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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...

Top 10 Things Health Reform Does for Gay and Transgender Americans

The Affordable Care Act Is ‘The Strongest Foundation’ for Closing LGBT Disparities “The Affordable Care Act may represent the strongest foundation we have ever...

Clues Found for AIDS Vaccine Trial Success

By Joe DeCapua In 2009, a study in Thailand proved for the first time that an AIDS vaccine was possible. But scientists were not sure...

HIV among black women in 6 cities far exceeds national average

A study's results are surprising in a field that focuses more on black and gay men. The cities include Baltimore, New York, Washington and...

Higher HIV Rates for Black Women

HIV Rates for Black Women in Parts of the US Much Higher than Previously Estimated RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.- Study results released today indicate...

LSD ‘helps alcoholics to give up drinking’

One dose of the hallucinogenic drug LSD could help alcoholics give up drinking, according to an analysis of studies performed in the 1960s. A study,...

HIV Experts Propose New Pathway for Conducting Phase 3 Drug Trials

New Approach Intended to Remove Barriers to Innovation in Drug Development WASHINGTON -  As the war on HIV/AIDS begins its fourth decade, medical researchers,...