The main treatment for HIV is antiretroviral therapy, or ART, and is a combination treatment. This combination of daily medicines is known as an HIV treatment regimen. Antiretroviral therapy is used with anyone who presents with HIV. This therapy cannot totally cure the illness but does increase life expectancy in better health. It also lowers the chance of transmitting the disease to anyone else.
Even though the Omicron variant of COVID-19 has resulted in fewer serious symptoms for those infected, many people may be concerned about long COVID. It is believed that between 10% and 30% of people that recover from coronavirus will experience long COVID.
The coronavirus pandemic has led many to look at antivirals as a way of preventing the virus or lessening its symptoms. While social media has been rife with claims that certain drug treatments work, so far only one has been approved for use against the coronavirus that is behind COVID-19. We’re going to take a look at the antiviral drug that has shown to be effective, as well as some of the other potential antivirals.
It is estimated that more than 10 million Americans require insulin to control their diabetes. However, the cost of insulin has risen considerably in recent years, leading to many people having to make difficult choices to cover the cost of this vital medicine. But why is insulin cost high? We take a look at the reasons behind the increase in insulin prices.
Research has been published by Pfizer and BioNTech showing that 3 doses of their coronavirus vaccine is more effective against the omicron variant. It shows that the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine BNT162b2 creates more antibodies that are better able to deal with the omicron variant of COVID-19.