AIDS

13 articles
New Guidelines For HIV/AIDS Treatment
Jul 11, 2013 | Anonymous

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), earlier administration of antiretroviral treatments may be our newest weapon in the war against HIV...

New Research on HIV Antibodies: Is a Vaccine in Sight?
Apr 9, 2013 | Lauren Edmundson

Researchers are taking a new approach to combat HIV; rather than focus on the virus, scientists are now looking at patients for an answer....

Should It Really Take $100K to Create a Condom Men Will Actually Use?
Apr 3, 2013 | Anna Tomasulo

People generally like sex. A lot. With so many fans out there, and many of those folks needing to use contraception and stay safe from infections,...

HIV Cure in Mississippi?
Mar 8, 2013 | Lauren Edmundson

Doctors in Mississippi are believed to have cured an infant of HIV by initiating high-dosage treatment with antiretroviral (ARV) drugs within hours...

HIV Vaccine Progress
Feb 1, 2013 | Yuki Ara

In a recent study published online by Immunity this January, researchers have been able to successfully isolate four antibodies against human...

New Recommendation: HIV Testing for Everyone Aged 15-65
Nov 27, 2012 | Lauren Edmundson

The US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has released a draft recommendation that all individuals aged 15-65 get tested for human...

The War on Drugs' HIV Epidemic
Jul 10, 2012 | David Bui

According to a new report released by The Global Commission on Drug Policy, punitive anti-drug policies of the war on drugs have been fueling the HIV...

East African Bill Rejects HIV Criminalization Clause
May 15, 2012 | Katharina Schwan

On April 23, the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) passed the HIV and AIDS Prevention and Management Bill, which outlines progressive...

Change in Leadership as Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Celebrates 10 Years
Jan 30, 2012 | Jane Huston

This week, the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria announced the departure of its Executive Director, appointed a new General Manager...

Criminalization and stigma puts sex workers at high risk for HIV/AIDS
Dec 5, 2011 | Katharina Schwan

In Rwanda and Cameroon, as well as in many other African nations, prostitution is criminalized and sex workers may face an extended prison sentence...

AIDS: Thirty Years Later
Jun 6, 2011 | Amy L. Sonricker Hansen

On June 5, 1981 the first cases of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) were documented in a United States medical bulletin. 2011 marks the 30th...

HIV/AIDS Vaccine Shows Promise
May 18, 2011 | healthmap

A new HIV/AIDS vaccine may be in the works as research at an Oregon University has shown to prevent virus replication in monkeys. Louis Picker, a...

Rio de Janeiro: Carnival 2011
Mar 9, 2011 | Laura Pinheiro

  The much-anticipated Carnival in Brazil comes to an end today, March 8th, better known in the United States as “Fat Tuesday”.  After four days of...