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Shock & Kill: Progress in HIV Cure Research

Shock & Kill: Progress in HIV Cure Research

March 23, 2015, by

A new type of drug has been found to help reduce the viral reservoir by “shocking” HIV-infected cells out of latency and making them more susceptible to a killing mechanism.
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Early AIDS in San Francisco: Insights from a Ward 86 Founding Physician

Early AIDS in San Francisco: Insights from a Ward 86 Founding Physician

March 19, 2015, by

Dr. Paul Volberding played an integral role in establishing a dedicated HIV/AIDS treatment program at San Francisco General in 1983. The San Francisco Examiner recently published a piece sharing his perspective on how far we’ve come since the early days of the epidemic. Read More

Misogyny in Fag Space: How to Have a Dick Without Being a Dick

Misogyny in Fag Space: How to Have a Dick Without Being a Dick

March 17, 2015, by

New BETA contributor Brandyn Gallagher shares his raw perspective on the persistent shaming he’s experienced in the world of gay men—and how comments made among “just us guys” can be troubling to hear as a trans man. Read More

Dr. Robert Grant: What Does Ipergay Tell Us About PrEP and ‘Seasons of Risk’?

Dr. Robert Grant: What Does Ipergay Tell Us About PrEP and ‘Seasons of Risk’?

March 12, 2015, by

Dr. Robert Grant tells us how results from the Ipergay study inform guidance on how to stop taking PrEP if it’s no longer needed. Read More

From TheBodyPRO.com—Vaginal Microbicides: Adherence Issues Strike Again

From TheBodyPRO.com—Vaginal Microbicides: Adherence Issues Strike Again

March 11, 2015, by

TheBodyPRO.com tells us why a major study on the effectiveness of an HIV prevention gel failed—and what this means for the future of vaginal microbicides. Read More