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The Science of HIV/AIDS

HIV/AIDS has taken the lives of over 39 million people worldwide, despite our efforts to prevent, treat and better understand it. But with 35 million people currently infected, what exactly is it, and are we close to a cure? To contract HIV, the virus must enter the bloodstream – and it’s often transmitted from infected…

By Jose Scott January 21, 2020 100

COCO90s – Continuous Glucose Monitoring

Research has shown that a mother’s weight during pregnancy can have long term health effects on both the mother and child Scientists are still unsure of the way a pregnant woman’s weight causes health problems, and what we can do to prevent them New technologies provide a chance to understand the causes and consequences of…

By Jose Scott January 19, 2020 0

AIDS 101 | National Geographic

(dramatic music) – [Narrator] About 37 million people around the world are currently living with AIDS making the disease one of the worst pandemics in modern history. AIDS or Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome is a disease in which the human immune system is severely impaired. It’s caused by the human immunodeficiency virus or HIV and is…

By Jose Scott January 13, 2020 0