Tag Archives: AIDS

Is Your Birth Control Contributing to the Spread of HIV?

Recent research about injectable long-acting hormone contraceptive suggests it may be increasing the risk of acquiring human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Research with scary compelling narratives always get media exposure. This research is no different. Science reporting has become a lost art, and it is no … Continue reading

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Truvada, the Preventative HIV Drug

The preventative HIV drug Truvada, one of several HIV pre-exposure prophylaxes (PrEP) endorsed by the World Health Organization and the Centers for Disease control, has renewed discourse surrounding sexual health in the LGBT community. The drug represents a major breakthrough … Continue reading

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I Want to Drink a Homeopathic Preparation of HIV-Contaminated Blood

“Foolhardy.” “Reckless ignorance.” “Darwin Award candidate.” These are selected phrases from the responses I’ve received during my private inquiries over the past couple of weeks. I’ve been speaking with lab managers, AIDS researchers, and doctors about my plan to make … Continue reading

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The Most Powerful Crackpot on Earth

Matthias Rath is a medical doctor turned vitamin entrepreneur. He runs the Dr. Rath Health Foundation  and is the former head of Cardiovascular Research at the Linus Pauling Institute. He has been called “the most powerful crackpot on the Earth” … Continue reading

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Pill Can Stop Spread of HIV in Heterosexuals

It is estimated that there are currently 33 million people in the world infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) that causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).  Only half of those people realize they are infected.  The lion’s share of HIV/AIDS … Continue reading

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