We had a really interesting discussion about HIV/AIDS, treatment for HIV, and perceptions of those who are HIV positive, among other things, after the monthly movie, Dallas Buyers Club. It is definitely worth a watch at some point even if you weren't able to make it to the screening with the UMSA.
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Treatment For HIV Runs Low In U.S., Despite Diagnosis The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says only a third of Americans infected with HIV have the virus under control. Most have been diagnosed, though that's less common among the young.
Stop The Stigma : The Realities Of Mental Health: There are some widespread misconceptions about mental health disorders. People think the cure for depression is to “keep your chin up,” that addiction is simple weakness, and that obsessive-compulsive disorder is humorous. Let’s set the record straight about how this stigma actually affects the lives of people living with mental health issues with this infographic from Visual.ly.
✯ Cell infected with HIV. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of HIV particles (yellow) budding from the membrane of a host cell (blue). HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) attacks CD4+ T-lymphocytes (specialised white blood cells), which are crucial in the body's immune system. It enters the cell and makes many copies of itself, which then destroy the cell as they emerge through its membrane. This severely weakens the immune system, causing AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome).✯