Tag Archives: HIV

Researches Find Protein That May Stop The Spread of HIV


Researches from the New York University Langone Medical Center have found a protein that stops the spread of HIV. This could slow the progression of the AIDS virus. The research focused on a protein called SAMHD1. Recent studies have found that immune cells, called … Continue reading

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New Strain of HIV Hits Singapore


A new strain of HIV has started in Singapore. This new strain evolved from 2 existing strains there. The new strain found in Singapore can be treated with existing HIV medication but doctors are concerned as the recombinant strain AE-B … Continue reading

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Infectious Diseases at Some VA Hospitals


By Ken Buben, President, FancyScrubs.com You may have read over the weekend about some VA hospitals lack of hygiene in their hospitals causing many patients to test positive for HIV and hepatitis. This was sad to read over Memorial Day … Continue reading

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Infectious Disease in Sports


By Ken Buben, President, FancyScrubs.com I was reading a story today how the medics at the 2010 World Cup did not use disease preventing gloves in any blood related injury increasing the odds of blood-borne diseases to spread such as … Continue reading

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