Category Archives: Northwestern

  1. Can scientists rid the body of HIV?

    via physorg.com, by Erin White A new Northwestern Medicine study will undertake a bold new protocol to completely eradicate latent HIV cells that current drugs don’t affect. Participants, with diagnosed HIV, in the experimental group will be given an investigational HIV vaccine that actually wakes up dormant cells at the same time regular HIV-drug therapy is aimed Read More >>

    HIV/AIDS, Northwestern, research, Treatment
  2. Hurray for Female-Controlled STD Prevention!

    A great article by Ryan Graff of Northwestern University’s Medill Reports reports that female condom sales are on the rise, and, according to the condom’s manufacturer Female Health Co., the future looks bright. With the increased funding for HIV/AIDS programs seen under the Bush Administration, prophylactic sales are on the rise. Graff writes, “The worldwide budget for Read More >>

    female condom, female health, Northwestern, PEPFAR