Medical professionals encouraged U.S. officials to remove barriers to increased HIV testing.
Funding and political will can stem the tide of HIV, improve its treatment and stop AIDS.
The patient, like those before him, underwent stem cell therapy. And it worked!
Here's a retrospective look at the past 40+ years, and an optimistic take on what's to come.
Lifestyle changes and dating opportunities can help make your world worthwhile.
Learn more about the medicines available, how much they are and what side effects to expect.
Dispel the myths and focus on the very real challenges of managing these conditions.
Learn about these conditions, their causes and risk factors—and the three stages of infection.
At-home kits are available to anyone 17 or older. Here's how to order and how it works.
The ambitious study was discontinued, so the decades-long search for a solution continues.
How can you be more aware of the symptoms of HIV when the most common sign is, well, nothing.
One of the most important challenges you face if you have the virus is poor nutrition.
Porn performers are leading the way in an open conversation about sexual health and safety.
The pharmaceutical industry and HIV/AIDS activism influence the FDA approval process.
New York City has two operating overdose prevention centers, but the U.S. needs many more.
Home visits and technology could help more people manage sexual wellness and mental health.
A deep dive into the comment section reveals gaps in our collective sex health education.
How will this new drug be implemented and who will it actually help most?
Modern medications and active management of the virus keep reproductive options open.
The preventive treatment needs dedicated advocates to keep reaching those who need it.
Two men have previously been cured, but this latest case required a new approach.
Yes, evidence suggests pre-exposure prophylactics will still do the job.
Someone in the U.S. needs blood every two seconds, but only three percent of us donate annually.
While researchers found it to be more serious and contagious, its spread has largely slowed.
Researchers are investigating the technology that fights COVID-19 for further uses.
When it comes to STI prevention, education beats criminalization.
What does a straight mother of a gay son need to know about the HIV prevention pill?
Two prevalent STIs make the list, but so do conditions not directly tied to reproduction.
Testing positive should not signal the end of romance in your life.
The actor told The London Times he's still learning how to navigate married life.
After eight years, he's speaking out on the diagnosis shared with more than a million Americans.
On this week's episode, the drag queen educates fans on the reality of living with the virus.
Most are curable, but when left untreated, secondary complications can be life-threatening.
Prevent or safely handle an asymptomatic infection with a bit of health management.
In the name of public health, some states may be disproportionately targeting minorities.
An artist shares his story and other tales from the frontlines of the HIV epidemic.
Sex ed and health programs still have a long way to go when it comes to disease prevention.
Despite years of advancement, there’s much more to learn about this still-misunderstood virus.
Before COVID, a virus had already infected the globe. We might fix it the same way.
If a patient won't let a doctor treat them, what is the doctor left to do?
The HIV/AIDS epidemic was poised to ruin America's sex drive. Along came the Queen of Pop.
Instagram's That Gay Butt Stuff Doctor Carlton offers the anal analysis you need.
A doctor addresses just how aspiring moms can avoid giving the virus to newborns.
Modern medicine has reduced mother-to-baby transmission, but we're not out of the woods yet.
Despite Biden’s endorsement, harm-reduction services across the U.S. are being threatened.
Though advances in HIV treatment have raised survival rates, a higher cancer risk still exists.
Do successful coronavirus vaccines mean hope for vaccination against HIV/AIDS?
ART and PrEP save lives, but costs for the patient add up quickly.
For people diagnosed with HIV or AIDS, 'normal' is significantly more complicated to define.
Common sexually transmitted diseases are on the rise in the U.S. What's causing the increase?
Take a closer look at the impact of sexually transmitted diseases on the immune system.
Research gaps prevent us from knowing the full repercussions of HIV and AIDS on fertility.
If you're hooking up, you may want to look into this HIV prevention drug.
HIV detection and treatment have come a long way. Here’s a primer on HIV causes and stages.
An HIV diagnosis is not synonymous with an AIDS diagnosis, and does not mean a bleak prognosis.
These STDs frequently get mistaken for each other, but here's what makes them different.
Discussing your concerns when dealing with an STD doesn't have to be so hard.
Modern syphilis treatments save lives, but what should patients do after they're cured?
Recognizing symptoms and getting treatment early protects vital organs and your nervous system.
A life can be lived well even when an HIV diagnosis makes the future seem daunting.
How do HIV medications work? Have we cured AIDS? Can HIV transmission be prevented?
HIV symptoms change significantly as the disease progresses through multiple stages.
This scary-sounding STD resists treatment and shines a light on the importance of testing.
Obscure symptoms and public health failures may be causing the recent rise in syphilis.
Progress has been made in HIV and AIDS prevention, but misinformation continues to flourish.
Look out for the warning signs that might indicate an STD, especially if you're at risk.
It may feel awkward but it’s not painful. A Pap smear should top your list of essential tests.
Traditions, health reasons and sexual function all contribute to the debate over circumcision.
If a partner tests positive for an STD, use these tips to safely address the situation.
Eradication of cervical cancer is an achievable goal—if we can get resources to critical sites.
The U=U campaign seems too good to be true, but studies increasingly support it.
Millions of men have ED, and HIV-positive men endure it on top of a life-changing diagnosis.
Prevention is definitely best, but with early treatment, most HIV cases won't advance to AIDS.
ED affects millions of men, across sexualities, and treatment is available for any and all.
Women with HIV have a number of ways to reduce the risk of HIV transmission to their infant.
The timing depends a lot on gut instincts regarding your partner.
Are injectables the future of viral load suppression therapy?
Trichomoniasis can be symptomless, which makes awareness and routine screenings paramount.
Gonorrhea may show many symptoms, or none at all, so getting tested is key to your well-being.
The stigma left by the HIV/AIDS epidemic is almost as harmful as the disease. Let’s change that.
While huge strides have been made in HIV care, the virus is still a global health concern.
A possible STI is not the end of the world. Keep a level head and act quickly for best results.
Breastfeeding is preferred in most cases, but for various reasons, not all mothers can do it.
Find out why you shouldn’t be complacent about contracting ‘less serious’ STDs like gonorrhea.
The evolution of HIV/AIDS treatment has helped many patients enjoy normal life expectancy.
Pre-exposure prophylaxis has helped many people avoid HIV. Find out if it might work for you.