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NIH Endowment Makes FIU Regional Hub For Study of HIV/AIDS, Substance Abuse, Obesity and Diabetes

By EDGE | Apr 15
An endowment from the NIH makes Florida International University a leading facility investigating obesity, diabetes, substance abuse and HIV/AIDS.

CDC: Half of Black MSM, Quarter of Latinos HIV+ in Lifetime

Apr 15
New studies show that half of black MSM and a quarter Latino MSM will get HIV. Reaching U.S. targets could prevent many infections, but a life expectancy gap remains for the HIV-positive.

Alan Cumming Named Honorary Chair of AIDS Walk Central Ohio

By EDGE | Apr 12
AIDS Walk Central Ohio will be held on Saturday, April 16, with actor Alan Cumming serving as the Honorary Chair.

San Francisco Startup to Deliver HIV Prevention Medication, Birth Control

By EDGE | Apr 11
Nurx, a health technology startup based in San Francisco, has begun making PrEP available to Californians through their web-based app.

April 10 is National Youth and AIDS Awareness Day

Apr 8
The fourth annual National Youth HIV and AIDS Awareness Day (NYHAAD) is being observed this year on Sunday, April 10. Many national, state, and private organizations are partners or supporters of NYHAAD.

Register Now: Iris House Hosts '11th Annual Women as the Face of AIDS Summit'

By EDGE | Apr 8
Free registration is now open for The 11th Annual Women as the Face of AIDS Summit, to be held on May 2, from 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. at Bethel Gospel Assembly in New York City.

Findings Encouraging for New AIDS Vaccine Clinical Trial

By EDGE | Apr 7
Some people infected with HIV naturally produce antibodies that effectively neutralize many strains of the rapidly mutating virus. Scientists are working to develop a vaccine capable of inducing such "broadly neutralizing" antibodies that can prevent HIV.

Rally Against High Drug Prices Shows ACT UP is 'Nobody's Fool'

By EDGE | Apr 6
Last Thursday, April Fools Day eve, the Washington Post briefly reported that pharmaceutical giant Pfizer, Inc. had "vowed today to stop the time-tested habit of jacking up the list prices of its drugs each year."

Study Shows Young Men More Likely to Engage in High-Risk Sex

By EDGE | Apr 4
A new study shows that males aged 15-19 were 27 times more likely than females the same age to indulge in high-risk behavior.

ACT Up Holds Global Action Against Pharma Greed

By EDGE | Apr 1
On April 1st, activists across the world are protesting against the greed that blocks access to essential medicines.

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