AIDS

The Virus

Russia Doesn’t Want Anyone to Know About Its HIV Epidemic

The government refuses to acknowledge that it isn't supporting more than a million people infected by HIV/AIDS.
Daria Sukharchuk
3.24.17
Opinion

What Almost Every Outbreak Story Gets Wrong

If the story of Gaëtan Dugas as Patient Zero was scientifically inaccurate, why did it persist for so long?
Leyla Mei
2.24.17
Health

New, Genetically-Modified HIV Vaccine Enters Next Phase of Trials

Early trials showed the vaccine caused an immune response, but whether that’s enough to prevent someone from getting HIV is another question.
Kaleigh Rogers
12.1.16
Cancer

For Those with HIV, Cigarettes Have Become More Dangerous Than the Actual Virus

"In persons with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, smoking is a scourge."
Michael Byrne
11.4.16
Health

To Understand Contagious Cancer Is to Understand Cancer Itself

Catching cancer is extremely rare in the entire animal kingdom, but a few representative cases are enlightening.
Michael Byrne
9.15.16
Art

Promising Antibody Therapy Wakes Up HIV Just To Kill It

A recent trial finds hope for a cloned natural antibody in fighting dormant HIV.
Michael Byrne
6.24.16
Health

A Successful New HIV-Nuking Drug Wasn't Even Designed for HIV

It may even be part of an eventual HIV cure.
Michael Byrne
5.19.16
Sex

There Are Proven Ways to Fight HIV. Telling People Not to Have Sex Isn’t One

Sometimes the truth is obvious.
Kaleigh Rogers
5.4.16
POP

The Wild Worlds of Pwnage, Bitcoin, and Viral Zit Videos

Dive into all the secret societies you should’ve read about this week.
Kate Conger
3.12.16
money

Africa Is About To Fall Off An HIV Cliff

A new study finds that Sub-Saharan Africa needs fresh funding sources for HIV treatment and prevention, like yesterday.
Michael Byrne
3.7.16
Health

Grindr Convinced Me to Take an HIV Test

How gay hookup apps are helping users with HIV awareness and PrEP.
Joseph Jaafari
12.1.15
Health

Tapeworms That Morph Into Human Cancers Are a Dark Twist on Parasitism

A rare but worrisome occurrence.
Michael Byrne
11.8.15