Tag Archives: Safe

Efavirenz in pregnancy is at least as safe as other antiretrovirals

The European Pregnancy and Paediatric HIV Cohort Collaboration includes data from 24,963 pregnancies ending in singleton live births between 2002 and 2015. Cohorts in Belgium, Denmark, Germany, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Ukraine and the United Kingdom provided data. In 1200 pregnancies (4.8%), the mother received efavirenz at the time… Read More »

Tourist killings jeopardize Costa Rica’s reputation for safe travel

For years, travelers have flocked to Costa Rica for its serene beaches, lush wildlife and vibrant cities. But the Central American country has been rocked with crime in the past year, and a spike in killings and fatal accidents involving foreigners have threatened Costa Rica’s reputation as one of the safest countries in the region… Read More »

Are supplements safe and do they work?

The story of a man who ended up needing a liver transplant after taking green tea capsules has brought the topic of dietary supplements back into the news. What are some of the dangers of supplements and what are the health benefits? When Jim McCants started taking green tea pills he had hoped he was… Read More »

How Much Safe Is It To Take Keto Diet?

The keto diet— short for ketogenic diet— is having quite a moment right now! It has been wildly famous on social media in recent weeks and months, and Google searches for related “keto” terms have shot up since the beginning of 2018. Celebrities like Kourtney Kardashian and Tim Tebow have even joined the hype and… Read More »