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HIV Frontlines: HIV/AIDS and Homophobia in Jamaica

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Introduction Homophobia in Jamaica HIV/AIDS Treatment in Jamaica About the MAC AIDS Fund Poetry and HIV/AIDS Advocacy Ways You Can Help

Welcome to HIV Frontlines: Global Edition. In this series, we talk to a range of peo...

By Bonnie Goldman

Innovative Widget Provides N.Y. Emergency Rooms With PEP Info

I'm here today with Dr. Antonio Urbina from St. Vincent's Medical Center in New York, where he is director of HIV education. Dr. Urbina, tell me about the new initiative.

We received a grant from the New York State Department of Health to educate ev...

By Bonnie Goldman

Earlier HIV/AIDS Treatment Recommended in New Guidelines: Expert Summarizes

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Introduction Nuanced Changes to First-Line Treatment Recommendations Changes to the Preferred List of First-Line Therapies Clinical Management of Treatment-Experienced Patients Managing Patients With HIV-2 Positive Preven...

By Bonnie Goldman

HIV/AIDS Vaccine Is Found to Be Partly Effective at Preventing HIV Infection, but Advocates Express Skepticism

After years of failure and frustration, a major breakthrough has been announced in the field of HIV/AIDS vaccine development: For the first time, a vaccine candidate has been found to be at least partly effective in protecting humans from HIV. The U....

By Bonnie Goldman

Raltegravir Exhibits More Lipid-Friendly Profile Than Efavirenz, STARTMRK Subanalysis Finds

There's nothing like hearing the results of studies directly from those who actually conducted the research. In this interview, you'll meet one of these impressive HIV researchers and read his explanation of a study he presented at the 49th Interscie...

By Bonnie Goldman

Virologic Suppression Is Less Likely Among Antiretroviral-Experienced Black Women. But Why?

There's nothing like hearing the results of studies directly from those who actually conducted the research. In this interview, you'll meet one of these impressive HIV researchers and read her explanation of a study she presented at the 49th Intersci...

By Bonnie Goldman

The Evolution of HIV Testing in the U.S.: Are We at the Cusp of a New Era?

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Introduction Obstacles to the Implementation of Routine HIV Testing in the U.S. New Technologies in HIV Testing HIV Testing Requirements: Opt-In, Opt-Out and Counseling Improving HIV Testing and Prevention Among African Ame...

By Bonnie Goldman

HIV/AIDS Activists Give Harsh Grades to Drug Companies

The Report Card: Summary and Results Background on AIDS Treatment Activists Coalition Will Drug Companies Cover Copays? More Report Card Results: Grades in Tricky Marketing

On Sept. 10 the AIDS Treatment Activists Coalition, known as ATAC, i...

By Bonnie Goldman

The First Man to Be Cured of HIV: An Update on the Fascinating Story

Jeffrey Laurence, M.D., Professor of Medicine, Director, Laboratory for AIDS Virus Research, Weill Medical College, of Cornell University

\Editor's Note: Since we conducted and posted this interview in 2009, there have been many developments in the ...

By Bonnie Goldman

Breaking Research From IAS 2009: A Discussion With HIV/AIDS Activists Bob Munk and Matt Sharp

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Introduction Are Researchers Answering the Critical Questions in HIV? Standards of Care in Resource-Rich Versus Resource-Poor Nations Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis When to Start HIV Treatment A New Concern: Immune Activation ...

By Bonnie Goldman