Russia’s HIV epidemic is growing by 10 percent per year, and yet many proven HIV prevention and treatment strategies aren’t being used. William Brangham and Jason Kane report in collaboration with Jon Cohen of Science Magazine and the Pulitzer Center…
By William Brangham, Jason Kane
Central Asia and Eastern Europe have the world’s fastest growing HIV epidemic, and Russia accounts for more than 80 percent of those infections. As at-risk groups like injection drug users are stigmatized and ignored, health officials say the death toll…
An exhibit examines the role the domestic sphere has played in the HIV/AIDS epidemic from the 1980s to the present as a space for activism and social support.
By PBS NewsHour
One of pop’s biggest stars in the 1980s and '90s, George Michael died on Sunday at age 53. Michael shot to fame as a member of the duo Wham! and then embarked upon a successful solo career. Tim Teeman of…
By Donato Paolo Mancini, STAT
Truvada was first approved for preventive use in the United States in 2012, and has been shown to significantly reduce the chance of infection.
By Anne-christine d’Adesky, KQED Future of You
The HIV research community is increasingly optimistic about the “shock and kill” treatment approach, which appears to remove all traces of the virus from an individual’s body.
On World AIDS Day, we take a look at efforts being made to improve prevention and treatment of the virus. While encouraging advancements have been achieved, AIDS is still the number one killer of women ages 18 to 55. William…
By Jonathan Gertler, STAT
The next wave of regenerative medicine research is tackling enormous health care issues: AIDS, Alzheimer’s disease, diabetes and heart disease, among others.
A new study pinpoints exactly when HIV arrived in the U.S., while also exonerating Gaëtan Dugas, a man once branded as "patient zero" and blamed for starting the outbreak.
By PBS NewsHour
This week, Oxford University researchers released a study that may impact treatments for HIV. The study looked at young children in South Africa with HIV and found that 10 percent of them never developed symptoms of AIDS. Philip Goulder, a…
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