Daily Archives: April 6, 2009

Must-See TB TV?

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I’m no movie critic, but “On The Lake: Life and Love in a Distant Place” looks like it could be a fantastic flick. It’s a documentary about tuberculosis—past and present—that will be broadcast nationally on PBS. Click here to find out more, see a clip, and check when it might air on your local station. (There’s […]

Power Duo to Take on Global AIDS

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  So finally, we might hear something from Obama about HIV/AIDS. Michelle Obama, that is.   Apparently the First Lady has agreed to team up with her French counterpart, Carla Bruni-Sarkozy, to work on HIV/AIDS issues, after the women met last week in Europe.   We already know the two political wives can create a […]

PrEP Talk

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Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) was all the buzz at the Fourth South African AIDS Conference, as scientists and AIDS advocates look for advances in preventing HIV/AIDS. Researchers are investigating whether anti-retroviral drugs now used to treat HIV can be used to prevent HIV infection, and some believe this is a potentially pivotal development in HIV/AIDS research. […]