HIV

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
humans of the year

The Vaccine Hunter: Nelson Michael Is Working to End Humanity’s Worst Diseases

From Ebola, to Zika, to HIV, Dr. Nelson Michael isn’t afraid of a challenge.
Kaleigh Rogers
2.3.17
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
Health

New Antibody Neutralizes Nearly Every HIV Strain

NIH scientists find most potent, wide-reaching HIV antibody so-far known.
Michael Byrne
11.20.16
Technology

This USB-Sized Device Can Detect HIV in Under 30 Minutes

It brings the typical three-day wait for test results down to under half an hour.
Samantha Cole
11.11.16
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
Facebook

There’s One Problem with Mark Zuckerberg’s Plan to Solve All Diseases

The disconnect between Silicon Valley and health research.
Kate Lunau
9.22.16
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
Health

Scientists Discover a Vulnerability in HIV's Protective Shell

The discovery offers a new target for future treatments.
Michael Byrne
8.10.16
Health

Why Isn't the Global Rate of HIV Infection Declining?

Fewer people are dying, but the HIV infection rate has stayed the same since 2005.
Michael Byrne
7.27.16
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
News

What Science Says About Gay Men Donating Blood

The FDA still bans men who have had sex with other men in the last year from donating.
Kaleigh Rogers
6.13.16
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