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The First HIV Therapy Came About Before HIV

Drugs are designed to combat existing diseases; it makes little sense to invest time and money into developing a cure otherwise! Sometimes though, a previously discarded drug candidate can resurface years later to make an instant impact. Shelved for years,...

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Use Or Abuse? Corticosteroids For Pain Relief

You may have heard of injured athletes who are made to ‘play through the pain barrier’ with the help of ‘injections’, these are actually corticosteroids – the gold standard of anti-inflammatory medicine. While this is somewhat of a common practice...

Vaccines, Autism, and Scientific Fraud

We live in a world where a wealth of knowledge is readily available to many. Access to this is usually just a quick click away, but – almost ironically – this convenience means we are also more likely to be...