God, AIDS, Africa & HOPE

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Condoms and Silver Nanoparticles

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Silver balls (Photo credit: play4smee)

 

Silver has centuries of history as a disinfectant, but with irregular results. However, as a nano particle, which is a minuscule cluster of atoms synthesized by scientists, the element appears to be more reliably potent against pathogens, and it does not cause inflammation. When added to condoms, microscopic nano particles of silver may create a powerful safety net against HIV and sexually transmitted infections (STIs), the Canadian National Post reported. An interesting research and more about this possibility you can read here.

 

 

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HIV, AIDS and HOPE – thoughts of a Catholic priest

Being a Roman - Catholic priest and working in the fields of HIV and AIDS in Africa is often a challenge. Living in Africa has also its challenges. On the other hand I feel very much blessed having all the three. So you will find stories and reflections about my work, about the church, South Africa and Africa and essential information and developments in the field of HIV and AIDS. And in between personal stories and thoughts. You are most welcome to leave a comment or to get in touch with me - blogs - "thinking loud" so to speak is a ways of communication and exchange of ideas.

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