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Researchers Test Quick-Dissolving Rectal PrEP for HIV Prevention

The Phase 1 trial shows the new method could be a very viable option for preventing HIV transmission.

Treatment-Resistant HIV May Have Met Its Match

A new study shows hope for the 10 percent of HIV-positive patients who cannot rely on initial treatment meds.

PrEP Implant May Fully Protect Against HIV: Report

A study involving macaques showed the injectable implant as fully effective at preventing HIV.

HIV Vaccine Hopes Dashed

The first Phase 3 trial for a potential HIV vaccine has ended in disappointment.

Effort on to Tackle Emphysema in People Living With HIV

Nearly 30 percent of HIV-positive people develop the lung disease in their lifetime.

New HIV Vaccine Trial Shows Extreme Promise

The vaccine uses an engineered protein from within the virus.

Older People Living With HIV Get Much-Needed Boost

A new effort will help elderly people with HIV live healthier lives less impacted by chronic illness.

HIV Infection Quickly Speeds Up Aging, Reports New Blockbuster Study

HIV has an “early and substantial” impact on aging in infected people, reports researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles.

HIV Discoverer Luc Montagnier Has Died at Age 89

Montagnier received accolades and a Nobel Prize for his discovery, but his later work and baseless statements about COVID-19 aroused controversy.

Report: Less Than Half of Americans Understand HIV

Only 42 percent of respondents in the survey knew HIV wasn't transmissible when properly treated. 

This Region Has the Highest HIV-Related Death Rate in U.S.

The study also found that nine states accounted for 44 percent of new HIV diagnoses in 2019.

Do People With HIV Develop Gut Leakiness With Long COVID?

A researcher is investigating the potential connections among HIV, digestive issues, and severe cases of COVID.

Confused? Forgetful? Well, Don't Blame the Virus

Research suggests HIV-related cognitive impairment is way overestimated. 

Study: People Living With HIV 100X More Likely to Die by Suicide

Researchers say HIV health services need to prioritize mental health screenings. 

HIV Rates Down 73 Percent in the U.S. Since the Mid-1980s

A new report from the CDC says the significant decrease is largely due to better access to prevention methods, testing, and treatment. 

NIH Gives Millions to Texas Center for AIDS Research

The new center's director says they "are fortunate to get this grant to try to accelerate the efforts in Texas."

Certain HIV Drugs May Prevent Common Cause of Vision Loss

Nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors may help prevent dry macular degeneration, according to researchers at the University of Virginia.

UCLA Establishes New Center for LGBTQ+ Health Research

The UCLA Center for LGBTQ Advocacy, Research & Health will develop strategies to address the community's health issues, including HIV.

Flossie Wong-Staal, History-Making Female HIV Scientist, Died

Wong-Staal's breakthroughs helped lead to modern HIV tests and life-saving medications.

HIV Vaccine Trials on Gay, Bi Men to Begin in U.S. And Europe

Around 3,800 men who have sex with men will be part of Johnson & Johnson's historic vaccine trial.