New Australian HIV-killing Condoms May Become a Reality Soon

As we’re all (hopefully) aware, condoms do a pretty commendable job preventing STDs and an accidental baby. However, when it comes to preventing pregnancy and sexual infections, a condom pre-coated in antiviral gel that can kill up to 99.9% of HIV, genital herpes, and human papillomavirus infections sounds like a great improvement that nobody should […]

A Warning Against the Gardasil Vaccine

It seems natural to believe that any vaccine recommended by doctors and marketed to girls as young as nine years old is relatively safe.  However, a case recently published in the BMJ (formerly known as the British Medical Journal) blows some holes in that whimsical notion.  This particular case report spotlights the story of a healthy 16-year-old Australian girl whose womanhood appears to have been stolen by Gardasil […]