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New broad-spectrum antiviral protein can inhibit HIV, other pathogens in some primates

A protein-coding gene called Schlafen11 (SLFN11) may induce a broad-spectrum cellular response against infection by viruses including HIV-1, researchers have discovered.

Viral escape hatch could be treatment target for hepatitis E

The technique that the hepatitis E virus -- an emerging liver virus historically found in developing countries but now on the rise in Europe -- uses to spread could present a weak spot scientists can exploit to treat the disease, according to a new study.

A Story About HIV in Israel that wasn't Quite True Went Viral, Why?

A salacious tale about Israeli regulations around "HIV infected bodies" prompted outrage and a media firestorm; but a closer look reveals a different story.

How Bucking Climate Change Accord Would Hinder Fight Against HIV

The potential withdrawal of the United States from the Paris climate agreement has broad implications for society, the environment, and people living with HIV.

Successful antibody trial in HIV individuals

A research team has tested a new HIV neutralizing antibody, called 10-1074, in humans. The results of the trial have just been published.

The Cure for HIV May Lie in Our Body’s Own Defenses

Scientists are trying to figure out what makes HIV strong enough to break through our body's immune system.

What has AIDSVu Taught us About the State of HIV in America?

Epidemiologist, Dr. James Sullivan, the chief researcher at AIDSVu, talks about how the data has changed since it launched.

Herpes: It Hurts Like Hell

As much as 90 percent of the US population is estimated to be infected with the HSV 1, also known as herpes simplex 1, or the oral herpes virus.

With HIV, It's Easy to Impose Beliefs on Others Instead of Offering Compassion, Care and Inclusion

In today's world of HIV/AIDS, there is much talk about stigma and how or if it has changed for those of us who live with the condition. It still exists. Read more...

Prospero's Kidney Stone.

In class yesterday, I was doing a speech from Prospero which evoked deep feelings of mortality. It all felt so intense, I had to leave class after doing the scene.But, actually, I was passing a kidney stone. I think I'm still passing it. Show More Summary

Desiring Intimacy After an HIV Diagnosis, in a Time More Naked Than Sexy

It was so liberating when I rediscovered how to be intimate after my HIV diagnosis. I remember looking at someone I found attractive and daring to flirt again. I hadn't touched anyone in months and thought that just looking was now forbidden, for that was an invitation into the abyss of viral contact. I just remember being numb. Read more...

WATCH: Gay Man Goes Without Sex for a Year to Donate Blood

VICE News Tonight goes inside the stigma and bad science around the blood donation rules for gay and bi men.

HIV Is Older Than Dinosaurs — Over Half a Billion Years Old

Ancient ancestors of HIV emerged from oceans hundreds of millions of years ago. Discovery cold open up new treatment options.

Op-Ed: Defunding Planned Parenthood Is Unconscionable

Losing Planned Parenthood would be disastrous for low-income women, girls, and men, argues West Hollywood City Council member Lindsey Horvath.

Challenging the Thought Process of HIV Stigma

In today's world of HIV/AIDS, there is much talk about stigma and how or if it has changed for those of us who live with the condition. It still exists. Read more...

Decreasing cocaine use leads to regression of coronary artery disease

People who use cocaine regularly are at high risk of coronary artery disease. A study now reports that stopping or reducing cocaine use can potentially reverse the process of coronary atherosclerosis.

Fighting Trump: HIV Advocates Offer Tangible Actions for Resistance

My Fabulous Disease author Mark S. King's 2017 list of HIV Advocates to Watch explain how each of us can help prevent political efforts that harm people living with HIV.

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