Fighting HIV/AIDS or Enabling Addicts?

Baltimore has been named in different outlets as the “Heroin Capital” in the United States. Around 60,000 people are drug addicts, which is around 3% of the population. 338 more words

Advocacy Process

Employment, Stigma, and HIV

Have you recently been looking for work and discouraged with your findings (I’d personally invite you to join the club; America’s job market sucks these days!)? 584 more words


Stupidity reigns supreme

It’d obviously been a long hard winter in more places than southern Ontario judging by some of the articles in various publications recently.  I say that because sundry politicians, would-be politicians and ordinary citizens seem to have taken leave of their senses and… 429 more words


The search for a cure: how stem cells could eradicate the AIDS virus

It’s hard to overstate just how devastating the AIDS crisis was at its peak in the U.S. – and still is today in many parts of the world. 529 more words

Random Headlines -- 3/02/15

RH Reality Check – Meet the Islamophobic CPAC mainstage speaker behind the ‘Abortion Barbie’ posters.

Talking Points Memo – Male Fox host complains about the ‘pussification’ of men. 76 more words

Marriage Equality

FDA Breakthrough Therapy: TaiMed Biologics’ HIV And Atara Biotherapeutics’ T-Cell Therapy

The FDA recently grants 2 FDA Breakthrough Therapy Designations (BTDs):

•   TaiMed Biologics’ Ibalizumab for HIV/AIDS

•   Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) and Atara Biotherapeutics’ EBV-CTL, T-Cell Therapy for complications tied to bone marrow transplants. 324 more words

FDA Breakthrough Therapy Designation