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Aguilera, Hanks, De Niro and More Light Up Cannes amfAR Gala

Aguilera, Hanks, De Niro and More Light Up Cannes amfAR Gala

By Louise Dixon | May 27, 2022

Robert De Niro was the honored guest at the 28th annual amfAR Gala Cannes, where one lucky guest won an auction to have lunch with the actor and a piece of his family history.

Military College Student Sues Armed Forces over HIV Policy

Military College Student Sues Armed Forces over HIV Policy

By Philip Marcelo | May 6, 2022

A military college student said in a lawsuit filed Thursday that armed services officials deemed him unfit for service because he tested positive for HIV.

Judge Rules U.S. Military Can't Discharge HIV-Positive Troops

Judge Rules U.S. Military Can't Discharge HIV-Positive Troops

By Denise Lavoie | Apr 10, 2022

U.S. service members who are HIV-positive cannot be discharged or barred from becoming an officer solely because they're infected with the virus, a federal judge in Virginia ruled.

Excitement, Caution Around Woman 'Cured' of HIV

Excitement, Caution Around Woman 'Cured' of HIV

By Kilian Melloy | Feb 16, 2022

Researchers believe a woman treated with stem cells from umbilical blood may have been cured of HIV — but it's not a treatment that will benefit many people living with the virus.

Report: HIV Rates Higher Among Straight Men and Women than Gay, Bi Men

Report: HIV Rates Higher Among Straight Men and Women than Gay, Bi Men

By Kilian Melloy | Feb 9, 2022

A new report indicates that, in the UK, HIV rates are higher for straight men and women — who account for fully 50% of new cases — than they are for gay and bisexual men, who comprise 45% of the total.

Are You Being Unfairly Charged for PrEP? Here's What You Should Do

Are You Being Unfairly Charged for PrEP? Here's What You Should Do

By Kilian Melloy | Feb 5, 2022

Carl Schmid, founder and executive director of the HIV+Hepatitis Policy Institute, offers insights to ensure your PrEP prescription is free.

Study Identifies Virulent HIV Variant Unrecognized for Years

Study Identifies Virulent HIV Variant Unrecognized for Years

By Lauran Neergaard | Feb 4, 2022

Scientists have found a previously unrecognized variant of HIV that's more virulent than usual and has quietly circulated in the Netherlands for the past few decades.

Moderna Launches Early Phase of New HIV Vaccine Tests

Moderna Launches Early Phase of New HIV Vaccine Tests

By Kilian Melloy | Feb 1, 2022

Moderna, together with research organization IAVI, has begin testing promising new antibodies against HIV that could one day lead to an effective vaccine via mRNA technology.

Men Continue to Fall Behind Women in Global HIV Testing, Treatment

Men Continue to Fall Behind Women in Global HIV Testing, Treatment

By Kilian Melloy | Feb 1, 2022

Men are faring worse than women in terms of global efforts to increase HIV testing and treatment — a crucial part of reducing rates of HIV transmission.

How mRNA and DNA Vaccines Could Soon Treat HIV, Cancers and More

How mRNA and DNA Vaccines Could Soon Treat HIV, Cancers and More

Jan 24, 2022

Using genetic material to produce an immune response has opened up a world of research and potential medical uses, including mRNA and DNA vaccines.

UCLA Researchers Come One Step Closer to a Cure for AIDS

UCLA Researchers Come One Step Closer to a Cure for AIDS

Jan 20, 2022

UCLA researchers have reported preliminary success in a revised strategy eliminating HIV-infected cells.

New mRNA-Based Vaccine Shows Promise Against HIV

New mRNA-Based Vaccine Shows Promise Against HIV

By Kilian Melloy | Dec 29, 2021

A new vaccine using messenger RNA has shown promise in trials involving mice and monkeys.

New CDC Report Details Higher Impact of HIV/AIDS on African-American, Latinx Communities

New CDC Report Details Higher Impact of HIV/AIDS on African-American, Latinx Communities

By Kilian Melloy | Dec 28, 2021

A new CDC report shows how HIV/AIDS has impacted African-American and Latinx men who have sex with men.

Study: HIV Prevention Treatments Low Among Gay Southern Black Men

Study: HIV Prevention Treatments Low Among Gay Southern Black Men

Dec 27, 2021

A new study reveals low PrEP use and poor access to HIV care are contributing factors for HIV infection for Black men in the South who have sex with men.

FDA Approves First Injectable Treatment for HIV Pre-Exposure Prevention

FDA Approves First Injectable Treatment for HIV Pre-Exposure Prevention

Dec 25, 2021

Apretude is the first FDA-approved injectable drug to reduce risk of sexually acquired HIV.

St. Anthony Shrine Displays AIDS Memorial Quilt as Part of LGBTQ Spirituality Ministry

St. Anthony Shrine Displays AIDS Memorial Quilt as Part of LGBTQ Spirituality Ministry

SPONSORED CONTENT | Dec 20, 2021

Boston's St. Anthony Shrine starts a new tradition this December, displaying a portion of the AIDS Memorial Quilt.

Addressing Racism Toward Black Women in Health Care Key to Ending US HIV Epidemic

Addressing Racism Toward Black Women in Health Care Key to Ending US HIV Epidemic

Dec 13, 2021

Forty years into the HIV/AIDS epidemic, Black women continue to bear the highest burden of HIV among women.

New CDC Recommendations: Boost PrEP Prescriptions, Education Efforts

New CDC Recommendations: Boost PrEP Prescriptions, Education Efforts

By Kilian Melloy | Dec 11, 2021

The CDC's updated guidelines encourage PrEP education and more prescriptions, as well as "updated testing recommendations," to combat HIV transmission.

Light the Grove :: November 30, 2021

Light the Grove :: November 30, 2021

Dec 2, 2021

On the eve of World AIDS day, a ceremony was held at the National AIDS memorial in San Francisco. Guest speakers talked about their experience during the HIV/AIDS pandemic, the progress that has been made, and the hope of reaching zero new cases.

40 Years Later: Stigma and Progress Collide Since the Onset of the AIDS Crisis

40 Years Later: Stigma and Progress Collide Since the Onset of the AIDS Crisis

By Billy McEntee | Dec 1, 2021

It's been 40 years since the AIDS crisis was first documented. Sweeping in scope and driven by those advocating for and living with HIV, EDGE offers a snapshot of where we've been and what the future holds for the fight against AIDS.

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