Acccording to UNAIDS, 2.5 million people in the world become infected with HIV each year.
Following the public health scare in Oklahoma where an oral surgeon is accused of unsanitary practices which may have exposed 7,000 patients with hepatitis or HIV, hundreds of former patients lined up on Saturday to get tested.
Researchers demonstrated how a gene in HIV prevents the human's immune system from naturally fighting the virus.
Thousands of people in Oklahoma may have been infected with HIV and hepatitis after health officials discovered evidence that a dentist in Tulsa was not properly sterilizing the tools and equipment he used on his patients, despite knowing that several of them carried the viruses.
Officials in New York City are struggling to get the word out about a new strain of meningitis that is circulating New York.
The self-proclaimed healer and acupuncturist who intentionally infected 16 people with HIV has been sentenced to nearly 13 years in prison.
14 HIV patients have successfully lived with HIV without any medication, a french study reports.
Police in Switzerland have arrested a music teacher and self-professed healer in Bern.
At least 28 percent of schoolgirls in South Africa are infected with HIV, while only 4 percent of boys suffer the same fate, because they are being exploited by "sugar daddies," Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has said.
Researchers report that melittin, found in bee venom, can attack the membranes of the HIV virus.
In the wake of marijuana legalization in Colorado and Washington, many states that had not considered legalizing medical marijuana are.
Hong Kong experienced a surge in the number of new HIV infections in 2012. The city's Health Department on Wednesday announced that there has been the number of new HIV infections rose by 17 percent last year.
The sequester will cut funding for research which can jeopardize the goal of finding a permanent cure for HIV.
This link existed even for people whose blood indicated low levels of the virus.
A baby has reportedly been cured of HIV for the very first time, researchers announced Sunday, a medical breakthrough that could greatly impact how babies who are born infected with the virus that causes AIDS are treated.