Researchers have determined that biology, not just lifestyle, can heavily impact how readily HIV spreads from person to person. Males reportedly only receive very limited strains of the virus, but in-turn can spread that "fittest" strain to women or other men more easily.
Researchers have determined that a molecule found in a pregnancy-specific hormone can actually help block the growth of specific cancers, including Kaposi's sarcoma - an AIDS related cancer with no known cure.
Researchers have developed a new monkey model for AIDS that has made clinical study of the disease easier, and offers the promise of new, effective treatments and vaccines in the future.
A compound that was accidentally discovered when soy sauce manufactures were crafting new flavor enhancers could potentially treat HIV more effectively than currently used drugs.
HIV infection rates have plunged more than 50 percent among children and by a third among adults since 2001, according to a United Nations report released Monday.
Two HIV positive patients have no signs of the virus in their blood after undergoing bone marrow transplants, their doctors said Wednesday, Reuters reported.
HIV treatment should begin earlier, according to new guidelines guide lines issued by the World Health Organization (WHO).
A new drug is leading the way in preventing the spread of the HIV virus among drug users, after a test found that by taking a daily dose of the Gilead Sciences Inc.'s Viread pill, HIV infection rate among intravenous drug users in Thailand were cut by 49 percent.
For the first time, scientists have determined the precise chemical structure of the HIV capsid, a protein shell that acts as armor for the virus’s genetic material and a key weapon when attacking the human body’s defenses.
Everyone between the age of 15 and 65 should be tested for HIV infection, according to a recent recommendation put forth by the U.S. Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF).
New guidelines by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) is calling for all Americans aged 15 to 65, to get tested for HIV regardless of whether they are considered to be at high risk. The move aims to remove the stigma associated with HIV screening.
HIV vaccine trial HVTN 505 was suddenly called off three years into testing after an independent data and safety monitoring board found that the vaccine was not working.
Oral surgeon W. Scott Harrington may have infected dozens with Hepatitis C and others with Hepatitis B and HIV due to a breech in sanitation in his office.
HIV and AIDS prevention groups are once again at arms with one another as the Supreme Court prepares to consider whether the requirement that those organizations receiving government funding for such work take an open stance against prostitution is in fact constitutional.
Having mapped out what they're calling a road map of the arms race between HIV and an infected person's antibodies, scientists believe they may have a clearer view than ever before as to how to go about developing a viable vaccine against the virus.