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Waiter Was Fired For Being HIV-Positive, Now He's Suing

The 27-year old actor/dancer was humiliated, fired, then offered to be given a "glowing recommendation letter" by his general manager.

‘120 Beats Per Minute’ Director Recalls His Past as an AIDS Activist

Robin Campillo, the director of the critically acclaimed Cannes submission didn’t have to go far for inspiration for the film, which focuses on AIDS activism in early 1990s Paris.

Athlete Turned Actor DeMarco Majors Needs to Tell You His Story

Actor, model, and former basketball star DeMarco Majors comes out about surviving assault and living with HIV. In doing so, he discovers peace of mind he didn’t know he was even looking for.

Black AIDS Institute Announces ‘30 Days Of HIV’ Campaign

The organization hopes to begin to bridge the gap of HIV awareness, education, and support that has been lacking for too long within the African-American community.

Important step taken toward an HIV vaccine

Researchers have developed a strategy that can revolutionize vaccine design. The new strategy is used to develop vaccines that can prevent HIV infection and the development of AIDS.

T-cell signaling process central to immune response

The immune system cells known as T cells play a central role in the body's ability to fight infections and cancer. For decades, however, details of the molecular signaling process that leads to T cell activation have remained a mystery. Show More Summary

Priority actions to achieve U. S. health security

A new report identifies global health priorities in light of current and emerging challenges and makes 14 recommendations for the US government and other stakeholders to address these challenges.

Making drug use a crime makes HIV prevention, treatment more difficult

The criminalization of drug use has a negative effect on efforts to prevent and treat people with HIV, suggests a review of published research.

Path to end HIV could be within reach for United States in next decade

The United States could be on track within the next decade to see significant steps towards ending the HIV epidemic in this country, suggests new research.

The continuum of HIV care: What does it mean and how is Europe doing?

From diagnosis of HIV to successful viral suppression: this new ECDC report summarizes key findings concerning and the Continuum of HIV Care in Europe based on data reported by countries in Europe and Central Asia. In the 37 countries...Show More Summary

Insights to redirect leading HIV cure strategy

New research has provided the first evidence that viruses and hosts share highly similar regulatory sequences in their promoters -- the initiation sequences of human genes that code for functional proteins.

Controlling the HIV epidemic: A progress report on efforts in sub-Saharan Africa

Scientists report on a clinical trial evaluating an intervention to achieve universal HIV testing and treatment in Zambia. Researchers estimate that, after one year, the overall proportion of people with HIV receiving antiretroviral treatment (ART) had increased from 44 percent to 61 percent.

Gene editing strategy eliminates HIV-1 infection in live animals

A permanent cure for HIV infection remains elusive due to the virus's ability to hide away in latent reservoirs. But now, scientists show that they can excise HIV DNA from the genomes of living animals to eliminate further infection...

Research uncovers life-saving benefits in the battle against viruses

At-risk patients, such as those with HIV or transplant recipients, could benefit from potentially life-saving study, say investigators.

Defective HIV proviruses hinder immune system response and cure

Proteins created by defective forms of HIV long previously believed to be harmless actually interact with our immune systems and are actively monitored by a specific type of immune cell, called cytotoxic T cells, new evidence sugges...

Jaimie Wilson's Song of Truth

The trans singer opens up about his family abandonment, self love, acceptance, and finding your own path.

Plus Issue 119 July/August 2017: The Annual HIV & Hep C Treatment Guide

Our much-anticipated Annual HIV & Hep C Treatment Guide profiles every medication used to treat HIV, hep C, or related complications. Get the low down on what your meds do, which side effects to watch out for, and what you should never take them with. Show More Summary

Corticosteroids Can Cause Stribild and Tybost Drug Resistance

FDA updates prescribing information on two HIV meds after corticosteroids are shown to reduce effectiveness and increase drug resistance.

New Implants Show Promise in Treating Type 1 Diabetes

The future of diabetes treatment is looking invasive in the best way possible.

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