Straight Up: Why the Heterosexual Story Matters

A great blog post from my friend and HIV/AIDS activist, Joshua Middleton: By Josh Middleton March 8, 2016 The 23rd annual Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) provided deeper insights into pathology of HIV and the challenges the HIV community faces in controlling new infections. The conference covered everything from the first known seroconversion…

New HIV treatments discussed at CROI 2016

New HIV treatments being discussed at the 2016 23rd Annual Conference of Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections. The annual Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) brings together top basic, translational, and clinical researchers from around the world to share the latest studies, important developments, and best research methods in the ongoing battle against HIV/AIDS and…

The Deadly Legacy of HIV Truthers

A great article by Charlie Jane Anders. AIDS was a terrifying mystery, and then we solved it. When researchers identified the human immunodeficiency virus as the reason why young, previously healthy people were developing rare cancers and wasting away, it was a triumph of medical science. But even as the medical community reached a consensus that…

Interview with HIV denier-turned-science-advocate John Strangis

A great thanks to Tara C. Smith who interviewed me for her blog Aetiology on Scienceblogs.com! Long-term readers of the blog know of my interest in HIV denialism, especially as it is maintained and spread via the Internet. In my online travels, I recently met John Strangis via this blog post. John has an interesting story to tell regarding…