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ACRIA Sorts Fact from Fiction in Their Living With HIV Series

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Feb 11
ACRIA's Mark Milano teaches a six-part series on Living With HIV, from understanding transmission to reading lab results to getting to undetectable. Don't you deserve to be armed with the truth?

Get HIV and Syphilis Results Via Your Smartphone in 15 Minutes

AIDS | By EDGE | Feb 11
Medical researchers have developed a low-cost smartphone accessory that can perform a point-of-care test that simultaneously detects three infectious disease markers -- HIV and syphilis -- from a finger prick of blood in just 15 minutes.

Homophobia and Racism Still Factors in High Rates of HIV in Black Community

AIDS | By Denise Royal | Feb 7
A new study by amFAR finds racial disparities in HIV prevalence will likely persist for decades due to an alarmingly high concentration of the virus in black 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.

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.

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