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FL Insurance Commissioner Improves Nationwide Access to HIV Drugs

AIDS | By EDGE | Mar 27
Florida Insurance Commissioner Kevin M. McCarty announced this week that Aetna, Inc. and Coventry Health Care of Florida, Inc. are revising plans to include HIV drugs at a lower cost.

Do Black Lives Matter? Asks amfAR in New Report

AIDS | By EDGE | Mar 25
A new report by The Foundation for AIDS Research concludes that the impact of HIV on Black gay men is the 'greatest' failure in the United States' response to AIDS.

Cellular Scissors Chop Up HIV Virus

AIDS | By EDGE | Mar 18
Salk scientists have gotten one step closer to creating such a drug that could prevent HIV infection, treat patients who have already contracted HIV, and even remove all the dormant copies of the virus from those with the more advanced disease.

HIV Treatment, Cure Discussed at CROI

AIDS | By Liz Highleyman | Mar 7
A trio of experimental antiretroviral drugs and research toward a cure for HIV were among the more than 1,000 presentations at the recent Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections in Seattle.

Porn Star Killian James Talks Barebacking and PrEP

CELEBRITIES | By David-Elijah Nahmod | Mar 1
James was voted Best Bottom 2014 at the Hookies, the International Escort Awards. A former accountant, James is immensely proud of the recognition, and he is now speaking up about the rise in bareback film production.

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.

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.

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?

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.

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