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HIV battle must focus on hard-hit streets

In U.S. cities, it’s not just what you do, but also your address that can determine whether you will get HIV and whether you...

Transplant drugs may help wipe out persistent HIV infections

New research suggests that drugs commonly used to prevent organ rejection after transplantation may also be helpful for combating HIV. The findings, which are...

A Detailed Look at HIV in Action

The human intestinal tract, or gut, is best known for its role in digestion. But this collection of organs also plays a prominent role...

NIH research network finds many youth have high levels of HIV

More than 30 percent of young males who had sex with other males and who were subsequently enrolled in a government treatment and research...

NIH announces plan to increase funding toward a cure for HIV/AIDS

At a White House event today to mark the 25th annual World AIDS Day, President Obama announced that the National Institutes of Health plans...

New aggressive HIV strain leads to faster AIDS development

A recently discovered HIV strain leads to significantly faster development of AIDS than currently prevalent forms, according to new research from Lund University in...

To halt AIDS, stop brief risk counseling, concentrate on testing

For decades, people seeking an HIV test have been counseled on realistic and achievable steps they could take to avoid infection. But a national...

Cats may be the key to human HIV vaccine

Blood from HIV-infected human subjects shows an immune response against a cat AIDS virus protein, a surprise finding that could help scientists find a...

Cocaine can make resistant cells susceptible to HIV

In many ways, the spread of HIV has been fueled by substance abuse. Shared needles and drug users' high-risk sexual behaviors are just some...

AIDS vaccine candidate appears to completely clear virus from the body

An HIV/AIDS vaccine candidate developed by researchers at Oregon Health & Science University appears to have the ability to completely clear an AIDS-causing virus...

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