Acknowledging that “we have a consensus in this room but not outside this room” BC-CfE’s Dr. Julio Montaner, looking dapper in a dark suit and bright red tie, opened the third annual International Treatment as Prevention Workshop in Vancouver last week.
This week, HIV experts are once again gathering in Vancouver. This time to discuss another important scientific breakthrough—recent research showing that HIV treatment not only protects the health of people living with HIV, it also dramatically reduces the likelihood of transmitting the virus to others.
Dr. Evan Wood believes better trained doctors would help reduce the stigma against people with addictions by increasing understanding that addiction is a medical condition with social implications and medical interventions can dramatically improve health.
British Columbia needs more resources dedicated to the awareness, prevention and treatment of liver disease if it is to head off a brewing public health crisis, says one of the province’s leading liver specialists.
Genome Canada and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research said today that a number of new genomics and personalized medicine research projects focused on tackling common, complex, and rare diseases have received $150 million in new grants.
Dr. Anthony Fauci has been at the forefront of HIV/AIDS research for 30 years and says the miracle cure of a Mississippi toddler may not have been as straightforward as it appeared. He also discusses how we might defeat the virus.