Topics :: HIV

Proteins that Block Ebola May Also Block Release of HIV

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Sep 2, 2014
A recent study has revealed that a family of proteins with the ability to enter the virus-infected cells of people infected with the Ebola virus may also block the release of HIV.

amfAR Report Outlines Steps Needed to Track HIV Data

By EDGE | Tuesday Sep 2, 2014
A new report from amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research and AVAC outlines the need for a new approach to tracking data to guide the key decisions that shape the response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic.

Hornet Gay Social Network Ups Its HIV Prevention on Website

By Nicole Wiesenthal | Tuesday Sep 2, 2014
Hornet Gay Social Network, one of the largest gay mobile apps, adds another in-app tool for AIDS prevention.

Virginia Lawyer Faces Severe Action After Calling AIDS "Gay Plague"

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Sep 2, 2014
Responding to Florida's decision to lift the ban on same-sex marriage last month, a Virginia lawyer emailed his entire law firm that the "gay plague of AIDS" should have shown us all better by now.

AHF's PrEP Ad Sparks Controversy

By Liz Highleyman | Saturday Aug 30, 2014
A new ad campaign from the AIDS Healthcare Foundation has kicked off another round of controversy about HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis, better known as PrEP.

Circumcision Doesn't Promote Risky Behavior By African Men

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Aug 26, 2014
Men do not engage in riskier behaviors after they are circumcised, found a study in Kenya by University of Illinois at Chicago researchers.

Jack Mackenroth Pledges to Raise $50,000 on BRAKING AIDS Ride

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Aug 25, 2014
Jack Mackenroth has pledged to raise $50,000 for the BRAKING AIDS Ride, a 285-mile trek from Boston to NYC. Help him meet that goal!

HIV+ Need to Skip Caffeine for a Real Boost

By Cyd Zeigler Jr. | Friday Aug 22, 2014
HIV+ and way too tired? Look to complex carbs, protein, fat and some key vitamins for a better boost than stimulants.

Fashion for a Cause at Getting to Zero Guild of ASF Orange County

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Aug 19, 2014
On August 21, Getting to Zero, the AIDS Services Foundation Orange County's newest guild, will hold its second fashion show in the Marc Pridmore Designs Studio.

Bloomingdale's Fashionable Fundraiser Helps amfAR Fund a Cure for HIV

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Aug 18, 2014
On August 20, Bloomingdale's will be hosting their semi-annual Fashionable Fundraiser to support amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, and their mission to raise awareness and funds to find a cure for HIV/AIDS.