Topics :: HIV infection

In Uganda, Nurse Accused of Spreading HIV

By Rodney Muhumuza | Sunday Apr 13, 2014
A nurse who tried to give an injection to a distraught child was accused of attempting to infect it with HIV when she accidentally pricked herself, then tried to administer the injection.

70 Percent of Men Find Barebacking With a Stranger ’Exciting’

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Apr 1, 2014
Surprise, surprise: a majority of men admit that bareback sex with a stranger is exciting.

Ask the Doc: A Cure for HIV?

By Demetre Daskalakis | Tuesday Mar 25, 2014
Five years ago, experts would have scoffed at the idea of a cure for HIV. Today, it may be closer than ever.

Researchers Closer to a Functional Cure for HIV

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Mar 13, 2014
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.

"You’ve Got This" Helps Those Newly Diagnosed With HIV

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Feb 25, 2014
Healthline’s website allows PLWHAs to record their own video about life with HIV, and share it with those unsecure about their future.

Ask the Doc: False Cures and Real Breakthroughs

By Howard L. Scheiner, MD/AAHIVS | Monday Feb 24, 2014
EDGE’s resident HIV/AIDS expert, Dr. Howard Scheiner, takes a look at false cures like Russian mushrooms and fungal foot creams, and the real promise of vaccine research.

Center for Black Equity to Study HIV in Black MSM

By Winnie McCroy | Saturday Feb 15, 2014
The Center for Black Equityand the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health are partnering on a new research project to study reasons for increased risk of HIV infection among African-American men who have sex with men.

Congress to Restore Partial ADAP Funding; Not Enough, Say ASOs

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Jan 30, 2014
Congress has agreed to restore some of the devastating federal cuts to HIV/AIDS programs, but ASOs say it’s just not enough.

Young People Bear Brunt As CDC Releases New Rates of STDs

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Jan 24, 2014
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released their annual snapshot on sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and the findings do not bode well for young people, or GLBTs.

Staying Informed is the Key to Staying Healthy with HIV

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.