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?
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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?
Hepatitis C kills more Americans than HIV. How does the virus spread?
Filmmakers are threatening to leave the nation’s porn capital because of a new law requiring condom use on set.
Would you rather save lives and save money — or make a political point? Sadly, when the question involves the issue of clean needle programs, the choice to “send a message” always seems to win.
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.
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 …
Today is the final day of Recovery Month, during which we celebrated those who are overcoming addictions. But as the month winds down, the question of how best to spur recovery remains. One New York program, Exponents, has …