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New WHO Guidelines on ART and PrEP Can Put the World on Track to End AIDS

By EDGE | Oct 1
Community advocates praised the WHO's "Early Release Guideline" on antiretroviral therapy and pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV.

Carlos Molino on HIV and Latino MSM in Amida Care

By Winnie McCroy | Sep 30
With the US Conference on AIDS taking place in DC earlier this month, EDGE took time to talk with Carlos Molina, Director of Publications and Communications for Amida Care, to provide his insights from the conference.

UN: HIV Patients Should Start Treatment Immediately

By Maria Cheng | Sep 30
The World Health Organization has revised its HIV guidelines to recommend that anyone who tests positive for the virus that causes AIDS should be treated immediately.

Sen. Tammy Baldwin Introduces Bill to Enhance HIV/AIDS Care

Sep 29
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin, a member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee, today introduced legislation aimed at strengthening our federal response to HIV/AIDS.

AHF Denounces Turing Pharma's Huge Price Hike on HIV Drug Daraprim

By EDGE | Sep 29
AIDS Healthcare Foundation denounced Turing Pharmaceuticals CEO Martin Shkreli's decision to raise the price of HIV drug Daraprim over 5,000 percent after recently acquiring the rights to the drug.

GMHC Joins Conversation on FDA's Discriminatory Blood Donor Policy

By EDGE | Sep 29
On October 6, GMHC's CEO Kelsey Louie will join "Blood Illuminated: A Conversation on the FDA's Discriminatory Policy on Blood Donations from Gay and Bisexual Men," a panel discussion at the American University Museum.

Ecobank Supports Partnership to Reduce Impact of HIV, Tuberculosis, Malaria

By EDGE | Sep 29
The Ecobank Foundation, along with two of its partners, the West African College of Physicians and the Royal College of Physicians (London) launched the second year of a strategic partnership to reduce the impact of HIV, tuberculosis and malaria.

Life Group LA Invites You to Get 'Drenched'

By EDGE | Sep 29
As the summer comes to an end, get "Drenched" one last time on October 3 at this fun fundraiser pool party to benefit The Life Group LA. The event will be co-hosted by DJ EurOSteve and Stan Smith.

US Aims to Cut HIV Infections in Young Women in Africa

By Julie Pace | Sep 26
The Obama administration is announcing a $300 million program to drastically reduce HIV infections in girls and young woman in 10 sub-Saharan African nations hard hit by the virus.

Pro 140 Shown to Block HIV Infection for a Whole Year

By EDGE | Sep 25
The successes keep piling up for CytoDyn Inc.'s potent new antibody, PRO 1400. After a year of receiving weekly PRO 140 monotherapy, the first group of patients in an extension study have now reached one full year of viral load suppression.

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