Topics :: AIDS treatment

Basic Healthcare Eludes HIV+ Prisoners

By EDGE | Friday Dec 20, 2013
When it comes to HIV, many U.S. prison systems are still living in the Dark Ages.

’The Battle of amfAR’ Debuts on HBO

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Dec 10, 2013
HBO Documentary Films will present "The Battle of amfAR," the story of the founding of the American Foundation for AIDS Research, the nation’s first AIDS research foundation, by Elizabeth Taylor and research scientist Dr. Mathilde Krim.

amfAR Mourns Loss of Nelson Mandela

By | Sunday Dec 8, 2013
amfAR leadership bids a fond farewell to former South African president Nelson Mandela, who passed away on December 5.

Making the Impossible Possible: Yoga and HIV

By EDGE | Wednesday Dec 4, 2013
The same benefits as for other people are magnified for HIV-positive practitioners of yoga, which is why it has become so popular.

Winning One for the Team

By Cyd Zeigler Jr. | Friday Nov 29, 2013
People with HIV can play any team sport with just a brief pre-game check-in at the doctor’s office. The rewards are physical exercise and an instant social circle.

ASOs Praise Senate’s Reauthorization of PEPFAR

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Nov 26, 2013
AIDS Service Organizations are thrilled by the House of Representatives’ passage of the PEPFAR Stewardship and Oversight Act.

FDA Approves GlaxoSmithKline AIDS Drug Tivicay

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Aug 22, 2013
The FDA has approved GlaxoSmithKline Plc’s once-daily drug Tivicay to treat the most common strain of HIV.

Actionaids Is Awarded $40,000 To Fight Hiv Aids In The Greater Philly Area

By EDGE | Wednesday Jul 10, 2013
ActionAIDS, Pennsylvania’s largest HIV/AIDS service organization, announced today that it has received a $40,000 grant to support crucial services for people with HIV/AIDS that are not supported by government grants.

Scientists Say Baby Born With HIV Apparently Cured

By Lauran Neergaard | Sunday Mar 3, 2013
A baby born with the AIDS virus appears to have been cured, scientists announced Sunday, describing the case of a child from Mississippi who’s now 2½ and has been off medication for about a year with no signs of infection.

Could This Treatment Mean No More AIDS?

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Jan 21, 2013
Australian scientists say that may have discovered a new treatment that would prevent HIV from turning into AIDS and might render HIV+ ’cocktails’ eventually unnecessary.