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Fight Weak Immune System with These Important Factors

Fight Weak Immune System with These Important Factors

The outbreak of Covid-19 in 2020 emphasised, more than ever, the need to build strong immunity. Populations worldwide have been forced to review and rethink their lifestyles, seeking different ways in which they can improve their immune system. We know that a robust immune system is essential for healthy living as it protects us from…

Treatment of HCV and HIV coinfection

Treatment of HCV and HIV coinfection

Almost every year, the Hepatitis C virus (HCV), a liver disease, is known to infect more than 57 million people worldwide. And the number of deaths caused by this chronic infection is equally overwhelming. Chronic Hepatitis C advances cases of hepatic cirrhosis, hepatocarcinoma and end-stage liver disease. Revolutionary treatments such as Direct-acting antivirals (DAAs) have…

The effects of oxidative stress on female reproduction

The effects of oxidative stress on female reproduction

According to the World Health Organisation, infertility is a primary global health concern that affects millions of men and women of reproductive age. Close to 48 million couples and 186 million individuals experience infertility on a global scale. Lifestyle choices, exposure to environmental pollutants, obesity, malnutrition, recreational use of drugs, smoking and alcohol consumption are…

Antibody therapies for the prevention and treatment of viral infections

Antibody therapies for the prevention and treatment of viral infections

The recent and still ongoing pandemic of Covid-19 shook the world in ways unimaginable. Labs worldwide were urged to find therapies to prevent and treat this deadly viral infection. Today one often hears the word ‘antibodies’ mentioned during this disease’s treatment and recovery phase. But, What are antibodies?What are the antibody therapies?What purpose do they…