A veteran medical journalist for The New York Times remembers covering the indifference, confusion, and fear of the epidemic's early years.
After encouraging early results from a small study, clinical trials will begin in January.
The disquieting silence around the HIV epidemic
An infectious-diseases specialist breaks down the reported breakthroughs
A day for medical history
Where we stand on what President Obama has declared an achievable goal -- and a top U.S. global priority
Those in traditional relationships are more satisfied, sexually and otherwise, and better at communicating.
Unfounded fears echo throughout policy, health care, education -- pretty much everywhere.
45 U.S. states have made failing to disclose one's HIV status a criminal offense.
Current treatments keep the virus in check, as opposed to those that could completely eliminate it.
Contagious pathogens spread and evolve in people with suppressed immune systems
Especially with the country in great need of donation, science should speak louder than stigma in determining who can help.
How far we've come, and how far we have to go before an AIDS-free generation
Research in The New England Journal of Medicine has shown that Truvada has the ability to effectively prevent the spread of HIV infection. But will it?
For the first time, the Food and Drug Administration has approved over-the-counter HIV tests for consumer use. How effective are they, really?
The national drug retailer is teaming up with the CDC on a two-year pilot project.
Although awareness of HIV is widespread in the New York neighborhood, translating knowledge about safe practices into action is a different story.
New research shows that undergraduates who binge drink or have lower grades are more likely to engage in unsafe sex freshman year.
Research shows women over 50 are concerned about STDs but feel uneasy discussing safe sex practices with their primary physicians.
New research suggests that oral HIV self-tests can serve as an effective preliminary method of diagnosis, much like home pregnancy tests.