Latest by Martha Kempner
After years of pressure from prevention advocates, FDA has finally given the other rubber a new name - the internal condom – and a new classification.
More Than 30 Years Later, the UK Government Opens Inquiry Into Blood Contaminated With HIV and Hepatitis C
On Sept. 24, the first widespread inquiry into how thousands of people in the United Kingdom received contaminated blood in the 1970s and 1980s began with a preliminary hearing and a commemoration event dedicated to the victims.
In the almost four decades since the discovery of HTLV-1, it has not spread nearly as far nor gotten nearly as much attention as its viral cousin, HIV, but prevalence is extraordinarily high in certain remote communities around the globe.
HIV-positive individuals on antiretroviral therapy, as well as HIV-negative individuals on pre-exposure prophylaxis, may be at higher risk of contracting syphilis, according to a recent study.
Two recent, large-scale clinical trials on vaccines found higher SIV acquisition in monkeys who were vaccinated compared to those who had received the placebo. This "backfire effect" may be because increasing the number of immune cells also increases...