News :: AIDS
This year’s Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI 2014) revealed clinical trial results that a "functional cure" for HIV is one step closer to becoming reality.
As budget cuts continue to take a hit on New York City AIDS Service Organizations, two local groups applaud efforts by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to ensure that people living with HIV/AIDS aren’t homeless or hungry.
Exciting research suggests that a shot every one to three months may someday give an alternative to the daily pills that some people take now to cut their risk of getting HIV.
Officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have agreed to stop using the term "unprotected sex" to mean "sex without condoms."
San Francisco city supervisors and health advocates are continuing to greet the idea of distributing crack pipes with a mix that includes open-mindedness and silence.
The Foundation for AIDS Research (or amfAR) announced Wednesday it’s giving grants to five teams of scientists working at "leading research institutions in the U.S. and around the globe to collaborate on studies aimed at curing HIV."
Prosecutors have accused a former Missouri college student of knowingly exposing more than 30 sexual partners to HIV in four months -- as revealed by the man’s personal video collection of the encounters.
After six years of steady decreases in new HIV cases in San Francisco, the end of that trend in 2012 is causing concern among local health officials.
Carl Goodman, a longtime AIDS activist and co-founder of AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT-UP), which held protests against government inaction in the 80s, took his own life on Jan. 5. He was 58.
Gay-rights activists and health workers in India are warning that a new Supreme Court ruling criminalizing homosexuality will undo years of progress in fighting AIDS by driving gay and transgender people underground.