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Did smallpox vaccination halt spread of HIV?

By | May 21st, 2010|Prevention|

A study published this week in the journal BMC Immunology suggests that being vaccinated for smallpox triggered by the smallpox vaccine may inhibit the growth of the HIV.  The researchers extracted white blood cells from subjects and exposed them to HIV in a culture dish. The results showed that HIV replication was slowed by about [...]

Abstinence

By | February 10th, 2010|Prevention|

Perhaps nothing in public is more controversial than the question of what is the best way to delay sexual activity in youth.  Some say abstinence education is the best way.  Some say it’s a more broad approach and boosting self esteem.  Some say it’s keeping kids involved in sports and other activities.  Some people say [...]