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UCLA Researchers Come One Step Closer to a Cure for AIDS

UCLA Researchers Come One Step Closer to a Cure for AIDS

Jan 15, 2022

UCLA researchers have reported preliminary success in a revised strategy eliminating HIV-infected cells.

New mRNA-Based Vaccine Shows Promise Against HIV

New mRNA-Based Vaccine Shows Promise Against HIV

By Kilian Melloy | Dec 29, 2021

A new vaccine using messenger RNA has shown promise in trials involving mice and monkeys.

New CDC Report Details Higher Impact of HIV/AIDS on African-American, Latinx Communities

New CDC Report Details Higher Impact of HIV/AIDS on African-American, Latinx Communities

By Kilian Melloy | Dec 28, 2021

A new CDC report shows how HIV/AIDS has impacted African-American and Latinx men who have sex with men.

Study: HIV Prevention Treatments Low Among Gay Southern Black Men

Study: HIV Prevention Treatments Low Among Gay Southern Black Men

Dec 27, 2021

A new study reveals low PrEP use and poor access to HIV care are contributing factors for HIV infection for Black men in the South who have sex with men.

FDA Approves First Injectable Treatment for HIV Pre-Exposure Prevention

FDA Approves First Injectable Treatment for HIV Pre-Exposure Prevention

Dec 25, 2021

Apretude is the first FDA-approved injectable drug to reduce risk of sexually acquired HIV.

St. Anthony Shrine Displays AIDS Memorial Quilt as Part of LGBTQ Spirituality Ministry

St. Anthony Shrine Displays AIDS Memorial Quilt as Part of LGBTQ Spirituality Ministry

SPONSORED CONTENT | Dec 20, 2021

Boston's St. Anthony Shrine starts a new tradition this December, displaying a portion of the AIDS Memorial Quilt.

Addressing Racism Toward Black Women in Health Care Key to Ending US HIV Epidemic

Addressing Racism Toward Black Women in Health Care Key to Ending US HIV Epidemic

Dec 13, 2021

Forty years into the HIV/AIDS epidemic, Black women continue to bear the highest burden of HIV among women.

New CDC Recommendations: Boost PrEP Prescriptions, Education Efforts

New CDC Recommendations: Boost PrEP Prescriptions, Education Efforts

By Kilian Melloy | Dec 11, 2021

The CDC's updated guidelines encourage PrEP education and more prescriptions, as well as "updated testing recommendations," to combat HIV transmission.

Light the Grove :: November 30, 2021

Light the Grove :: November 30, 2021

Dec 2, 2021

On the eve of World AIDS day, a ceremony was held at the National AIDS memorial in San Francisco. Guest speakers talked about their experience during the HIV/AIDS pandemic, the progress that has been made, and the hope of reaching zero new cases.

40 Years Later: Stigma and Progress Collide Since the Onset of the AIDS Crisis

40 Years Later: Stigma and Progress Collide Since the Onset of the AIDS Crisis

By Billy McEntee | Dec 1, 2021

It's been 40 years since the AIDS crisis was first documented. Sweeping in scope and driven by those advocating for and living with HIV, EDGE offers a snapshot of where we've been and what the future holds for the fight against AIDS.

Why Aren't People Most at Risk of HIV in Kenya Using Preventative Drugs?

Why Aren't People Most at Risk of HIV in Kenya Using Preventative Drugs?

Dec 1, 2021

Transgender women are most at risk of contracting HIV in Kenya. One researcher asks why more isn't being done to protect them.

Human Rights Campaign Marks World AIDS Day

Human Rights Campaign Marks World AIDS Day

Dec 1, 2021

HRC hosts a virtual event series to rewrite narrative around HIV/AIDS, announces new cohort of GENERATE Peer Facilitators.

Fauci Says COVID Diverted Resources From Fighting AIDS

Fauci Says COVID Diverted Resources From Fighting AIDS

By Edith M. Lederer | Dec 1, 2021

Dr. Anthony Fauci said the COVID-19 pandemic has diverted scientific and financial resources from the fight against AIDS.

Biden HIV/AIDS Strategy Calls Racism 'Public Health Threat'

Biden HIV/AIDS Strategy Calls Racism 'Public Health Threat'

Dec 1, 2021

The Biden administration in its new HIV/AIDS strategy calls racism "a public health threat" that must be fully recognized as the world looks to end the epidemic.

Advocates Call for HIV Outreach, Education in Latinx Community

Advocates Call for HIV Outreach, Education in Latinx Community

By Kilian Melloy | Nov 30, 2021

Advocates continue striving to close gaps in HIV education and health resources in the Latinx community, but the COVID-19 pandemic has made their job all the more difficult.

UNAIDS Warns of Millions of AIDS-Related Deaths

UNAIDS Warns of Millions of AIDS-Related Deaths

Nov 29, 2021

UNAIDS warns of millions of AIDS-related deaths and continued devastation from pandemics if leaders don't address inequalities.

Did This Woman's Immune System Vanquish HIV?

Did This Woman's Immune System Vanquish HIV?

By Kilian Melloy | Nov 22, 2021

Researchers believe an Argentinian woman's own immune system may have prevailed over HIV, and suggest she might now be free of the virus — only the second time this has been thought to happen.

Could HIV One Day be Controlled After Stopping Antiretroviral Therapy?

Could HIV One Day be Controlled After Stopping Antiretroviral Therapy?

By Kilian Melloy | Nov 10, 2021

A new study led by scientists Tae-Wook Chun and Anthony Fauci looks more closely at how HIV might be controlled after stopping anti-retroviral therapy.

Facebook Yanks Bolsonaro Video Claiming Vaccines Cause AIDS

Facebook Yanks Bolsonaro Video Claiming Vaccines Cause AIDS

By David Biller | Oct 25, 2021

Facebook and Instagram have removed a live broadcast that Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro delivered that claims UK vaccine recipients are developing AIDS.

Combining HIV Vaccine with Immunotherapy May Reduce Need for Daily Medication

Combining HIV Vaccine with Immunotherapy May Reduce Need for Daily Medication

Oct 5, 2021

A new combination treatment for HIV can strengthen a patient's immune response against the virus even after they stop taking traditional medications.

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