By Makini Brice | Jan 22, 2013 12:22 PM EST
Researchers from Stanford University have developed a method that allows them to copy and paste genes that would make immune cells resistant to HIV.
By Makini Brice | Jan 16, 2013 11:14 AM EST
A team of researchers believes that they may have found a cure for HIV by turning the virus against itself.
By Scott Malone | Jan 14, 2013 04:52 PM EST
Overdoses of drugs, particularly prescription painkillers and heroin, have overtaken AIDS to become the leading cause of death of homeless adults.
By Makini Brice | Jan 03, 2013 12:10 PM EST
In a clinical trial, a therapeutic vaccine was found to show promise in the fight against the disease.
By Makini Brice | Dec 27, 2012 02:00 PM EST
This week, Mexico will become the first country in North America to lift the ban on blood donations from gay and bisexual men.
By Verna Gates | Dec 22, 2012 11:08 AM EST
A U.S. federal judge ruled to end the segregation of prisoners with HIV in Alabama, agreeing that it violates the Americans with Disabilities Act.
By Makini Brice | Dec 21, 2012 11:58 AM EST
For the first time, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that new HIV cases decreased among African American women.
By Makini Brice | Dec 20, 2012 02:14 PM EST
One study has found that, despite extensive public health campaigns that aim to increase the usage of condoms, many men forgo condoms because they are either too big or too small for the one-size-fits-all variety.
By Makini Brice | Dec 20, 2012 11:02 AM EST
At this point, we have all been told incessantly that smoking kills.
By Amber Moore | Dec 19, 2012 09:09 AM EST
A new study suggests that HIV may have affected humans much longer than is currently believed.
By Makini Brice | Dec 03, 2012 11:09 AM EST
Researchers found that in couples in which one person is HIV-positive and the other is not, the use of antiretroviral therapy can help reduce the risk of transmission of the disease.
By Amber Moore | Nov 30, 2012 09:41 AM EST
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton unveiled a blueprint for a strategy that will lead to an AIDS-free generation.
By Tiisetso Motsoeneng | Nov 29, 2012 10:33 AM EST
South Africa awarded a $667 million contract to supply life-prolonging HIV medicine to 12 international and domestic firms, to deal with its biggest health problem.
By Christine Hsu | Nov 27, 2012 04:15 PM EST
Government officials estimate that more than a quarter of new HIV infections in the U.S. strike young Americans between the ages of 13 and 24 and 60 percent of them don't know they've been infected.
By Kate Kelland | Nov 20, 2012 09:21 AM EST
A United Nations report said that eradicating AIDS was in sight, owing to better access to drugs that can both treat and prevent HIV.