Tag Archives: HIV

What’s 10 minus Four? Not Six, Apparently

Dec. 1 is World AIDS Day, and when I reflect on AIDS, I generally do it with a sense of amazement about how far we have come in the treatment of HIV since AIDS first came to the attention of…


Medical Progress Is Real

SAN FRANCISCO ‑ I’m enough of a geek that I actually enjoy the details, devil and all, and so I love covering scientific conferences. At the same time, they can be daunting. So much scientific progress is incremental. A case…


The HIV Cure and a Culture of Low Expectations

By Catherine Shaffer, BioWorld Today Contributing Writer   If you do a web search on the term “cancer cure,” you’ll get pages and pages of conspiracy theories, alternative medicine sites, and home-cooked “natural” remedies. Some of them, like baking soda…