Topics :: HIV testing

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....

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.

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.

Hornet Gay Social Network Ups Its HIV Prevention on Website

By Nicole Wiesenthal | Tuesday Sep 2, 2014
Hornet Gay Social Network, one of the largest gay mobile apps, adds another in-app tool for AIDS prevention.

CDC Says Docs Testing MSM for HIV, But Few Others

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Jul 29, 2014
A new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention analysis shows that while most primary care physicians offer regular, routine HIV testing to gay and bisexual men, only 1 in 5 provides routine screening for all patients.

Fourth Generation of HIV Testing Allows Earlier Detection

By Christiana Lilly | Thursday Jul 17, 2014
Thanks to advances in HIV testing, labs can detect the disease in a person's blood up to two weeks earlier than before.

Girl Hoped to Have Been Cured of HIV has Relapsed

By Marilynn Marchione | Friday Jul 11, 2014
A Mississippi girl born with the AIDS virus and in remission for more than two years despite stopping treatment now shows signs that she still harbors HIV - and therefore is not cured.

Missed Nat’l HIV Testing Day? Get Tested Anyway

By Denise Royal | Wednesday Jul 2, 2014
Last Friday was National HIV Testing Day, but even if you missed it, or forgot, or didn’t even know about it, don’t worry because getting tested is important every day. This year’s annual theme is "Take the Test, Take Control."

Cuomo: Boost HIV Tests, Treatment to End Epidemic

Monday Jun 30, 2014
New York state has a plan to end its three-decade HIV epidemic by the year 2020.

Across the U.S., June 27 is National HIV Testing Day

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Jun 25, 2014
June 27 is National HIV Testing Day, and across the nation, AIDS service organizations, LGBT groups and even local drugstores are holding events to promote people getting tested and knowing their serostatus.