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October 31, 2013
Protein in Breast Milk May Protect Babies From HIV
A protein in breast milk may be a key reason why most HIV-positive mothers do not transmit the virus to their babies through breast-feeding.
October 30, 2013
New Rapid Test for Acute HIV Is Now Available
A new rapid test that can detect both HIV-1 and HIV-2 antibodies as well as a key antigen is now available for use in health care settings.
October 29, 2013
Estimated Size of HIV Reservoir Balloons, Daunting Cure Search
The HIV viral reservoir may be as much as 60 times larger than scientists have initially estimated, posing a setback for cure research progress.
October 28, 2013
Famed 'Mississippi Baby' Still in Remission 18 Months Off ARVs
The baby born to an HIV-positive mother in Mississippi remains in viral remission 18 months after stopping treatment.
October 25, 2013
HIV Test Counseling Fails to Lower STI Incidence
Long a mainstay of the HIV testing experience, risk-reduction counseling appears not to lower the incidence of sexually transmitted infections.
October 24, 2013
New HIV Drug Class Shows Promise
Cenicriviroc, an HIV antiretroviral from the new dual CCR5/CCR2 inhibitor class, performed well in a Phase II trial, but with a high drop-out rate.
October 23, 2013
Kaletra and Epivir Dual Therapy Works as Well as Triple Combo
Treating HIV with a dual regimen of Kaletra and Epivir is as effective as a standard triple regimen of Kaletra plus two NRTIs.
October 22, 2013
One in Five Pregnancies Among Women With HIV Are Planned
Women with HIV in the United States plan just a fifth of their pregnancies.
October 21, 2013
Sequestration Hits HIV Hard
Federal sequestration has sent devastating ripples through the scientific research community, seriously hampering efforts to combat diseases such as AIDS.
October 18, 2013
Risk of Death Post-Heart Attack Is Higher for People With HIV
After being hospitalized for acute coronary syndrome, people with HIV are at greater risk of dying than those without.
October 17, 2013
Neurocognitive Impairment Tests Often Miss Milder Cases
The current screening tools used to detect neurocognitive impairment among people with HIV often let milder cases fall through the cracks. 
October 16, 2013
Condoms in MSM Jail Likely Curb HIV Spread and Save Money
A program to distribute condoms in a jail for men who have sex with men is projected to slow the spread of HIV and also save money in the long run.
October 15, 2013
Cocaine May Fuel HIV Acquisition and Its Spread Between Cells
Cocaine may increase an individual’s likelihood of acquiring HIV, by stimulating a pair of receptors on inactive CD4 cells.
October 14, 2013
Receiving HIV Care at Multiple Clinics Spells Worse Outcomes
Those who are treated for HIV at numerous clinics, instead of at just one, are less likely to be on treatment and to have a fully suppressed viral load
October 11, 2013
Government Shutdown Paralyzes CDC Flu Monitoring
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has seen its ability to monitor and respond to influenza crippled just as the flu season arrives.
October 10, 2013
Potential Microbicide Tricks HIV Into Sudden Death
A new potential microbicide element tricks HIV into expelling its DNA before latching onto a human cell, thus prompting a benign death. 
October 09, 2013
Global HIV Treatment Reaches Tipping Point in Many Nations
Many of the countries with the greatest HIV epidemics are now in a sense winning the war against the disease.
October 08, 2013
Another HIV Vaccine Trial Ends in Defeat
The search for an HIV vaccine took yet another hit as a major trial was halted early because the investigational vaccine showed no protective effect.
October 07, 2013
Hep C Genotype 3 Treatment Results Same in HIV Coinfection
Those coinfected with HIV and genotype 3 of hepatitis C responded about the same to interferon and ribavirin as those with only hep C in a trial
Unaware They’re at Risk, Gay Men Less Likely to Use PrEP
While three quarters of gay men seeking HIV testing at a Toronto clinic were at high risk, only a sliver thought so, indicating a roadblock for PrEP use.
October 04, 2013
Government Shutdown Obstructs Work at NIH and CDC
After the shutdown of the federal government, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has suffered crippling repercussions.
October 03, 2013
Red States Leave Many Poor Americans Out of Obamacare
In the 26 states without expanded Medicaid programs, many poor people will be effectively shut out of health coverage from Obamacare.
October 01, 2013
Newly Found HIV Replication Pathway May Lead to New Drugs
The discovery of a new HIV replication route may eventually lead to advancements in antiretroviral therapy and attempts to eradicate the virus.
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