Monthly Archives: May 2016

  • Thumbnail for 1023675
    Permalink Gallery

    Facing HIV Prejudice and Stigma on the Job as a Prison Barber

Facing HIV Prejudice and Stigma on the Job as a Prison Barber

As I’ve mentioned, I am a barber at this prison and have been for 2-1/2 years. I have been cutting hair for about 20 years now altogether. I am open about my HIV status, and there are folks whose minds are closed to being educated about how it is transmitted. They just avoid my […]

Stubborn gut bacteria offer insights into yo-yo dieting

Previously obese dieters may struggle to keep weight off because of poor gut bacteria diversity, according to a new study presented at the European Congress of Endocrinology. …read more

Potential impact of a dengue vaccine in the Yucatán – implications for vaccination strategies

While no dengue vaccine has yet been approved for general use, several candidates are in clinical development. …read more

Metagenomics pathogen detection tool could change how infectious diseases are diagnosed

Scientists at the University of Utah, ARUP Laboratories, and IDbyDNA, Inc., have developed ultra-fast, meta-genomics analysis software called Taxonomer that dramatically improves the accuracy and… …read more

Control of immune response relies on a key protein, study finds

By identifying a key regulator of immune response, a new mouse study may explain why T cells fail to eliminate tumors and chronic infections. …read more