Topics :: HIV infection

San Diego Landscaper Pleads Not Guilty to Intentionally Spreading HIV

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Sep 5, 2014
A landscaper from San Diego who claims to be related to labor leader Cesar Chavez stands accused of intentionally infecting two dozen men with HIV.

Proteins that Block Ebola May Also Block Release of HIV

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Sep 2, 2014
A recent study has revealed that a family of proteins with the ability to enter the virus-infected cells of people infected with the Ebola virus may also block the release of HIV.

Ask the Doc: Single Pill HIV Regimens

By Howard L. Scheiner, MD/AAHIVS | Friday Aug 22, 2014
In this edition of Ask the Doc, Dr. Howard Scheiner answers questions about single-pill regimens verses three-pills cocktails including a protease inhibitor.

HIV Infections Rise, Thwart Brazil's AIDS Efforts

By Adriana Gomez Licon | Saturday Aug 9, 2014
Even as HIV infection rates have begun declining in many other places, cases have been slowly rising in Brazil - with the sharpest jump among youths 15 to 24.

Temple University Eliminates HIV Virus From Human Cells

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Jul 25, 2014
Researchers at Temple University in Philadelphia have made a breakthrough in attacking HIV, and it could be the first step toward a cure.

PWN-USA Joins Merck for National HIV Campaign "I Design"

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Jul 18, 2014
In an effort to encourage people living with HIV to speak to their doctors about their current treatment, the Positive Women's Network - United States of America (PWN-USA) has teamed up with Merck to launch "I Design," a national HIV educational campaign.

Number of People With HIV Unchanged Since 2012

By Maria Cheng | Wednesday Jul 16, 2014
The number of people living with HIV worldwide has remained virtually unchanged in the past two years and AIDS-related deaths are at their lowest since peaking almost a decade ago, according to a report from the United Nations AIDS agency.

Ask the Doc: Transgender Health, Hormones and HIV

By Anita Radix | Wednesday Jun 25, 2014
On this issue of Ask the Doc, Dr. Anita Radix addresses issues about transgender health, hormones and HIV medications. Do you need to stop taking hormones to start taking HIV meds? Find the answers here at Ask the Doc.

June 5 is the First National Long Term HIV Survivors Day

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Jun 4, 2014
On June 5, long-term survivors of HIV will come together to Kick ASS, "AIDS Survivor Syndrome," and figure out what they want from their future.

Iowa is First State to Reform HIV Criminalization Statute

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Jun 3, 2014
On May 30, Iowa Governor Terry Branstad signed into law bi-partisan legislation that will modernize Iowa’s HIV criminal transmission statute.