Health News

First randomised trial finds no substantial difference in risk of acquiring HIV for 3 different forms of contraception

Previous research has suggested that some contraceptive methods may increase women’s susceptibility to HIV. However, all three forms of contraception trialled were safe and highly effective, supporting their continued and increased access alongside high quality HIV prevention services. A randomised trial of more than 7,800 African women found that a type of contraceptive injection (intramuscular […]

Health Problems

In first for EU, anti-skin cancer drug approved

French pharmaceutical giant Sanofi on Friday said the European Medicines Agency had conditionally approved its anti-cancer drug Libtayo, the first drug of its kind to be authorised for use in the EU. The tumour-reducing drug is aimed at patients with the second most common form of skin cancer—cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (CSCC)—whose cancer is advanced, […]

Kids Health

‘On the Way!’ Amy Duggar Is Pregnant With Her First Child

Counting on! Amy Duggar announced that she and her husband, Dillon King, are expecting their first child. “BABY KING IS ON THE WAY!!!” the 32-year-old reality star captioned a picture of the pair holding balloons that spell out the word “BABY” on Instagram on Sunday, April 21. “Happy Easter from our growing family to yours!!” […]