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New HIV vaccine trial builds on success of 2009 Thai trial that showed 31.2% effectiveness in preventing HIV.
A new pill technology has the potential to simplify HIV treatment and curb the rise of drug-resistant HIV.
Over 300,000 AIDS-related deaths each year could be prevented through better diagnosis and treatment of fungal infections
Viral load testing could become more accessible to millions of people living with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa thanks to a new USB testing stick.
The natural ability of some children's immune systems to hold off attacking HIV, thus stopping diseases progression, may provide clues for future treatment.
Nearly US$ 13 billion has been pledged to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, to accelerate the response to end these diseases over the next three years.
An updated adherence analysis from the ASPIRE study indicates that consistent users of a vaginal ring containing dapivirine experienced 65% fewer infections, the 21st International AIDS Conference in Durban, South Africa heard last month.
Heightened concerns regarding the link between the hormonal contraceptive, Depo-Provera, and the risk of HIV acquisition in women after new systematic review released.
A bold new framework, part of the ‘Start Free, Stay Free, AIDS Free’ initiative, was launched at AIDS 2016 with the aim of ending AIDS among children, adolescents and young women by 2020.