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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.

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.

amfAR HIV Cure Summit Discusses the Latest Scientific Breakthroughs

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 29
On Monday, November 17, nearly 200 of the leading voices in HIV/AIDS research gathered at 7 World Trade Center in New York for amfAR's HIV Cure Summit to talk about the search for a cure for HIV.

Sydney Seeks Safer Sex With Giant Pink Condom

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 7
Sydney AIDS advocates sheathed the Hyde Park Obelisk with a giant, 59-foot pink condom on November 6 to promote safer sex, in tandem with the upcoming World AIDS Day on December 1.

Most Men Find HIV 'Insignificant' In Their Lives

AIDS | By EDGE | Oct 23
The Kaiser Family Foundation's new study shows that most gay men are not concerned about HIV/AIDS, and 30 percent have never been tested.

Gov. Cuomo Announces 'End of AIDS' Taskforce

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 21
On October 14, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the creation of the End of AIDS Task Force to implement his bold plan to end new HIV infections in the Empire State by 2020.

HIV Testing Rates Higher Around National HIV Testing Day

By EDGE | Oct 7
A new study by the CDC finds that both the number of HIV tests administered and the number of new HIV diagnoses were substantially higher in the week around the National HIV Testing Day.

Scientists Say Kinshasha is Birthplace of HIV Pandemic

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 6
A new study in Science magazine traces the origins of the current HIV pandemic to 1920s Kinshasha, in what is now the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Testing Positive

HIV/AIDS | By Daniel Scheffler | Sep 29
So you've tested positive. Now what? The National Institutes of Health recommends that you first "Don't panic!"

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