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George Bush program credited with reducing AIDS in Africa

Stanford Study Gives US Global AIDS Program High Marks Former U.S. president George W. Bush is well remembered in Africa for his plan to...

What caused the obesity crisis in the West?

British people are on average nearly three stone (24kg) heavier than 50 years ago, but who or what is to blame? By Jacques Peretti Contrary...

Artificial Pancreas Shows Promise in Humans

By Jessica Berman Human clinical trials of an advanced artificial pancreas look promising, according to researchers, who hope the device will help insulin-dependent diabetics avoid...

HIV Superinfections Appear Common

By Joe DeCapua They’re called HIV “superinfections” and a study indicates they’re much more common than first thought. Researchers say this raises concerns about possible...

HPV vaccination should be extended to gay men

Campaigners are hoping that the jab given to protect against cervical cancer will be widened to include gay men By Denis Campbell Human papilloma virus (HPV)...

HIV Infections in U.S. Disproportionately Impact Communities of Color and the...

HIV Specialists Meet to Identify, Help Those Who Are Falling Through the Cracks WASHINGTON - With mounting evidence that many Americans remain the invisible people with...

Two national AIDS organizations merge

The AIDS Alliance for Children, Youth & Families and The AIDS Institute have decided to merge opertions. Beginning this summer, the new home...

US Panel Recommends Ending Routine Blood Test for Prostate Cancer

By Jessica Berman An independent panel of U.S. public health officials is recommending that physicians no longer use a blood test to screen men for...

HIV prevention pill Truvada backed by US experts

A panel of US health experts has for the first time backed a drug to prevent HIV infection in healthy people. The panel recommended US...

Turning Stem Cells into a Powerful Weapon Against AIDS

In an exciting medical breakthrough, UCLA scientists say they have found a way to turn stem cells into cells that fight HIV. The genetically...