Latest by Tim Horn

Universal Health Care and Prescription Drug Pricing

Reining in prescription drug prices isn't so much a potential benefit of universal health care, but rather a factor in its affordability and success.

By Tim Horn for Treatment Action Group

Greed and the Necessity for Regulation

"The story of U.S. drug pricing run amok isn't just about corporate arrogance and avarice -- it is also about government permissiveness and inaction," write Tim Horn, Erica Lessem and Kenyon Farrow.

By Tim Horn, Kenyon Farrow and Erica Lessem for Treatment Action Group

Engagement in Care: A Final Frontier of HIV Medicine

"Viral load suppression remains the holy grail of HIV care," but "far too many people living with HIV aren't accessing the care they need," writes Tim Horn for Treatment Action Group.

By Tim Horn for Treatment Action Group

HIV-Related Cancers in the Age of HAART

Over the past ten years, an incredible amount of progress has been made in the management of cancers associated with HIV. Not surprisingly, highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) has had the most significant impact, not only in bringing down th...

By Tim Horn for AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Anti-HIV Drugs in Early Development

The anti-HIV drug development pipeline is like a crystal ball: it is filled with an abundance of hope, surprises, and disappointments. Unfortunately, we are still very much dependent on the predictions of the crystal ball. All of the currently availa...

By Tim Horn for AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

How Your Body Processes the Drugs You Take: A Pharmacokinetics Primer

When it comes to developing new HIV medications -- and understanding how best to use those we already have available -- everyone is familiar with the importance of clinical trials. These studies provide us with important data about a drug's (or com...

By Tim Horn for Positively Aware

Much Ado About Meth

"Huge Sale! Buy Crystal, Get HIV Free." This was the text of a provocative ad that appeared on Verizon phone booths in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York City in January 2004. The ads were conceived and paid for by Peter Staley, a longtime AIDS act...

By Tim Horn for AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Hepatitis C: A Serious Threat

What Is HCV?

HCV is a virus, like HIV. It can damage the liver and is the number one reason for liver transplants in the U.S. About 4 million Americans carry this virus, and most of them do not know it.

Do You Have HCV?

Only blood tests, ordered b...

By Tim Horn for PositiveWords

Como Comprender Sus Resultados del Laboratorio

Contenido

Todos Necesitamos Análisis de Laboratorio Análisis de Sangre Análisis Hematológicos o de Sangre Análisis del Panel Químico (Blood Chemistry Tests) Análisis Microbiológicos Análisis Específicos Para el VIH Ejemplo de un Informe...

By Tim Horn for AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Como Comprender Sus Resultados del Laboratorio

Análisis Microbiológicos

Los proveedores de atención médica a menudo recomiendan análisis microbiológicos cuando una persona que vive con el VIH tiene síntomas de una enfermedad oportunista específica. Por ejemplo, un proveedor de atención médica pu...

By Tim Horn for AIDS Community Research Initiative of America