Category: Health Crisis

HIV Eliminated with Novel Approach in Animals

HIV-1 virus DNA was eliminated in the genome of animals, thanks to genomic editing (CRISPR-Cas9) combined with antiretroviral therapy. For this experiment, researchers worked with a mouse model that …

Sugary Drinks: A Possible Cause of Cancer

The consumption of sugary drinks continues to increase all over the world. Fruit juices, sodas and other sugary drinks are responsible for an increased risk of cancer among consumers. …

Overview of the State of Health in Kenya

The health status of people in Kenya has improved significantly, resulting in an increase in life expectancy in good health – time spent in full health – from 50.9 …

Malaria Vaccine Being Rolled Out in Africa

Health workers from Malawi started rolling out the first proven vaccine against malaria. This was a moment US$700 million and 32 years in the making. Case study The name …