hiv

HIV test at a free mobile testing center in Los Angeles offered by the AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) and the Magic Johnson Foundation to provide HIV testing and education in minority communities of Los Angeles. (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Health Officials Launch HIV/AIDS Website

Health officials in Georgia have launched an online clearinghouse for information related to HIV/AIDS in the state.

10/08/2014

Nearly 20 million cases of a sexually transmitted disease infection are reported each year in the United States and the number could be higher because many sufferers don't show symptoms. (Photo by Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images)

CDC: 110 Million Americans Have STDs At Any Given Time

Nearly 20 million cases of a sexually transmitted disease infection are reported each year in the United States and the number could be higher because many sufferers don’t show symptoms.

10/06/2014

Gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men (MSM) make up 2 percent of the U.S. population but are the group most definitively affected by HIV, with 63 percent of those newly infected by HIV representing this group.  (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

CDC: Gay Men Represent 2 Percent Of US Population, 52 Percent Of People With HIV

Gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men (MSM) make up 2 percent of the U.S. population but are the group most definitively affected by HIV, with 63 percent of those newly infected by HIV representing this group.

10/01/2014

An Australian biotech firm says it has received the go ahead from regulators to produce condoms coated with an anti-viral gel. (Feng Li/Getty Images)

HIV-Killing Condom Could Launch In Next Few Months

Australian company working with condom manufacturer to combine anti-viral gel with lubricant.

07/22/2014

The number of cases of HIV diagnosed among gay men from 13-24 years old increased 132 percent from 2002 to 2011, says a CDC report. (JOSEP LAGO/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: HIV Diagnoses Drop In US, But Increase In Young Gay Men

Number of HIV diagnoses among younger gay men increased from 2002 to 2011.

07/21/2014

Doctors say the men, treated for different conditions, were shown to be clear of the AIDS virus after bone marrow treatments. (JOSEP LAGO/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: 2 Men Show No Sign Of AIDS Virus After Bone Marrow Transplant

Researchers say it holds promise for HIV treatments.

07/18/2014

A new United Nations report claims that the AIDS epidemic could end by 2030. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

UN Report: AIDS Epidemic Could End By 2030

A new United Nations report claims that the AIDS epidemic could end by 2030.

07/17/2014

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 released Wednesday.  (JOSEP LAGO/AFP/Getty Images)

UN Report: Number Of HIV Cases Remains At 35 Million

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 released Wednesday.

07/16/2014

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 released Wednesday.  (JOSEP LAGO/AFP/Getty Images)

Girl Hoped To Have Been Cured Of HIV Suffers Relapse

Setback to hopes that powerful drugs might reverse HIV infection.

07/11/2014

File photo of a courtroom. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

College Reaches Settlement With Student Who Accused School Of Discriminating

ATLANTA (AP) — A metro Atlanta college has reached a settlement with a former student who accused the school of discriminating against her because she’s HIV positive. Officials from the U.S. Attorney’s office said Tuesday […]

06/10/2014

more

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 2,162 other followers