A newly discovered gene called Arih2 that is responsible for turning the body’s response on or off could be a key to treating infectious diseases like HIV and hepatitis. Read more...
Many gay men have not even heard of Truvada, the drug recently approved by the FDA for use as pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, against HIV. It's a pill to prevent HIV transmission.
A promising new HIV vaccine is different than other HIV vaccines in development as it is the first preventative HIV vaccine based on a genetically modified killed whole virus, much like the vaccines for polio and the flu.
Slightly more than half of U.S. HIV patients taking antiretroviral drugs skipped their medications when drinking alcohol, according to a new study published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine.
New diagnoses of HIV have risen 8% in Australia in the last year, according to an annual government surveillance report. The rise in new reported infections came exclusively from gay men.
A new study published in the CDC’s Oct 12 Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report
has found that Hispanic or Latino Americans are diagnosed with HIV infection nearly three times as often as whites.
HIV-positive former NBA star Magic Johnson has publicly endorsed the recently FDA approved at-home HIV test called OraQuick.
HIV-positive, sexually active men with multiple partners are most at risk of contacting meningitis, but anyone, HIV-positive or HIV-negative, straight or gay, with or without insurance, can get the disease.
Sex, in this ongoing age of HIV, requires clarity, responsibility, and maturity in our acquaintances and friendships, our romances, and, most importantly, in the heat of the moment.
Find frequently asked questions about HIV, with links to reputable resources that can give you the information you need. Be safe, every time.
PrEP is pre-exposure prophylaxis—essentially, the idea that, by giving high-risk people HIV drugs before they come into contact with the virus, physicians can prevent them from contracting HIV at all.
PrEP puts uninfected people on AIDS meds. It's controversial, but may prevent HIV infection. Does it work? Who should get it? Answers here.
PEP is often billed as a "morning-after pill" for HIV prevention, but it's not that simple. Here are the must-know facts on PEP.
You know you should get tested—but there are a lot of options for where and how. Find out about your choices for an educated decision.