Tag Archives: Preventing

Viral suppression key to preventing mother-to-child transmission, but food insecurity, TB and STIs may also be risk factors

Reducing maternal viral load during pregnancy is the most important factor in preventing mother-to-child transmission (MTCT) of HIV, results of a large study published in The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal confirm. Other risk factors for MTCT included insufficient food, a recent sexually transmitted infection (STI) and a history of diseases associated with immune suppression. The… Read More »

Plums and Peaches can play a vital role in preventing cancer? (Best Ways)

Researchers deeply observed the antioxidants and phytonutrients in plums and found them to equal or exceed those in the blueberry — a dominant fruit earlier considered superior to other fruits in those categories. The next phase was to understand if these antioxidants had any anticancer properties. They selected breast cancer, as it is one of… Read More »