Charlie Sheen Had A Huge Impact On HIV Prevention

Its an unfortunate fact that diseases sometimes dont get the recognition they deserve until celebrities are afflicted with them. Lance Armstrong, for example, made a huge impact on testicular cancer awareness and fundraising following his diagnosis, which continues today two decades on. And now it seems some good is being made out of a celebritys…

HIV Is Able To Mutate And Escape From CRISPR Gene-Editing Attack

Just last month, scientists managed to use a revolutionary gene-editing technique to remove the HIV genome from infected human cells. Unfortunately, a new analyse published in the periodical Cell Reports reveals that HIV is able to quickly adapt to this type of gene-editing assault by mutating, allowing it to scaped destruction. In some routes, it…

An HIV Nurse Shares Her Patients’ Stories Through Art

Tuesday is World AIDS Day, and a nurse who treated HIV patients in the Central African Republic wants the world to learn more about the virus and its patients — through art. In October 2014, 26 -year-old Doctors Without Perimeter nurse Diana Johnson went to Zemio, a rural town in the Central African Republic, to…