Archive for April, 2010

HIV Link to Deadly Salmonella

Recent research has discovered a deadly link between HIV and salmonella, providing a new perspective on vaccine development.Salmonella bacteria often causes fatal infections in the bloodstream in people with HIV. Although this risk has been known for over 25 years, it is only now that scientists discover the scientific reason: It is the excess of antibodies, not the deficiency in the immune system, that causes the problem. “It is quite a surprise and it suggests that what we are dealing with her…

Sexually-Active Boys Unaware About HIV and STDs

US-based researchers reported that boys who engaged in high-risk sexual activities receive little to no counseling about HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases. The study was conducted by Dr. Arik Marcell, a pediatrician at John Hopkin Children’s Center, and other colleagues using data from the 1995 National Survey of Adolescent Males and the 2002 National Survey of Family Growth.According to the report, 26 percent of male teens who display high-risk sexual behavior-like having sex with a …