AIDS

When she was first diagnosed with HIV, Vuyiseka Dubula was just an impoverished, 22-year-old Black woman living in a Cape Town township who couldn't afford her own medication. Now she's one of Africa's most fearless warriors in the fight against HIV. Here's her story.

Researchers continue to study long-term nonprogressors for get insights on HIV resistance that could help the 35 million people battling the virus worldwide.

The headline is as frightening as it sounds: “Half Of Atlanta’s Newly Diagnosed HIV Patients Have AIDS, Grady Testing Finds.” Yet, what may sound like…

On Thursday, CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden made the following statement about the current Ebola outbreak: In the 30 years I’ve been working in public health, the…

The fight against HIV/AIDS has taken another huge leap in the right direction thanks to researchers at Temple University. A team at the school led…

NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials said Thursday they are recommending that any person living with HIV be offered AIDS drugs as soon as they are diagnosed with the virus, an aggressive move that has been shown to prolong life and stem the spread of the disease. Standard practice has been to have patients put […]

At least 75% of babies born to HIV positive mothers will test HIV negative without medical intervention. Studies have shown that for properly nourished HIV positive expectant mothers receiving regular prenatal care, over 90% of their children test negative with no drug therapy.What happens when your child tests positive for HIV? UN Launches New AIDS […]

The 30-year battle against AIDS is an unbelievable chapter in the history of medicine and 30 years later more than 60-million people around the world have been diagnosed with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. And of those, 25-million people have died as there is no cure. On June 5, 1981, a bombshell quietly exploded […]

The National Week of Prayer for the Healing of AIDS is a call to prayer for the eradication of HIV/AIDS through prayer, education, advocacy and service.

February 7, 2011 marks the 11th year of the National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. With all of the information dispersed out here for us, the numbers of infected African-Americans women and men are still rising.  Why?

Upon reflection of National AIDS Awareness Day – take time to pray for healing – – – Prayer for People With HIV / AIDS Hear our prayer, O God of mercy and love, for all who suffer with AIDS. Grant unto them tender and loving companions who will support them in the midst of fear. […]

HIV and AIDS does not discriminate.  It doesn’t matter if you’re rich or poor, famous or not so famous.   I know each one of us can call out a loved one or some one we know who has fallen victim to this disease.