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Bananas could prevent spread of HIV

A study conducted by the researchers at the University of Michigan reveals that a certain chemical called Ban Lec in bananas can block the spread of HIV infection in women.

Magic Johnson and his battle with dyslexia and ADD

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is a common phenomenon these days with almost 5 percent of world’s population affected by it. Basketball star Magic Johnson, who is known for his marvelous skills and tremendous focusing power, has ADHD.

Magic Johnson seeks to eradicate HIV

Lakers basketball player Magic Johnson stunned the world with his announcement that he had HIV almost 20 years ago. Today, the star appears as healthy as ever, but is keen to raise awareness and support for those fighting HIV/AIDS, particularly the US black community.

HIV/AIDS

More than 25 million people have died of AIDS since 1981 and an estimated 33 million are living with HIV/AIDS today. Though the highest rate of infection and mortality remains in Africa, HIV is not discriminate. Find out more about the virus and how to protect yourself.

Hepatitis C

Perhaps less notorious than HIV, Hepatitis C is another virus that lies dormant until it is potentially too late. Find out here how to recognise it and how to protect yourself from getting infected.

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