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Dr. Howard Scheiner, MD/AAHIVS

Ask the Doc: Single Pill HIV Regimens

AIDS | By Howard L. Scheiner, MD/AAHIVS | Friday Aug 22, 2014
In this edition of Ask the Doc, Dr. Howard Scheiner answers questions about single-pill regimens verses three-pills cocktails including a protease inhibitor.

amfAR teams with Bloomie's for a fundraiser

Bloomingdale's Fashionable Fundraiser Helps amfAR Fund a Cure for HIV

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Aug 18
On August 20, Bloomingdale's will be hosting their semi-annual Fashionable Fundraiser to support amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, and their mission to raise awareness and funds to find a cure for HIV/AIDS.

Christiana Rodi (Amneris), Gene Dante (Radames) and Ta'Nika Gibson (Aida)

Fiddlehead's 'AIDA' Boston Area Exclusive

AIDS | By EDGE | Aug 17
Love turns everything upside down and leads everyone down paths they could never have imagined. Fiddlehead Theatre Company will present the exclusive Boston production of Elton John and Tim Rice's "AIDA" Oct. 17-26, 2at the Strand Theatre.

Kiehl's President Chris Salgardo, left, holds the certificate presented by Dr. Howard Zucker, New York State's Acting Commissioner for Health

AIDS Quilt Comes to Governor's Island as Kiehl's LifeRide Ends

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Aug 13
The Kiehl's LifeRide ended its 10-day trek across the U.S. at Governor's Island in New York City, where the AIDS Quilt was displayed for all to see.

Dr. Pedro Chequer complained that the restrictions have hurt campaigns targeting vulnerable populations such as gays and sex workers

HIV Infections Rise, Thwart Brazil's AIDS Efforts

INTERNATIONAL | By Adriana Gomez Licon | Aug 9
Even as HIV infection rates have begun declining in many other places, cases have been slowly rising in Brazil - with the sharpest jump among youths 15 to 24.

The VOICES project helps patients with HIV

St. Jude's HIV Clinic-Based Audio Project Empowers Patients

AIDS | By EDGE | Aug 8
The St. Jude Children's Research Hospital VOICES project uses contemporary technology to tap an ancient and powerful clinical tool -- the patient's own story -- as a way to empower and inspire patients.

A cancer drug may allow killer T-cells to trace and destroy HIV-infected CD4 cells

Anti-Cancer Drug Attacks Hidden HIV Reservoirs

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Aug 6
A pilot study by HIV researchers from Aarhus University and Aarhus University Hospital in Denmark has shown that an anti-cancer drug can activate hidden HIV.

World Aids Museum and Educational Center

AIDS | By Mike Halterman | Aug 6
It's been nearly three years since the World AIDS Museum was incorporated as a 501(c)(3) non-profit, and since then nearly all of the hopes and dreams of the Museum's Board of Directors have been fulfilled.

ONAP's Douglas Brooks

ACRIA and Amida Care Host "Dialogue for Life" with Douglas Brooks

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Aug 4
On August 7-8 in New York City, ACRIA and Amida Care will co-host "Dialogue for Life" forums, led by Douglas Brooks, the newly appointed Director of The White House Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP).

Late-breaking findings at AIDS 2014 support PrEP

PrEP Is Safe and Effective, Even For Those Who Miss Doses

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 31
An exciting and late-breaking development at the AIDS 2014 Conference in Melbourne revealed findings published in Lancet Infectious Diseases that show that PrEP is safe and effective at preventing HIV infection.

July 28 is World Hepatitis Day

On World Hepatitis Day, Watch for Complications With HIV

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 28
July 28 is World Hepatitis Day, one of only four official disease-specific health observances, and for people with HIV, it's even more important to get tested.