Free HIV tests may be coming to a drugstore near you, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced on Tuesday.
Recent studies suggest that drugs used for HIV treatment can also protect healthy people from infection. But can these medications really turn the tide of the AIDS epidemic?
In 2009, researchers reported that an AIDS vaccine had for the first time protected people against HIV. Since then, the researchers have been wondering, How did it work?
Circumcision can help drop the rate of HIV infection in Africa. The challenge is getting more men snipped more quickly.
Filmmakers are threatening to leave the nation’s porn capital because of a new law requiring condom use on set.
It was an all too familiar story to those who study HIV. Kimberly Page, an epidemiologist at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), had just returned from Cambodia, where she had been conducting research on how to protect people from getting infected with the AIDS-causing virus.
In commemoration of World AIDS Day, this year marking the 30th anniversary of the identification of the first cases of the disease, singer and activist Bono sat down with TIME’s managing editor, Rick Stengel, to talk about the …
In her more than 20 years as an AIDS activist, British-born, Brooklyn-based Leigh Blake has revolutionized the concept of public advocacy many times over.
To contain the AIDS epidemic, it will take far more than simply finding and treating every patient who is infected with HIV. To truly halt the virus’ march, you will also need to shield healthy people from being infected in the …
This week the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) released a policy statement called “Adolescents and HIV Infection.” The title alone garners attention. Teens and HIV?
Women who use an injectable hormone contraceptive may be twice as likely to become infected with HIV as women who do not use contraception at all, according to a large study conducted in Africa. What’s more, the male partners of …
Who says you need a biochemistry degree to engineer an AIDS breakthrough? As our colleague Matt Peckham wrote on Techland, a bunch of online gamers have managed to crack a puzzle that AIDS researchers have been trying to solve for years.
A litter of fluorescent kittens is illuminating more than their proud mother’s eyes. These glowing animals have been genetically engineered to make blood cells that are resistant to feline immunodeficiency virus, or FIV, the …