UNAIDS, the United Nation's group working on the AIDS epidemic, released a report Tuesday admitting that figures on the spread of HIV were over-estimated for the past decade.
By Admin and PBS NewsHour
President Bush on Wednesday asked Congress for $30 billion to renew and double the funding to combat the global spread of AIDS, calling the disease a "modern-day plague."…
By PBS NewsHour
Bulgarian and European Union officials condemned the death sentences handed down Tuesday by a Libyan court to six foreign medical workers for intentionally infecting children with HIV.
Two American scientists won the Nobel Prize in medicine Monday for discovering a new way to turn off the effects of specific genes, a process that has opened new pathways in medical treatment.
The number of gay and bisexual men in the U.S who tested positive for the virus that causes AIDS jumped 7.1 percent in 2002, while the number of new HIV diagnoses remained stable for other vulnerable groups.
Drug resistant strains of HIV were found in almost ten percent of newly diagnosed patients in Europe, researchers said on Wednesday.
An HIV test that provides results in as little as 20 minutes has won approval from the Food and Drug Administration.
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