Ten-year Italian study shows that people with HIV remain undetectable for 97% of the time

Long-term monitoring of people with HIV with an undetectable viral load has shown that viral suppression is rarely lost, enforcing the validity of ‘U=U’ (Undetectable equals Untransmittable) messaging, according to Italian research published in the online edition of AIDS.  The study involved over 8000 HIV-positive individuals taking antiretroviral therapy (ART) and with viral suppression (a… Read More »

NUIG students given essay after breaching COVID-19 guidelines

Galway students have been given a 2,000 word reflective essay from NUIG for breaching COVID-19 guidelines, with many people wondering if it’s enough. The university has told students that they must write a reflective essay on the “potential impact their actions could have on family, friends and society,” as part of the sanctions after a… Read More »

Matt Hancock urges England to stay vigilant after study claims the decline in Covid cases has SLOWED

UK Covid cases fall by a THIRD on last week to 6,753 while deaths tumble by a quarter to 242 as PHE says infections have fallen in every region and age group for SEVEN weeks in a row Public Health England report reveals coronavirus cases fell in 147 out of 149 local authorities last week… Read More »

Ask the Doctor: D. Todd Detar, DO, Answers Questions about Osteopathic Medicine and His Role in the Community

D. Todd Detar, DO Q. What attracted you to medicine? A. While studying health education at the University of Delaware, a college sports injury ended my life’s dream of becoming an NFL player. One of my coaches saw an opportunity for me to work as a trainer for the Philadelphia Phillies, and over time, I… Read More »