Topics :: HIV treatment

ACT UP Protests Anti-Gay Laws at NYC’s Ugandan Consulate

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Mar 6, 2014
Approximately 50 LGBTI activists protested outside the Ugandan Consulate on March 5 for over an hour decrying President Yoweri Museveni’s passage of three anti-gay measures.

Iris House Commemorates 20 Years of Fighting HIV

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Mar 4, 2014
The Iris House invites all to join them in celebrating 20 years of helping women and families with HIV in Harlem, on March 10 at the Red Rooster Restaurant.

Studies Show Big Promise for HIV Prevention Drug

By Marilynn Marchione | Tuesday Mar 4, 2014
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.

Doctors Without Borders Expelled From Myanmar

By Margie Mason | Friday Feb 28, 2014
Doctors Without Borders said Friday it has been expelled from Myanmar, leaving hundreds of HIV clinics throughout the country closed.

Looking at HIV and Aging with Dr. Perry Halkitis

By Bran Luna LeFae | Wednesday Feb 26, 2014
People have been living with HIV since the mid-1980s, and now many have found themselves facing the unknown challenges of aging while HIV-positive.

amfAR Gives $2.15M in Grants to "Countdown for a Cure"

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Feb 25, 2014
As part of their new research initiative Countdown to a Cure for HIV/AIDS, which aims to find a cure for HIV by 2020, amfAR announced their inaugural round of research grants -- the largest sum ever disbursed by amfAR.

"Queer as Folk" Singer Pepper MaShay Does Charity Concert for Life Group LA

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Feb 20, 2014
Recording artist Pepper MaShay of "Queer as Folk" dance music fame is staging her one-woman show, "Both Sides Now," in Los Angeles on February to benefit The Life Group LA.

GMHC Discusses Tools to Help End AIDS in the Black Community

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Feb 18, 2014
On Feb. 20, GMHC will continue their observation of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day with the community event, "Understanding the Gardner Cascade: A Tool to Help End AIDS in the Black Community."

T Memory Cells May Be Long-Term Viral Reservoir for HIV

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Jan 29, 2014
A new study by investigators from the Harvard-affiliated Massachusetts General Hospital and the Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard may have located HIV’s hiding place, in a small group of T cells with stem-like properties.

ACT UP Hastens NYS DOH’s Use of PrEP to Reduce HIV

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.