AIDS Archive

Latest Posts

AIDS Activists Take On The High Price Of HIV Prevention Pill

ARI SHAPIRO, HOST: In the 1980s and ’90s, a group of AIDS activists called ACT UP demanded action from the U.S. government in a dramatic way. (SOUNDBITE OF PROTEST) UNIDENTIFIED PEOPLE: Act up. Fight back. Fight AIDS. SHAPIRO: This was 1988.

An end to AIDS is in sight

An antiretroviral treatment developed by researchers at University College London (UCL) and the University of Copenhagen has reduced the possibility of passing on the virus that causes AIDS to zero. The study, named PARTNER2, involved nearly 1,000 European gay couples in which

Advocacy program on HIV & AIDS for Church workers

DIMAPUR, MAY 27 (MExN): To make its ministry relevant to the present changing time, the Nagaland Development Outreach (Development wing of NBCC) has identified Health (Specifically HIV & AIDS) as one of the pertaining issues that concerns Naga Society. The Nagaland

World AIDS Vaccine Day: Myths and facts about the AIDS vaccine you should know!

According to UNAIDS, there were approximately 36.9 million people affected by ADIS in 2017, all over the world. These numbers speak for the importance of awareness about AIDS and its preventive measures. World AIDS Vaccine Day: Myths and facts about the

Medical experts says the cure for AIDS is closer than you might think

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — A cure to AIDS might be closer than what we think. This after a study confirmed that a drug can stop HIV from transmitting. “If your virus is completely controlled by HIV medications then someone who is

HIV drugs stop sexual transmission of AIDS virus, say doctors

HIV-suppressing medication could stop sexual transmission of the AIDS virus among gay couples — even if they had sex without condoms. Authors of the study, published in medical journal The Lancet on Friday, presented it as evidence that the spread of HIV could be

HIV-suppressing drugs prevent transmission of AIDS virus: Study

HIV-suppressing medication can make the AIDS virus “untransmittable” even among couples who have sex without using condoms, new research shows. The Europe-wide study monitored nearly 1,000 gay male couples over a period of eight years, where one partner was HIV-positive and receiving

‘It Might Get Worse’: Drug Resistance, Dip in Funds May Aggravate Cases of HIV AIDS

“People think the problem of HIV AIDS is over, but it is quite possible that the problem is going to get worse,” said Dr Mark Feinberg, president and CEO of the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI), pointing out that the rate

ANGLE device aids ground-breaking research on cancer spread

ANGLE PLC’s (LON:AGL) liquid biopsy system has been deployed in ground-breaking research assessing the role of the body’s own immune suppressor cells in promoting the cancer spread – a process called metastasis. The company’s Parsortix device proved efficient at harvesting circulating

Arizona governor signs repeal of HIV/AIDS instruction law

Arizona’s Republican governor quickly signed a bill Thursday repealing a 1991 state law that had barred HIV and AIDS instruction that “promotes a homosexual lifestyle.” The move was intended to end a discrimination lawsuit filed by LGBTQ groups. Gov. Doug Ducey’s