The Independent: Five HIV patients left ‘virus-free’ with no need for daily drugs in early vaccine trials

By no means is this a cure or a vaccine. They are still in early trials and testing and there are positive (pun intended!) results and this is merely a status update about the significant progress that they are making towards HIV research. The article is talking about treatment that improves upon the current ART/ARV…Read more The Independent: Five HIV patients left ‘virus-free’ with no need for daily drugs in early vaccine trials

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It Gets Better

I was on the passenger side of my brother's car as he was driving from Lisbon to a vineyard in Cartaxo at the Santarem region of Portugal, about forty minutes away from the capital. The music was playing on the car speakers and my sister-in-law and my nephew were at the back seat, occupied with…Read more It Gets Better

Thank you, government (No sarcasm here)

When I saw Dr. Salvana the other day, he shared with me some very good news. I asked about the situation on the Global Fund donations for free HIV medicine to third world countries like ours. The news is that by 2012, they would re-evaluate the contract and the first world countries who donate the…Read more Thank you, government (No sarcasm here)