July 18, 2008
HIV/AIDS Podcast Central: Home|
Welcome to TheBody.com's HIV/AIDS Podcast Central! Here is an archive of dozens of audio interviews with people with HIV, doctors, researchers and others. You can easily listen to any of these interviews online or transfer them to your MP3 player; subscribe to our podcast series with iTunes or an RSS reader. You can also read any of our podcast transcripts. If you need help, click here for our frequently asked questions. If you'd like to get started listening, two of our favorite podcasts are available below, and there are plenty more accessible by topic to the left.
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| This Positive Life|
Featured Podcast: An Interview With Bernard Jackson
In 1999, Bernard Jackson's wife passed away in the hospital weeks after being given an AIDS diagnosis. That's how Bernard learned he was HIV positive -- but he was so consumed with shock, loss and caring for his young daughter that years went by before he was able to process his own diagnosis. "[Sharing my story] was how I started building myself back up ... and seeing that what I thought was the end for me was actually a beginning," he reports today.
|This Month in HIV|
Featured Podcast: A Closer Look at Egrifta, a Newly Approved Treatment for HIV-Associated Belly Fat Gain (Lipohypertrophy)
An Interview With Daniel Berger, M.D.
On Nov. 10, Egrifta (tesamorelin) became the first drug approved in the U.S. to treat unusual fat gain, or lipohypertrophy, in people with HIV. In our latest episode of This Month in HIV, we talk with noted HIV researcher Daniel Berger, M.D., about how Egrifta works, who should take it, and what else we know to date about the treatment of lipohypertrophy.
| HIV Frontlines|
Featured Podcast: Executive Director of New Jersey Women and AIDS Network Talks About Gender Issues and Obstacles to HIV Prevention
A Conversation With Monique Howard
Since graduating college in the late '80s, Monique Howard has been working in the HIV/AIDS field. From examining specimens in a lab to implementing HIV risk reduction programming at Beth Israel Hospital to earning a graduate degree in human sexuality, her work has been grounded in understanding how HIV/AIDS impacts women. Now, Howard is the executive director of the New Jersey Women and AIDS Network (NJWAN) in New Brunswick, N.J. She talks with us about her work with NJWAN and the needs of women in the state of New Jersey and across the country.