The Republic of Botswana has achieved key milestones in eliminating mother-to-child transmission of HIV. The country was previously classified as a “high burden” country, which is defined as more than two percent of women living with HIV. This achievement is thanks to a … [Read more...] about Botswana takes a giant leap in eradicating mother-to-child HIV transmission
We’ve finally cracked the outer layer of HIV
The capsid is the complex outer layer surrounding HIV's genetic material. It is primarily used for protection, though also plays essential roles in early stage replication and transport inside the virus. A huge hurdle in HIV research has been figuring out how this protective … [Read more...] about We’ve finally cracked the outer layer of HIV
Study demonstrates immense advancement in HIV treatment
If you were diagnosed with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in the 1980s and 90s, then it was almost certain that it would develop into acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), which is a chronic, life-threatening condition that damages your immune system and prevents your … [Read more...] about Study demonstrates immense advancement in HIV treatment
Lost and found.
Carmel Wroth | November 2009 issue Back in 2006, when a friend was grieving the death of her son, filmmaker Jennifer Steinman wanted to help. She offered to take her friend on a trip to AIDS-stricken South Africa, thinking that volunteering to help others would help her friend … [Read more...] about Lost and found.