World Politics
0 The Pope says condoms are okay, for prostitutes anyway

Pope BenedictFlickr, by miqul The world is still all abuzz with reaction to Pope Benedict XVI’s very limited benediction on condoms as a means for some people, like prostitutes, to avoid spreading or getting HIV. Given how little the Pope actually said here, I can’t even begin to imagine the…

0 UW Study: AIDS Treatment IS Prevention

For the last few years, AIDS experts have been arguing about the claim made forcefully by some Swiss scientists that giving anti-viral drugs to people with HIV also prevents transmission of the virus to others. While there had been some anecdotal and hypothetical evidence supporting this contention, there wasn’t much…