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Red ribbon Women Speak Out Against HIV Criminalization at Advocacy Conference Two HIV-positive women who faced prosecution under HIV criminalization statutes focused on... 10 June
Red ribbon First "HIV Is Not a Crime" Conference Opens With Strong Community Showing Packed into an auditorium on Grinnell College's picturesque campus in Iowa, over a hundred HIV/AIDS... 3 June
AIDS/LifeCycle Launches 545-Mile Trek, Raises Record $15 Million The famous AIDS/LifeCycle rider Chicken Lady sprints off to cheers along with 2... 2 June
Pill bottle Highly effective new drugs for hepatitis C jostle for market share The confluence of a major medical breakthrough and a largely untreated pool of hepatitis C carriers... 2 June
Red ribbon Second analysis concludes that we can't eliminate the long-term possibility of HIV transmission from someone on treatment A study that estimates the risk that someone living with HIV and taking antiretroviral therapy... 2 June
Artist Tiko Kerr and painting At the Repurposing of AIDS Ward Event Vancouver Artist Living with HIV Presents Painting on his Struggle, Survival, and Success Vancouver artist living with HIV, Tiko Kerr, presented a painting today to Dr. Julio Montaner, the... 29 May
Condoms Condoms for sex work: Protection or evidence The goals of public health departments don't always coincide with those of police departments, a... 29 May
Red ribbon British Columbia Student's New Method for Diagnosing HIV in Newborns Wins Sanofi BioGENEius Challenge Canada A novel method of HIV detection for newborns under the age of 18 months and for adults before three... 28 May
Man in boat Disclosing Your HIV Status Abroad: A Dilemma for People Living With HIV When the doctor asked me if there was anything she should know about my medical history, I was... 28 May
Betty Liduke standing in front of a large crowd. McGill nurses turn hope into action In a hospital in a remote part of Tanzania with little access to health care tools tools – not even... 28 May
John Bishop St Paul’s Hospital repurposes its dedicated AIDS ward St Paul’s Hospital’s Ward 10C, opened in 1997 at the height of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Vancouver,... 28 May
Glasses and bottles Even Moderate Alcohol Use Raises Liver Fibrosis Risk in HIV/HCV Coinfected People People with HIV alone or hepatitis C virus alone were more likely to have advanced liver fibrosis... 27 May
Red ribbon Leading the way in the fight against AIDS VANCOUVER - An AIDS-free B.C. is in sight, as Premier Christy Clark along with UN under-secretary... 27 May
Red ribbon Mindfulness-based therapy found helpful for stress and the immune system   Since 1996, the widespread availability of potent combination anti-HIV therapy (commonly... 27 May
Red ribbon Different approaches needed to control cardiovascular disease risks for those with HIV Even if treated, hypertension and high cholesterol are common for people with human... 26 May
Cells Drug interactions, treatment adherence key in primary HIV care BOSTON -- Providing primary care for women with HIV involves encouraging strict adherence to... 26 May
Man in laboratory New trial to begin on Interferon usage for HIV treatment Undetectable. If you have HIV, that's as good as it gets. It means the amount of human... 26 May
Poster reading: Start Talking, Stop HIV CDC Launches Its First Campaign Aimed At Gay Men And HIV: 'Start Talking, Stop H.I.V.' The CDC launched a new public health campaign, “Start Talking, Stop H.I.V.,” which is targeted at... 22 May
Dr. Howard Koh 10 Reasons to Address HIV/AIDS in Asian-American and Pacific-Islander Communities Each year on May 19, we take time to reflect on the impact of the HIV epidemic on Asian Americans... 21 May
Red ribbon Are Long-Acting HIV Medications the Key to Better Adherence? If you haven't heard of "GSK744," it has the potential to become the first HIV medication that need... 21 May
CDC sign New CDC PrEP Guidelines Could Transform HIV Prevention The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) took a major step toward transforming HIV... 21 May
Red ribbon Reducing deaths by strengthening the HIV Treatment Cascade In Canada and other high-income countries, deaths from AIDS-related illnesses have decreased... 21 May
Smart phone An app to reduce STIs REGINA — A smart phone app has been created to help Saskatchewan youths find places where free... 20 May
People holding candles Candlelight Memorial keeps light and conversation on HIV This past weekend candlelight memorials were held around the world with over 1,200 communities in a... 20 May
Red ribbon HIV vaccine awareness day Developing a safe and sufficiently effective HIV vaccine is essential if we are to achieve a timely... 20 May