Topics :: HIV

Ask the Doc: Sexual Roulette

By Howard L. Scheiner, MD/AAHIVS | Friday Sep 19, 2014
Is it safer to have sex with someone who doesn't know their HIV status, or with a pozzer that has an undetectable viral load? The Doc knows....

Veteran Photographer Kickstarts AIDS Activist Portrait Book

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Sep 19, 2014
Veteran photographer and ACT UP/NY member Bill Bytsura is launching a Kickstarter campaign to fund the publication of his coffee table-style art book, titled "The AIDS Activist Project."

Triumeq to End Gilead's Monopoly on Single-Tablet HIV Meds

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Sep 18, 2014
The recent approval of ViiV Healthcare's once-daily, single-tablet anti-HIV regimen, Triumeq, will mean that the market monopoly currently held by Gilead Sciences will soon come to an end.

September 18 is National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Sep 17, 2014
The 7th annual National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day will be observed Thursday September 18.

Seattle Court Orders HIV+ Man to 'Cease and Desist'

Sunday Sep 14, 2014
Health officials secured a court order telling a man who has infected at least eight people with HIV to stop spreading the virus that causes AIDS.

Hornet App Takes Aggressive Approach to Preventing HIV Infections

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Sep 11, 2014
As part of the growing arsenal of tools to keep people aware of their HIV status, Hornet Gay Social Network, the fast growing gay mobile app, has added another in-app tool with aids.gov to help prevent HIV infections and reduce stigma.

Get 'Drenched' at The Life Group LA Fundraiser

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Sep 10, 2014
As summer turns into fall, The Life Group LA invites you to get "Drenched" one last time at their September 13 first-ever drag water polo game to benefit people living with HIV/AIDS. The event is hosted by DJ eur-O-steve and Stan Smith.

Berlin-Based dotHIV Raises Awareness and Funds for HIV

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Sep 3, 2014
A Berlin-based organization will provide web addresses with the ending .hiv to companies and non-profits in an effort to raise awareness and funds for projects around the world working to prevent the transmission of HIV and end AIDS.

Proteins that Block Ebola May Also Block Release of HIV

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Sep 2, 2014
A recent study has revealed that a family of proteins with the ability to enter the virus-infected cells of people infected with the Ebola virus may also block the release of HIV.

amfAR Report Outlines Steps Needed to Track HIV Data

By EDGE | Tuesday Sep 2, 2014
A new report from amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research and AVAC outlines the need for a new approach to tracking data to guide the key decisions that shape the response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic.