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Vaginal Ring Is Safe and Effective in Preventing HIV Img

Vaginal Ring Is Safe and Effective in Preventing HIV

On behalf of IFARA, Fred Schaich spoke with Zeda Rosenberg at this year's International AIDS Conference about final trial results showing the safety and efficacy -- when used -- of a vaginal ring in preventing HIV.

Gay and Bisexual Teen Males No More Likely Than Heterosexual Teen Males to Engage in Several Sexual Risk Behaviors; Still at Substantially Higher Risk of HIV Infection Img

Gay and Bisexual Teen Males No More Likely Than Heterosexual Teen Males to Engage in Several Sexual Risk Behaviors; Still at Substantially Higher Risk of HIV Infection

New CDC data suggest there are no significant differences in several HIV-related risk behaviors among U.S. male students in ninth through 12th grades who identify as heterosexual, gay, or bisexual. Still, young gay and bisexual males are at much high...

NIH's Dr. Dieffenbach Shares Updates on HIV Vaccine Research From Second Day of AIDS 2016 Img

NIH's Dr. Dieffenbach Shares Updates on HIV Vaccine Research From Second Day of AIDS 2016

This was "HIV vaccine day" at AIDS 2016, according to Carl Dieffenbach, Ph.D., since there were several important presentations about advances in ongoing HIV vaccine research.

Gay Men at AIDS 2016 Talk PrEP, Chem Sex and Drug Smuggling (Video) Img

Gay Men at AIDS 2016 Talk PrEP, Chem Sex and Drug Smuggling (Video)

For Mark S. King, the most stunning facet of the "Gay Day" International AIDS Pre-Conference was that so many of the gay men in attendance had the courage to show up at all.

Vaginal Ring May Cut HIV Infection Risk if Used Consistently Img

Vaginal Ring May Cut HIV Infection Risk if Used Consistently

A new exploratory analysis of data from the ASPIRE study has found that using a drug-infused vaginal ring most or all of the time reduced the risk of HIV infection in women by at least 56 percent.

How Three New Studies Unravel South Africa's Patterns of HIV Transmission Img

How Three New Studies Unravel South Africa's Patterns of HIV Transmission

Three studies conducted by the Centre for the AIDS Programme of Research in South Africa (CAPRISA) in rural and urban sub-districts of the KwaZulu-Natal province provide new insights into the engine that drives HIV transmission in the country. They a...

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Zero: No Linked HIV Transmissions in PARTNER Study After Couples Had Sex 58,000 Times Without Condoms

The PARTNER study provides the strongest estimate of actual risk of HIV transmission when an HIV positive person has undetectable viral load -- and that this risk is effectively zero.

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2016 HIV Cure Update: Therapeutic Vaccines and Broadly Neutralizing Antibodies

At ASM Microbe 2016, Dan H. Barouch, M.D., Ph.D., explained recent and upcoming studies involving two HIV cure strategies: therapeutic vaccines and broadly neutralizing antibodies.

Data Dispatch: Dapivirine Ring Img

Data Dispatch: Dapivirine Ring

Data from two large-scale dapivirine vaginal ring trials were reported at CROI 2016 and it works. Modestly. What's next?

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What Should the Next U.S. President Do to Advance the Fight Against HIV?

We asked some of the leading HIV experts and advocates what they would tell the next U.S. president to do in order to keep advancing the fight against HIV.