HIV Immunotherapy Treatment In Humans Shows Some Success

According to a study published in Nature, a new therapy using antibodies in HIV patients reduced the presence of the virus by up to 300 times. It is the first proof of concept that an antibody-based therapy could be effective in controlling HIV infection according to Barry Zingman, M.D., the Medical Director of the AIDS Center and Clinical Director of Infectious Diseases at Montefiore Medical Center Moses Division. The antibody treatment was injected in varying concentrations in 12 uninfected and… Read more

Generation Gap

I think there is a fine line between outreach and shrill screeching.  I acknowledge that there probably is a generational gap in methodology between “those that came before” and “generation Y” when it comes to HIV advocacy.  Young people (those under 30) with HIV did not grow up with the imagery and horror that was the early days of HIV.  Older people perhaps do not understand how social media can be an important tool in advocacy. But to point fingers… Read more