Topics :: HIV treatment

Anti-Cancer Drug Attacks Hidden HIV Reservoirs

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Aug 6, 2014
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.

Temple University Eliminates HIV Virus From Human Cells

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Jul 25, 2014
Researchers at Temple University in Philadelphia have made a breakthrough in attacking HIV, and it could be the first step toward a cure.

PWN-USA Joins Merck for National HIV Campaign "I Design"

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Jul 18, 2014
In an effort to encourage people living with HIV to speak to their doctors about their current treatment, the Positive Women's Network - United States of America (PWN-USA) has teamed up with Merck to launch "I Design," a national HIV educational campaign.

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.

Out of Jail -- With HIV

By David Crary | Sunday Jun 29, 2014
Each year, according to federal estimates, one out of seven Americans with HIV passes through a correctional facility. Thousands are released every year - transitioning to the uncertainties of the outside world.

Miss Firecracker Pageant Raises Funds for AIDS Help

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Jun 27, 2014
On Tuesday, July 1, drag queens -- and this year, for the first time, biological women -- will don their hottest outfits and vie for the chance to be crowned Miss Firecracker.

Saddle Up L.A. Raises Funds for The Life Group

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Jun 26, 2014
On Saturday, July 12 in California’s Griffith Park Mountains, riders will gather for the 9th Annual Saddle Up LA event, a horseback ride and country BBQ to raise funds for the AIDS service organization, The Life Group L.A.

Ask the Doc: Transgender Health, Hormones and HIV

By Anita Radix | Wednesday Jun 25, 2014
On this issue of Ask the Doc, Dr. Anita Radix addresses issues about transgender health, hormones and HIV medications. Do you need to stop taking hormones to start taking HIV meds? Find the answers here at Ask the Doc.

New York Becomes 23rd State to Legalize Medical Marijuana

By EDGE | Saturday Jun 21, 2014
New York has become the newest state to legalize medical marijuana, after the Senate passed a bill on June 20 that allows cannabis to be prescribed in non-smokeable form only.