Tag Archives: infections

Trump wants to end HIV infections by 2030 – here's how to do it

US president Donald Trump addresses the nationBill Clark/CQ Roll Call/Getty By Chelsea Whyte During his State of the Union address on 5 February, US president Donald Trump announced a goal of  ending HIV transmission in the US by 2030. “Scientific breakthroughs have brought a once-distant dream within reach,” he said. “Together, we will defeat AIDS in… Read More »

Study finds probiotics not effective in treating children with viral intestinal infections

A quick Google search for ‘probiotics’ reveals several websites suggesting the benefits of probiotics for gut health and their efficacy in treating common stomach bugs. However, the published literature on probiotics suggests a much different story. Researchers from The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) and other paediatric hospitals across Canada worked with lead researchers at… Read More »