Signs of Seroconversion and How to Avoid HIV

Signs of Seroconversion and How to Avoid HIV

Post Views: 18 Global Statistics on HIV/AIDS released by UNAIDS reveal that in 2020, there were approximately 37.7 million people worldwide with HIV. Indeed, HIV is one of the most severe diseases in the world today. Despite the advanced methods of testing,  this virus cannot be detected immediately after it is contracted. For timely detection…

5 tips for optimal lab efficiency biofire filmarray

5 tips for optimal lab efficiency biofire filmarray

Post Views: 28 Over the last few years, the medical industry has experienced a challenging time. Amid the global pandemic of Covid-19, labs worldwide have had to pull double shifts to cope with the ever-increasing volume of output while maintaining quality and standards in the results generated. Optimising lab efficiency has, therefore, become a priority.…

The Complexity of Co-Infections in the Era of COVID-19

The Complexity of Co-Infections in the Era of COVID-19

Post Views: 45 Around the end of December 2019, Chinese health officials found a cluster of pneumonia in Wuhan, the capital of Hubei province. Shortly later, Chinese scientists discovered a previously unknown beta-coronavirus as the likely cause of the illness. SARS coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) has been renamed coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). COVID-19, like the 1918…

What is Oxidative Stress, and How Does it Affect Your Health?

What is Oxidative Stress, and How Does it Affect Your Health?

Post Views: 55 Oxidative stress is an imbalance between free radicals and antioxidants in your body. Free radicals are oxygen-containing molecules with an unequal quantity of electrons. The unequal number enables them to react with other molecules quickly. Free radicals may generate a massive chain of chemical events in your body because they combine so…