HIV/AIDS was once an epidemic and a death sentence. But many Americans are too young to remember that, so HIV awareness has faded. One of the nation’s top HIV experts discusses HIV as a treatable, chronic illness and the need to still be vigilant—and be tested.
Plagues can wipe out entire populations and create fear and great mystery in how they spread. An author who has explored plagues and dangerous diseases explains.
A study in the British Medical Journal which shows Glucosamine can help lower the risk of heart disease and stroke. Then, statistics regarding HIV testing showing most people age 13-64 get tested atlas once in their lifetime. Experts are starting to think about the next flu season knowing last years vaccine was only 29% effective. Finally, A higher IQ was …
Explorers and scientists are speculating that an age inhibitor, or "fountain of youth" drug may be ready for human trials. Lower speed limits increase crashes due to government overrides? A study suggesting, "Let's do science" is much more effective at getting girls engaged than suggesting, "Let's be scientists."
Bleeding disorders such as hemophilia can be extremely serious but are treatable. However, many must fight the legacy of more primitive treatment, such as HIV and hepatitis C.
When AIDS first became widespread in the 1980's, it was a death sentence. A doctor who has spent her entire career on the front lines of HIV recounts the gloom and desperation of the early days and the transition of HIV into a treatable chronic disease.