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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...

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...