Is HIV stigma still a problem in Dublin?

For many of us living with HIV there is always the niggling thought at the back of our heads that other people will talk about our status, often behind our backs, and if we are particularly unfortunate it may even be to our face. The number of times that I have had negative responses to … Continue reading Is HIV stigma still a problem in Dublin?

QUB research into stigma in gay men living with HIV

Stigma experiences, well-being and medication adherence in gay men living with HIV If you live in England, Northern Ireland, or the Republic or Ireland and are over 18 years of age, been living with HIV for over a year, and have been prescribed HA-ART medication then a researcher from Queen’s University Belfast would like 20 … Continue reading QUB research into stigma in gay men living with HIV

Researchers: Bee Venom Can Kill the HIV Virus (via Healthline.com)

New research shows that nanoparticles carrying a toxin found in bee venom are capable of destroying HIV cells while leaving others intact. Researchers at Washington University in St. Louis (WU) say they’ve found a way to effectively destroy the HIV virus using a toxin found in bee venom. The study, published Thursday in the journal Antiviral … Continue reading Researchers: Bee Venom Can Kill the HIV Virus (via Healthline.com)

Vast changes in legal research says HIV-inspired barrister.

I remember I received a letter from my mother where she said I could bring about more change by becoming a barrister than taking part in demonstrations.1 Although my mother has never quite said as much to me, it has been suggested to me by many other people that the way to make change is … Continue reading Vast changes in legal research says HIV-inspired barrister.