Topics :: HIV prevention

Triumeq to End Gilead's Monopoly on Single-Tablet HIV Meds

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Sep 18, 2014
The recent approval of ViiV Healthcare's once-daily, single-tablet anti-HIV regimen, Triumeq, will mean that the market monopoly currently held by Gilead Sciences will soon come to an end.

September 18 is National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Sep 17, 2014
The 7th annual National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day will be observed Thursday September 18.

Puerto Rico To Become Center of HIV Vaccine Research

By EDGE | Tuesday Sep 16, 2014
Governor Alejandro GarcĂ­a Padilla of Puerto Rico announced that the island will become a center for research and development for the generation of a prophylactic vaccine to fight HIV/AIDS.

Hermosa Pageantry

By Joshua Ryan | Tuesday Sep 16, 2014
Hermosa y Protegida, or The Hermosa Pageant, is the oldest and longest-running pageant for transgender women in America.

Hornet App Takes Aggressive Approach to Preventing HIV Infections

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Sep 11, 2014
As part of the growing arsenal of tools to keep people aware of their HIV status, Hornet Gay Social Network, the fast growing gay mobile app, has added another in-app tool with aids.gov to help prevent HIV infections and reduce stigma.

Ten Things HIV Positive Guys Want Negative Guys to Know

By Mark S. King | Sunday Sep 7, 2014
A lot of misconceptions about HIV persist today, even (or maybe especially) among gay men. Let's give HIV-positive gay men the chance to set the record straight, and break down ten things they would like the rest of us to know.

Berlin-Based dotHIV Raises Awareness and Funds for HIV

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Sep 3, 2014
A Berlin-based organization will provide web addresses with the ending .hiv to companies and non-profits in an effort to raise awareness and funds for projects around the world working to prevent the transmission of HIV and end AIDS.

amfAR Report Outlines Steps Needed to Track HIV Data

By EDGE | Tuesday Sep 2, 2014
A new report from amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research and AVAC outlines the need for a new approach to tracking data to guide the key decisions that shape the response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic.

Hornet Gay Social Network Ups Its HIV Prevention on Website

By Nicole Wiesenthal | Tuesday Sep 2, 2014
Hornet Gay Social Network, one of the largest gay mobile apps, adds another in-app tool for AIDS prevention.

AHF's PrEP Ad Sparks Controversy

By Liz Highleyman | Saturday Aug 30, 2014
A new ad campaign from the AIDS Healthcare Foundation has kicked off another round of controversy about HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis, better known as PrEP.