India is the first in South Asia to pass a bill banning discrimination against people living with HIV/AIDS. The bill is now awaiting for Presidential approval to finally become a law.
The NHS Scotland approved funding PrEP drugs for people at risk of contracting HIV.
Lawmakers in California are promoting the repeal of the current HIV/AIDS Criminalization Laws with Senate Bill 239 of Senator Weiner.
"It's the proof of concept that through therapeutic vaccination we can really re-educate our T cells to control the virus," said Dr Beatriz Mothe, IrsiCaixa AIDS Research Institute.
Get tested, get involved and get treated. Everyone in the community has a responsibility to learn facts about HIV as well as other sexually transmitted diseases.
Traditional Chinese medicine will also play a great part in the campaign as it doubles the number of HIV/AIDS patients to treat.
Taking HIV drugs used to slow down the infection's progression to Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) may increase the risk of gay men contracting syphilis, another sexually transmitted infection.
A new HIV prevention implant promises a regular dose of PrEP or pre-exposure prophylaxis and its development is being backed by Bill Gates.
Now they are known to be "functionally" cured, meaning they do not need to take Art even though they may still harbor the HIV virus. The same is true with a perinatally infected baby who stopped ART at 5, continues to be in remission now at 18 years old. However, the Mississippi baby is not so fortunate, suffering a relapse after ART for the first 18 months and just 27 months of full remission.
Experts describe the goal of South Africa to end AIDS in 2030 as "ambitious," expressing concerns on how to reach that goal.
If you think you already know everything about HIV and AIDS, you might want to think again after reading this article.
HIV is becoming more and more resistant to the antiretroviral therapy tenofovir, a new study reported.
Cancer appears to have leveled off in affluent countries but dramatically increases in less developed societies as more and more people have become accustomed to unhealthy Western lifestyle and habits.
The National AIDS Trust is asking people to think again about the negative labels and eliminate all the conventional beliefs about HIV
Prudential Financial Inc. has announced that it will be offering the traditional life insurance plans to some HIV patients.
Until recently, patients suffering from common ophthalmic ailments such as retinal disorders, glaucoma, and dry eye have largely been prescribed anti-inflammatory, anti-infective, anti-glaucoma, and anti-allergy agents, in addition to off-label steroidal medications, and warm compresses.