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Aggressive Cuban HIV Strain Becomes AIDS in Three Years

AIDS | By EDGE | Feb 27
A new study published in EBioMedicine reveals an aggressive new strain of HIV in Cuba, which can develop into AIDS within three years of infection.

Fighting AIDS: How Close Are We to Getting to Zero?

AIDS | By EDGE | Jan 8
Eric Brus of AIDS Action gives a comprehensive look at what ASOs across the world are doing to "end the epidemic" of HIV/AIDS.

AIDS United Public Policy Committee Calls for Scale-Up of PrEP

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 16
The AIDS United Public Policy Committee, the largest national coalition of ASOs, calls for the scale-up of pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP.

Salk Scientists Identify Promising New Target for HIV Treatment

AIDS | By EDGE | Dec 15
Scientists at the Salk Institute have uncovered a new protein that participates in active HIV replication, that could prove to be a chink in the armor.

Kaiser PrEP Users See No New HIV Infections

AIDS | By Liz Highleyman | Dec 11
No new HIV infections have occurred among more than 500 Kaiser Permanente members using pre-exposure prophylaxis -- better known as PrEP -- but condom use appears to be declining among a subset of gay men.

ACRIA's 19th Holiday Dinner Honors Larry Kramer and Bruce Weber

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 8
On Wednesday, December 10 at the Skylight Modern, the leading HIV/AIDS research and education organization, ACRIA, will honor Larry Kramer and Bruce Weber at their 19th Annual Holiday Dinner.

Spanish Doctors Believe They've Found a Cure for HIV

AIDS | 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.

APLA Hosts Dec. 5 Testing Event for WAD

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 4
On Friday, December 5, APLA Health & Wellness invites everyone to join the R3VNG (Reshaping 3 Letters through the Voice of the Now Generation) program team at an HIV testing event at the Gleicher/Chen Health Center in Baldwin Hills.

2014 ONE AIDS Report Outlines Top Recommendations

AIDS | 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

AIDS | 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.

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