Latest by Bob Munk

Virtual Monotherapy: Can It Be Avoided in Clinical Trials?

Twenty years ago, participating in a clinical trial was usually the only way to access an experimental HIV drug. Doctors who kept up with new developments worked hard to get their patients on drugs as soon as they became available. Unfortunately, man...

By Bob Munk for AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Resistance to Anti-HIV Medications

Also see parts one, three and four.

How Do HIV Meds Work in the Body?

When HIV multiplies inside an infected cell, it relies on proteins called enzymes. Whenever you see a word that ends with "-ase" you're probably looking at an enzyme. First, HIV ...

By Bob Munk for Positively Aware

The Ups and Downs of Drug Levels: A Pharmacokinetics Primer

Antiviral medications have a much harder time getting to work than you do. Sure, you have to deal with the bus or subway, or traffic on the streets. But look at what your meds go through! First they get swallowed and dumped into a pool of acid in you...

By Bob Munk for Gay Men's Health Crisis

The Ups and Downs of Drug Levels

Antiviral medications have a much harder time getting to work than you do. Sure, you have to deal with buses or subways, or traffic on your commute. But take a look at what your meds have to deal with! First they get swallowed and dumped into a pool ...

By Bob Munk for Positively Aware