By Ben Wolford | Tue, 05/27/2014 - 11:55
In 2012, an AIDS expert in Jamaica testified in favor of laws criminalizing homosexual behavior. Last week, his university removed him from the helm of a health institute, saying the community had lost confidence in him.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | Thu, 12/26/2013 - 17:34
Dr. Dong-Pyou Han of Iowa State University admitted to falsifying results in research to develop an HIV/AIDS vaccine. Prior to his admission, the findings were hailed as a medical breakthrough.
By Peter Sergo | Sun, 12/22/2013 - 13:52
An executive at a prestigious PR firm ignited controversy with a tweet about AIDS in Africa, reflecting how the disease garners stigma.
By John Ericson | Thu, 12/19/2013 - 19:29
Scientists have discovered the fundamental mechanism whereby HIV wipes out the immune system and progresses into AIDS.
By Susan Scutti | Wed, 12/18/2013 - 17:00
Researchers provide more proof that regular use of Truvada can reduce an individual’s risk of contracting HIV while also showing that use of the pill does not equate to an increase in risky sexual behavior.
By Nsikan Akpan | Wed, 12/04/2013 - 14:00
A new, inexpensive microchip quickly diagnoses patients with HIV/AIDS and could lead to a simple finger stick test for the disease.
By Susan Scutti | Fri, 11/29/2013 - 15:14
Nearly 2.1 million adolescents worldwide were living with HIV at the end of last year with girls accounting for nearly two-thirds of new infections.
By Susan Scutti | Fri, 11/29/2013 - 13:12
A new aggressive strain of the HIV virus has been discovered in West Africa, and researchers say the recombinant virus can progress from infection to illness (AIDS) in just about five years.
By Lecia Bushak | Wed, 11/27/2013 - 17:46
South African teenage girls who come from a household receiving child support grants are less likely to contract HIV from older men.
By Lecia Bushak | Thu, 11/14/2013 - 16:11
A Florida county that has the highest HIV/AIDS rates in the country hopes to curb those cases by implementing sex ed in the classroom.
By Susan Scutti | Fri, 11/08/2013 - 14:31
France approved at-home HIV tests, which will become commercially available beginning in 2014.