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Town Hall Meeting: Black Gay/Bi Men and HIV

HIV/AIDS | By Sean McShee | Aug 22
Earlier this month about 60 people attended the Black Gay and Bisexual Men's Town Hall Meeting at the Pride Center in Wilton Manors, Florida. Speakers discussed HIV infection among Black Gay Bisexual Men (BGBM).

START Study Supports Early HIV Treatment

NATIONAL | By Liz Highleyman | Jun 7
Long-awaited results from the START study, released ahead of schedule, show that people with HIV who start treatment early have a significantly lower risk of illness and death than those who wait.

AIDS United AmeriCorps Respond to HIV Outbreak in Indiana

AIDS | By EDGE | Apr 8
AIDS United AmeriCorps members are responding to the recent HIV outbreak in Southeastern Indiana by providing HIV testing and other key services in partnership with the Indiana State Department of Health.

CDC Leads New Efforts To Fight HIV Among MSM and Trans

AIDS | By EDGE | Mar 31
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will lead new programs totaling more than $185 million in HIV prevention funding for men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender people.

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.

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.

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