of eyes and teeth

Yesterday, I was finally able to go to the dentist. It's been about six years, maybe, since I've last gone to the dentist. It was to remove the last set of impacted wisdom teeth that I had. This was a year after my hospitalization for meningitis. I had just survived my second bout with the…Read more of eyes and teeth

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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

and more on the ART/ARV shortage in the Philippines

I first wrote about all of this in the previous post: Calling Dr. Ona and the DOH regarding¬†ARV delays. Since the letter of Pozzie Pinoy erupted and had been passed around on the Internet, apparently, the DOH has responded and had this to say (taken from the Twitter of Ryan Edward Chua): What gets to…Read more and more on the ART/ARV shortage in the Philippines

Calling Dr. Ona and the DOH regarding ARV delays

This letter is circulating and it has been sent to me twice today. It's from the blogger Pozzie Pinoy and it's a letter to Dr. Ona of the Department of Health (DOH) to address the delays in the anti-retroviral treatment (ART), which is necessary for the HIV community to stay healthy.In fact, early treatment with…Read more Calling Dr. Ona and the DOH regarding ARV delays