents HIV infection by blocking the virus’s ability to replicate. “It’s a big deal,” says Robert Grant, a leading HIV/AIDS investigator at the University of California, San Francisco. “It’s an opportunity for uninfected people to proactively protect themselves.”

Medicine is About to Catch up to StarTrek’s Dream

When Gene Roddenberry created Star Trek back in the 60’s, I’m not sure he would have believed anyone.  If they told him, he would be shaping the Future world culture and technology.  With touch screen devices, flip back mobile devices and now it looks like the Medical Tricorder will be the next device to come into reality.