A Little Dab Will Do Ya: Chasing Down Microbicides If there had been anti-HIV microbicide gel in Caroline Long’s San Diego bedroom 20 years ago, she might never have gotten the virus. But a tube of it would also come in handy right about now. “It would be like a miracle,” says Long...
Nancy Who? Teen Lit That Keeps HIV Real Seventeen-year-old Kyle can’t decide whether he should get tested for HIV. “It depends,” his best friend, Nelson, counsels him. “What did you and Jason do together?”
IAC: Fifty Ways to Protect Your Lover
At the International AIDS Conference (IAC) closing ceremonies this morning in Toronto, UN Africa envoy Stephen Lewis brought up a most unexpected topic: his, er, private parts.
IAC: Diary of a Doc This afternoon I debated hearing a discussion at the International AIDS Conference on “Viral Evolution or Diversity” but decided that was likely to be dry...
August 09, 2006
If HIV Meds Grew On Trees What if everyone with HIV were put on meds, not necessarily to protect their own health but to reduce the risk of spreading the virus to others? Researchers at the University of British Columbia (UBC) are making that radical proposal and fielding some tough questions.
August 02, 2006
Daytime Drama! TV’s Hottie Docs Play Up HIV Romance She’s an auburn-haired doctor-next-door who happens to be HIV positive. He’s a handsome surgeon with a jawline to die for. But no, General Hospital sweethearts Robin Scorpio and Patrick Drake are not headed for a brief, tender marriage with Patrick at her bedside...
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