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Only Half Of Gay And Bisexual Men With HIV Are Getting The Care They Need

HuffingtonPost.com | Anna Almendrala | Posted 09.26.2014 | Healthy Living

We’ve got some of the most powerful antiretroviral HIV drugs at our disposal, capable of preventing AIDS and prolonging life to near-normal expectan...

America May Finally Be Becoming a Developed Nation

Marten Weber | Posted 05.03.2014 | Gay Voices
Marten Weber

The greatest nation on earth leaves its own citizens to die because of corporate greed, faulty laws, and lack of compassion. The greatest nation on earth leaves a large portion of its population without access to even a basic standard of living.

Historic Gains In the Fight Against HIV Are Within Reach and Within Budget

Tim Hallett | Posted 05.27.2013 | Impact
Tim Hallett

The scientific advances and the programs that have been developed over just the last few years now provide an historic opportunity to drive HIV to levels that we had previously not dared to hope for.

In The Days Before 'Test And Treat'

Perry N. Halkitis, Ph.D., M.P.H. | Posted 06.29.2013 | Gay Voices
Perry N. Halkitis, Ph.D., M.P.H.

In my upcoming book, The AIDS Generation, I share the life stories of 15 remarkable gay men who bravely navigated the pioneering days of the AIDS epidemic, a time when many of us had very limited understandings of the disease and few viable options for fighting the virus.

Sen. Sanders' Common Sense on HIV Drugs Would Save Money and Lives

John-Manuel Andriote | Posted 07.17.2012 | Politics
John-Manuel Andriote

The prohibitive cost of medication has forced thousands of HIV-positive Americans who need treatment to wait, or be turned down altogether -- despite the fact that we know antiretroviral therapy saves lives.

Can Patent Pools Get More AIDS Drugs to Patients?

David de Ferranti | Posted 06.09.2012 | Impact
David de Ferranti

Although many of the ARVs in widespread use in low- and middle-income countries now are already off-patent, the new and better drugs that are still needed would be subject to patent protection.

Potential HIV Breakthrough

Posted 11.19.2011 | Healthy Living

Researchers like what they've seen so far from a new HIV gene therapy treatment. From Reuters: An early stage trial of Sangamo BioSciences Inc's...

In Cameroon with UNITAID: Keeping HIV Patients Alive and Well

Mark Leon Goldberg | Posted 10.29.2011 | World
Mark Leon Goldberg

Drug companies who participate in the patent pool hand over their patents to UNITAID, which makes those patents available to generic drug manufacturers. Part of the deal is that the generic drugs can only be sold in lower-income countries.

AIDS Drugs Can Cause Premature Aging: Study

Posted 08.27.2011 | Healthy Living

A class of generic AIDS drugs often used to treat HIV in Africa and other poor regions can cause premature aging and lead to age-related illnesse...

Scientists Find HIV's Weak Spot

Posted 08.24.2011 | Healthy Living

Scientists have honed in on certain parts of the HIV virus that could be the perfect targets for future drugs. Scientists from the Ragon Institute...

Mozambique HIV Patients Help Each Other Stick To Treatment Regimen

NPR | Posted 08.05.2011 | Impact

Like many countries in sub-Saharan Africa, Mozambique has a high HIV rate, reaching nearly 20 percent among some sectors of the population. In Mozambi...

New HIV Drug Approved By FDA

AP | Posted 07.20.2011 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON -- The Food and Drug Administration said Friday it approved a new HIV drug from Johnson & Johnson for patients who have not been treated wi...

Cash-Strapped Cut Access To Free AIDS Medication

AP | MICHELLE R. SMITH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Cash-strapped states are cutting back on a program that provides free medicine to people with HIV, leaving thousands of patie...

AIDS Drug Cocktail Cuts Death Rate By Half

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Taking a cocktail of powerful AIDS drugs appears to have cut the average death rate by half in a group of people infected ...