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On World Human Rights Day, Report Highlights Trans Health and Rights

By Winnie McCroy | Dec 10
A new report by amfAR and GATE highlights the ongoing struggle of transgender individuals across the globe in their fight for access to appropriate and effective HIV care and treatment.

Spanish Doctors Believe They've Found a Cure for HIV

By Winnie McCroy | Dec 7
Doctors in Barcelona, Spain believe that they have found a possible cure for HIV via a blood transfer from a donor with a genetic mutation, but researchers warn that it's going to be a long time coming.

New Grant Will Help Study HIV in the Trans Community

By Christiana Lilly | Dec 6
A San Francisco agency was recently awarded a grant from the Elton John AIDS Foundation to study HIV/AIDS in the transgender population.

2014 ONE AIDS Report Outlines Top Recommendations

By Winnie McCroy | Dec 4
The 2014 ONE AIDS Report shows that more people were added to life-saving AIDS treatment over the past year than the number of people who became newly infected with HIV.

CDC's Vital Signs Report Shows Only 1/3 Have HIV Under Control

By EDGE | Dec 2
A new report published last week by the CDC reveals that just 30 percent of Americans with HIV had the virus under control in 2011, and approximately two-thirds of those whose virus was out of control had been diagnosed but were no longer in care.

FDA Advisers Mull Lifting Ban on Gay Blood Donors

Dec 2
Government health advisers have concerns about lifting a nationwide ban on blood donations from gay and bisexual men, despite growing pressure against the policy from gay rights advocates, medical experts and blood banks.

amfAR HIV Cure Summit: Recording and Eliminating Viral Reservoirs

By Winnie McCroy | Dec 1
Timothy Henrich, MD, of Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital and Steven Deeks, MD, of University of California, San Francisco, shared their research on recording how much HIV virus hidden "viral reservoirs" contain.

Smithsonian Channel Screens "Rise of the Killer Virus"

By EDGE | Dec 1
On World AIDS Day, the Smithsonian Channel investigates the true origins of a global epidemic with "Rise of the Killer Virus," a documentary that spotlights the first mass outbreak in Africa in the 1960s.

Jack Mackenroth Kicks Off HIV Shower Selfie Challenge

By Winnie McCroy | Dec 1
In an effort to fight the HIV/AIDS epidemic and raise a million dollars toward finding a cure, HIV activist, Jack Mackenroth has partnered with global gay social app Moovz to launch The Shower Selfie Challenge.

LifeStyles Condoms and AHF Launch #UniteToFightHIV

By Winnie McCroy | Dec 1
LifeStyles condoms and the AHF launch The #UniteToFightHIV campaign, imploring sexually active individuals to get tested, know their status and get treated while encouraging their social circles to do the same via social media.

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