Archive for the Medicine Category

Doctors in France have found the first evidence that a drug normally used to treat lung, kidney or skin cancer may be able to eradicate HIV-infected cells in people with the AIDS virus. (more…)

People living with HIV can avail of government support through Public Hospitals in the Philippines. San Lazaro Hospital provides FREE treatment for HIV patients; however, they list the person being treated as HIV positive. Thus, there is no privacy and your identity is open to public scrutiny. (more…)

(Editor’s note: Before I published this article, I had the rare opportunity of actually having lunch with a person in New South Wales believed by many to be carrying the HIV virus. The person will not be named to protect his/her privacy. According to that person, the HIV was diagnosed some 25 years ago. After having been treated with a series of FREE injections and medications over the years, the person claimed that he/she no longer has the infection. The person clearly stated that the World Health Organisation provides free medication in its rigorous attempt to totally eradicate HIV. Note that WHO is successful in getting rid of Small Pox.) (more…)

Treatment for people with type 2 diabetes just got cheaper and less intrusive with a once-a-week injection now on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS). (more…)

The workshop on Stanford Chronic Disease Self-Management Program held in Blacktown was a huge success. The sponsoring agencies for this program were the Connecting Care Services, Western Sydney Local Health District, Health and Education Department of the Blacktown Hospital whose Manager is Joanne Medlin. The facilitators who conducted the workshop were Dr. Julie Nunez, OAM and this writer. (more…)