articles tagged: aids
fighting hiv with hiv-lite? maybe, maybe not.
# health

fighting hiv with hiv-lite? maybe, maybe not.

Epidemiologists are thinking about trying to stop the spread of HIV with more HIV, but a strain engineered to be harmless to humans.

on the vatican’s crusade against contraception
# health

on the vatican’s crusade against contraception

Instead of helping Africans combat the spread of AIDS, the Catholic Church keeps pouring gasoline on the fire.

sex, drugs, and a clinical case of denial
# sex

sex, drugs, and a clinical case of denial

Despite decades of experiments and mountains of evidence, there are still activists who refuse to believe HIV causes AIDS. And they have blood on their hands.

the pope needs a fact check
# sex

the pope needs a fact check

A pair of studies shows that not only does abstinence not work, it makes things a lot worse.

too many diseases, too little cash
# politics

too many diseases, too little cash

AIDS is a terrible disease afflicting tens of millions of people. So why are some experts upset that fighting its spread is getting so much attention and funding?

an evolutionary cure for aids?
# science

an evolutionary cure for aids?

Evolution in action: an obscure mutation may render some humans immune to AIDS.