Tag Archives: risk

Vaccine May Cut Blood Clot Risk After Strokes

An experimental vaccine may serve as an alternative to oral blood thinners in helping to reduce the risk of clotting and subsequent strokes for people who previously suffered an ischemic stroke (those caused by a blood clot), according to new findings published in Hypertension, a journal of the American Heart Association, reports a press release… Read More »

Neural tube defects and integrase inhibitors: studies show no further evidence of increased risk

Three retrospective analyses reported on the incidence of neural tube defects in national cohorts, either in women exposed to dolutegravir or to other integrase inhibitors. The Canadian Perinatal HIV Surveillance Program reported on neural tube defects in 2423 infants born to mothers receiving antiretroviral therapy between 2007 and 2017, of whom 2325 were exposed to… Read More »

Pay $40k and risk brutal murder: Getting into US illegally

By Stuart Ramsay, chief correspondent, and Tom Acres, news reporter Despite Donald Trump frequently shining the spotlight on those crossing the southern border, demanding Mexico takes action, moving people into the US remains a profitable business. Thousands of migrants and refugees desperate to leave their homes in search of a better life are choosing to… Read More »