HIV & AIDS

South Africa's poor scramble for anti-HIV drugs amid virus

When her regular clinic ran out of her government-funded HIV medications amid South Africa's COVID-19 lockdown, Sibongile Zulu panicked. A local pharmacy had the drugs for $48, but she didn't have the money after being laid ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Coronavirus survivor: 'In my blood, there may be answers'

Tiffany Pinckney remembers the fear when COVID-19 stole her breath. So when she recovered, the New York City mother became one of the country's first survivors to donate her blood to help treat other seriously ill patients.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

In US, relaxed IVF laws help would-be parents realize dreams

Freezing your eggs, getting pregnant after the age of 50, choosing the baby's sex: when it comes to in-vitro fertilization and other assisted reproduction procedures in the United States, would-be parents are spoilt for choice.

Health

Being a single dad can shorten your life: study

The risk of dying prematurely more than doubles for single fathers compared to single mothers or paired-up dads, according to a study of Canadian families published Thursday.

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