New long-acting injectable drug might soon be a key HIV treatment

New long-acting injectable drug might soon be a key HIV treatment

American scientists have developed an injectable drug that blocks HIV from entering cells. They say the new drug potentially offers long-lasting protection with fewer side effects and could eventually replace drug ‘cocktail’ therapies.

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South Africans support Health Promotion Levy after successful mass media campaign

South Africans support Health Promotion Levy after successful mass media campaign

Public backing for government interventions to combat South Africa’s obesity epidemic increased significantly during the period where a national mass media campaign aired, according to Healthy Living Alliance, Health-e News Service, Vital Strategies and other organisations spearheading the campaign.

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