By John Ericson | Wed, 09/11/2013 - 20:21
A new type of vaccine modeled on the cytomegalovirus has completely cleared test subjects of simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV), the virus that causes AIDS in monkeys.
By Susan Scutti | Wed, 09/04/2013 - 10:55
Canadian researchers have developed the first genetically modified, whole-killed HIV vaccine, which has successfully passed Phase 1 human trials.
By Lecia Bushak | Fri, 08/23/2013 - 15:30
When 28-year-old porn star Cameron Bay tested positive for HIV, the adult film industry stopped production temporarily to test all of her sexual partners.
By Lecia Bushak | Fri, 08/16/2013 - 18:01
The Chinese-African medical relationship has been in place since the mid 20th century, and Chinese President Xi plans to strengthen it in the coming years.
By Anthony Rivas | Sat, 08/10/2013 - 10:48
After battling HIV for 25 years, Sean Sasser, who became famous for his relationship with Pedro Zamora on MTV's "The Real World," died after a short fight with mesothelioma.
By Jonathan Weiss | Wed, 07/03/2013 - 10:03
Although doctors and researchers are cautious about calling them "cured," two Boston patients appear to have no sign of HIV infection weeks after ceasing their HIV medication treatments.
By Susan Scutti | Wed, 06/26/2013 - 14:03
A brief history of the HIV virus and its impact on the FDA to help inspire you to get tested on National HIV Testing Day, June 27.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | Thu, 06/20/2013 - 11:59
The US Supreme Court ruled that a law placing conditions on federal AIDS funding based on implementation of an anti-prostitution policy violated the First Amendment's free speech guarantee.
By Jonathan Weiss | Wed, 06/19/2013 - 10:52
After 10 years of hard work and billions in funding for President Bush's AIDS relief program, a landmark of the one millionth baby born without HIV is cause for celebration.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | Wed, 06/19/2013 - 10:37
John Stagliano's wife defended her husband saying that his HIV has been undetectable for 15 years and he did not engage in sexual intercourse with actress Katie Summers.
By Nsikan Akpan | Sun, 06/16/2013 - 21:55
Thirteen years of peer-based, HIV prevention programs for female sex workers reduced both HIV and syphilis in young pregnant women from southern India.
By Jonathan Weiss | Wed, 06/05/2013 - 17:08
Researchers have long struggled with the question of why HIV-infected cells die, but have now found that the body's own defense mechanism could be to blame.
By Ansa Varughese | Wed, 05/29/2013 - 17:16
A supercomputer-generated simulation of HIV's protective coating exposes new targets for future drugs.
By Matthew Mientka | Tue, 05/21/2013 - 16:05
In view of HIV patients commonly battling cognitive disorders, international researchers call for a unified treatment approach.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | Tue, 05/21/2013 - 14:14
The Philippines was named one of the nine countries with a rising HIV rate this year. One DOH official argues that smartphones and social media are to blame.