Topics :: HIV treatment
By Winnie McCroy | Monday Jan 27, 2014
ACT UP/NY applauded the New York State Department of Health’s release of clinical guidelines for the use of Pre-Exposure Prohylaxis, or PrEP, to reduce HIV transmission.
By Lindsay King- Miller | Tuesday Jan 21, 2014
The most important tool is knowledge, both about preventing HIV, and, for those infected, keeping as up-to-date as possible about new meds and methods of treatment.
By Winnie McCroy | Friday Jan 3, 2014
On Jan. 1, twenty activists from ACT UP NY (AIDS Coalition To Unleash Power) braved subfreezing temperatures to demand that Bill De Blasio prioritize HIV/AIDS prevention in his new administration.
By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Jan 1, 2014
EDGE looks at the top ten reasons why we still need to continue our research for a cure for HIV.
By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Dec 31, 2013
EDGE looks at the top 10 HIV health stories of the year.
By Steve Weinstein | Thursday Dec 26, 2013
The same ’juice’ abused by bodybuilders, pro athletes & Lance Armstrong can have beneficial effects for some long-time survivors of HIV.
By Malcolm Ritter | Tuesday Dec 24, 2013
Can an experimental drug developed to treat epilepsy block the AIDS virus? A preliminary lab study suggests it’s possible, and researchers are eager to try it in people.
By Winnie McCroy | Monday Dec 23, 2013
You may not know it, but your local Walgreens pharmacist could save your life with their HIV-specialized services, not only in Philadelphia, but also across the country.
By Jennifer Kay | Tuesday Dec 17, 2013
Arthur Fournier’s work with Haitians had mixed consequences, but he spent his life working to provide better health care.
By Winnie McCroy | Friday Dec 13, 2013
Two patients who were presumably cured of HIV and cancer after bone-marrow transplants discovered that their HIV recently returned.