Topics :: HIV/AIDS

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Doctors Without Borders Blasts Inaction on HIV Fight in Central, West Africa

AIDS | Jul 20
Doctors Without Borders' HIV policy adviser says the global aid group has "zero tolerance" for inaction on fighting the virus in Central and West Africa.

The Science Behind a Cure for HIV

AIDS | By Sean McShee | Jul 20
At the April meeting of the Miami Men who have Sex with Men Collaborative, Dr. Mario Stevenson discussed "Obstacles to the Cure of HIV Infection."

Living Positive :: Taking Pride in Who You Are

AIDS | By David Duran | Jul 17
I don't hide the fact that I am HIV-positive, because I don't feel like I need to anymore. Isn't that something to be prideful about?

Broadway Bares in SF: Stripping for A Good Cause

CULTURE | By Richard Dodds | Jul 10
"Broadway Bares SF: Tech Tails" inaugurates a West Coast outpost for the charitable striptease with a July 11 performance at Club Fugazi.

As HIV Marks 35 Years, Leaders Reflect

NEWS | By Brian Bromberger | Jun 4
As the 35th anniversary of the first reported cases of what would become known as AIDS is observed June 5, the Bay Area Reporter interviewed three longtime HIV-positive men.

5th Annual Drag Queen World Series :: May 14, 2016

PHOTO ALBUMS | May 17
The LA Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence won the 5th Annual Drag Queen World Series against The West Hollywood Cheerleaders. Money raised at the event will benefit The Life Group LA, to continue providing education support to persons affected by HIV/AIDS.

FDA Approves Descovy, Fixed-Dose HIV ART Medication

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Apr 7
The Food and Drug Administration has approved Descovy, a combination HIV drug developed by biologic drugmaker Gilead Sciences.

Former South African President Criticized for AIDS Comments

INTERNATIONAL | By Christopher Torchia | Mar 8
Mbeki, who had questioned the link between HIV and AIDS, said in a Monday post on his foundation's website that nutrition was critically important and that antiretroviral drugs, or ARVs, should be used "with great care and caution."

Study Finds Anti-AIDS Vaginal Ring Partially Protects Women

SCIENCE | By Lauran Neergaard | Feb 23
In a new approach to HIV prevention, women modestly reduced their risk of infection by inserting a vaginal ring coated with an anti-AIDS drug once a month, according to two long-awaited studies from Africa.

Santa Clara County, CA, Adopts Plan to End HIV Transmission

AIDS | By Matthew S. Bajko | Feb 20
At its February 9 meeting the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors approved a "Getting to Zero" initiative developed by the county's public health department.

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