An experimental HIV vaccine that's worked better than anything else tried so far is going to be tested in South Africa, U.S. health officials said Wednesday.
More than a quarter of gay and bisexual men in some cities and states in the South are living with H.I.V., according to a new study — a far higher rate than in the country as a whole.
Scientists have managed to remove DNA of the HIV virus from living tissue for the first time in a breakthrough that could lead to an outright cure.
Dubai: The Middle East which has long had one of the lowest HIV prevalence rates is witnessing a steady increase in infection rates.
UNAIDS reports more than 7 million people now on HIV treatment across Africa––with nearly 1 million added in the last year—while new HIV infections and deaths from AIDS continue to fall
An increase in HIV infections among the Navajo people in Gallup, N.M. has the medical community concerned over a possible epidemic, the New York Times reported.
Spencer Cox, a pivotal AIDS activist who helped spearhead research on lifesaving protease inhibitors, has died due to AIDS-related causes at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital in New York City. He was 44 years old.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A study published today online in The Journal of Experimental Medicine has identified the population of CD4 T cells serving as the major reservoir for HIV infected cells and as the primary cell site for HIV replication and production in infected patients
NEW YORK CITY (28 November 2012) – This World AIDS Day, Chief Executives from some of the world’s largest companies are calling for an end to travel restrictions for people living with HIV.
On World AIDS Day, more than 30 years after the first cases of this tragic illness were reported, we join the global community once more in standing with the millions of people who live with HIV/AIDS worldwide.
The United States has announced a plan to significantly reduce the global spread of AIDS. Advances in research and treatment of the disease has many officials feeling hopeful
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) in the UK has issued a Final Appraisal Determination (FAD) recommending the use of 'Victrelis'® (boceprevir) in combination with peginterferon alfa and ribavirin ('dual therapy') as an option for the treatment of genotype 1 chronic hepatitis C
Newly updated US antiretroviral treatment guidelines are recommending antiretroviral treatment for all people with HIV infection, with particular emphasis on treatment for: people with CD4 cell counts below 500
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY) has announced the full results, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, from a Phase II clinical trial in patients with hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotype 1 who had not responded to prior therapy with PEG-interferon alfa and ribavirin (‘null responders’*).
The Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation has awarded three new grants to improve prevention, diagnosis and care of hepatitis B (HBV) and hepatitis C (HCV) in China and India as part of its Delivering Hope™:Awareness, Prevention and Care umbrella program.
A European study published in the online edition of the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes has found a high prevalence of body fat changes and elevated lipids in HIV-positive children
A 13-year-old boy who applied to a Hershey, Pa., boarding school told ABC News that it never crossed his mind he would be denied entry because he was HIV-positive.
Featuring President Barack Obama, President George W. Bush, President Bill Clinton, Bono, Alicia Keys and others. Join ONE and (RED)'s exclusive live broadcast from Washington, DC this Thursday, Dec. 1 at 10 am EST, 3pm GMT
Urban gardening project turning lives around. More than 1 million people are living with HIV and AIDS in Ethiopia. An innovative project run by a local NGO is part of the government's national plan for prevention, treatment and care
On Thursday, December 1, World AIDS Day, President Obama will speak at an event hosted by the ONE Campaign and (RED), joining former President George W. Bush and others who have been so critical in the worldwide fight against AIDS.
The Executive Director of the joint United Nations programme against AIDS (UNAIDS), Michel Sidibe, says the organisation aims to eliminate the transmission of HIV/AIDS from mother to child in Africa by 2015.
The United Nations has invited young people to create and shape the new UN strategy on youth and HIV/AIDS through an online collaborative project launched Tuesday, according to an article on the UN website
New data from studies in Kenya, Uganda and Botswana confirm major role of antiretroviral medicine in preventing heterosexual HIV transmission
Nicki Minaj and Ricky Martin have been announced as the faces of the 2012 MAC Viva Glam campaign to fight HIV/AIDS.
A 22-year-old straight man was refused the right to donating blood after staff at a blood bank believed the man ‘seemed’ gay.
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