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Rates of HIV in female sex workers in Kenya decreased by two-thirds over a ten-year period

Research from specialist HIV prevention and treatment clinics for female sex workers in Nairobi has found that the number testing positive for HIV dropped by more than two-thirds between 2008 and 2017. While no single intervention can be identified as to the underlying cause in the decreasing numbers, it suggests that increasing HIV awareness, testing… Read More »

Can i use antibiotics on my period

If you’re a woman who’s ever been prescribed antibiotics while taking oral contraceptives, you’re probably familiar with the warning label that advises a second form of birth control while taking the medication. And if antibiotics can interfere with oral contraceptives, it’s understandable that you might assume that antibiotics can also affect your menstrual cycle. Do… Read More »