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Physician and AIDS Researcher
The pioneering AIDS researcher and clinician was 88.
She was also one of the first doctors in New York City to care for people who had AIDS.
I was one of those physicians providing care to gay men in New York City when AIDS first came to attention.
Are sufficient resources being allocated to staff at care homes or to families who care for their elderly relatives?
Can we avoid repeating the mistakes made in the medical response to HIV?
A more balanced response would have been a call for more research for a fuller description of those individual situations where to use PrEP.
It was written with two HIV positive patient collaborators of mine, Michael Callen and Richard Berkowitz.
This title may surprise some. In a paper from a group at CDC I learned yet another HIV/AIDS related acronym. It’s CBWT.
Not washing immediately after sex may actually have a significant protective effect for men at risk from heterosexual intercourse.
There are plenty of other experts who are not so certain that starting treatment above 500 CD4 lymphocytes will confer a net benefit.
We have known for quite a long time that it’s possible to be infected with HIV more than once.
These trials of the effects of anti-herpes treatment on HIV also represent missed research opportunities.
Too often the results of prevention trials are presented in ways that exaggerate the benefits of an intervention.
Patient autonomy is just a particular instance of individual autonomy, a term that may sound pretty dry and academic but if we used the term i...
Interferon also has widespread effects on the immune system and elsewhere, some of which can be harmful if prolonged.
I was prompted to write this entry after reading an important report about HIV and anal cancer which has just appeared in an advance access ed...
I’m going back 24 years to recall a significant event in the history of the HIV/AIDS epidemic.
I may as well jump in immediately: The iPrEx trial of pre-exposure prophylaxis is a failure. Maybe a shocking statement in view of the univers...
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