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AmfAR Chairman Kenneth Cole: We're 'Dead Set' On Finding A Cure For AIDS By 2020

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 12.02.2014 | Healthy Living

You probably have heard Kenneth Cole's name in conjunction with his eponymous shoe brand, but the designer has another impressive title on his resume:...

New Achievements on AIDS Show Targets Matter -- So Let's Set New Ones

Mitchell Warren | Posted 02.05.2014 | Impact
Mitchell Warren

On Monday, the President rightly noted the huge potential of research towards a cure for HIV, and committed $100 million to a new HIV Cure Initiative at the National Institutes of Health.

Baby Born With HIV In Remission, Tests Suggest

AP | MARILYNN MARCHIONE | Posted 10.24.2013 | Healthy Living

-- Doctors now have convincing evidence that they put HIV into remission, hopefully for good, in a Mississippi baby born with the AIDS virus — a me...

HIV Cure 'Within Months?'

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 05.02.2013 | Healthy Living

An HIV cure "within months?" Not exactly. Researchers from Denmark have begun human clinical trials in their experimental HIV treatment, The Telegr...

Scientists: Baby Born With HIV Apparently Cured

AP | LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 05.03.2013 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON -- A baby born with the virus that causes AIDS appears to have been cured, scientists announced Sunday, describing the case of a child from...

Researchers Announce Potential HIV Breakthrough

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 01.24.2013 | Healthy Living

Scientists working in a medical research facility in Australia say they may have discovered a therapy to potentially cure AIDS. Researchers at the ...

Robin Wilkey

Local Researchers Make Stunning AIDS Breakthrough

HuffingtonPost.com | Robin Wilkey | Posted 01.24.2013 | San Francisco

Researchers at Stanford University have created HIV-resistant T-cells, a breakthrough that, if proven successful in humans, could potentially stop the...

To End or Not to End AIDS: Is There Really Any Question?

Regan Hofmann | Posted 02.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Regan Hofmann

We are at a critical tipping point in the AIDS pandemic. New evidence shows that quick, aggressive action now can herald in the endgame of AIDS.

The Beginning of the End? Why the World Is Off-Track on AIDS But 2013 Gives Us Hope

Erin Hohlfelder | Posted 01.27.2013 | Impact
Erin Hohlfelder

Without scaled-up financing, more targeted programming and expanded political will, the beginning of the end of AIDS will remain a distant ambition. But with concerted action, the world can chart a course towards ending this pandemic.

End Of AIDS Is 'Entirely Feasible,' UN Report Says

Reuters | Posted 01.20.2013 | Healthy Living

By Kate Kelland LONDON, Nov 20 (Reuters) - A United Nations report said on Tuesday that eradicating AIDS was in sight, owing to better...

Summoning the Strength to End AIDS

Neil G. Giuliano | Posted 10.02.2012 | Gay Voices
Neil G. Giuliano

Now more than ever we have the tools at our disposal to truly end AIDS. But our nation, and indeed the entire world, must summon the strength and the resources to stop this disease once and for all.

HIV Vaccine Okayed For Human Testing

The Huffington Post | Jocelyn Richard | Posted 12.20.2011 | Health News

Canadian researchers received approval Tuesday from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to begin testing an experimental and potentially breakthroug...

Obama, Bono, Other Activists Call For 'Beginning Of The End Of AIDS'

Posted 12.01.2011 | Impact

The AIDS rate among minorities is on the rise and politicians and celebrities are determined to find a way to put an end to it. "The rate of new i...

Ending the AIDS Epidemic: Toward an AIDS-Free Generation

Susan Blumenthal, M.D. | Posted 12.01.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Blumenthal, M.D.

On this World AIDS Day -- 30 years after the first cases of HIV were reported in the U.S. and with 34 million people currently infected worldwide -- there is finally a roadmap for ending the AIDS epidemic globally and achieving an AIDS-free generation.

An Inspiring Vision: Creating an AIDS-Free Generation

Ambassador Eric Goosby, MD | Posted 01.09.2012 | Impact
Ambassador Eric Goosby, MD

By treating a person living with HIV, you reduce the risk of transmission to a heterosexual partner by 96 percent. That is as powerful as any HIV vaccine for which we could hope. Simply put, treatment is prevention.

Thirty Years On, A Stark Choice on AIDS

Kevin Robert Frost | Posted 08.05.2011 | Healthy Living
Kevin Robert Frost

We've come a long way in 30 years, and in many respects progress on AIDS is one of the most remarkable success stories in the history of biomedical research.

Man Says His HIV Is Cured

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 07.16.2011 | Home

Back in December, word spread quickly that the "Berlin Patient" Timothy Ray Brown had apparently been cured of HIV. Brown is in the news again, tha...

First HIV-Positive Man Cured

The Huffington Post | Carly Schwartz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

On the heels of World AIDS Day comes a stunning medical breakthrough: Doctors believe an HIV-positive man who underwent a stem cell transplant has bee...

Scientists Discover Antibodies That Kill 90% Of HIV Strains

AOL News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

American scientists are touting a major stride toward a vaccine that can ward off HIV, after finding two key proteins that neutralize 91 percent of th...

Study: HIV Could Be Eliminated In A Decade

AP | MARIA CHENG | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

LONDON — The virus that causes AIDS could theoretically be eliminated in a decade if all people living in countries with high infection rates ar...

AIDS Patient Reportedly Cured

AP | PATRICK McGROARTY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

BERLIN — An American man who suffered from AIDS appears to have been cured of the disease 20 months after receiving a targeted bone marrow trans...

A Potential Cure For AIDS

Wall Street Journal | MARK SCHOOFS | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

The startling case of an AIDS patient who underwent a bone marrow transplant to treat leukemia is stirring new hope that gene-therapy strategies on th...