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Really Rapid Review -- AIDS 2016, Durban Img

Really Rapid Review -- AIDS 2016, Durban

Paul Sax, M.D., provides a brief rundown of important prevention, treatment and complications research presented at the International AIDS Conference, and whatever else happened to catch his eye.

16 Years On, the World's Biggest AIDS Conference Returns to Africa Img

16 Years On, the World's Biggest AIDS Conference Returns to Africa

"I have profound memories of the 13th International AIDS Conference in Durban, South Africa," Chikwe Ihekweazu writes. "For me, it was a turning point. I realised that HIV/AIDS would be the most significant disease in my professional life."

Our National Strategy and the Road to Durban Img

Our National Strategy and the Road to Durban

"Just as we consider the National HIV/AIDS Strategy's anniversary as a time to assess progress and accomplishments, we can use the return to Durban as a time to reflect on how far we've come since 2000, how far we have yet to go and how we'll get the...

As Women of Color Age, What Are Their HIV and Mental Health Needs? Img

As Women of Color Age, What Are Their HIV and Mental Health Needs?

Tonya Taylor, Ph.D., a specialist in sexual health, walks us through the changes and challenges that can affect women of color who are aging with HIV or become positive later in life.

Can We Say Goodbye to the Word AIDS?

Can We Say Goodbye to the Word AIDS?

Emily Newman asks, "What do we lose by freeing ourselves from the word AIDS -- or, what might we have to gain?"

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Black Gay Men Reject 'Lifetime HIV Risk Estimate' in New CDC Report

This widely reported study presented by the U.S. CDC at CROI 2016 is stirring conversation and outright rejection among many black gay men, reports Darian Aaron.

Is PrEP 100 % Effective or 100 % Over-Hyped? Img

Is PrEP 100 % Effective or 100 % Over-Hyped?

While we should be excited over zero HIV infections at Kaiser San Francisco's PrEP program, there are also some important counterpoints to note, explains Tim Lahey, M.D., M.M.Sc.

We're in an HIV Prevention Revolution. Where Is the Excitement? A Blog Entry by Marc-André LeBlanc Img

We're in an HIV Prevention Revolution. Where Is the Excitement? A Blog Entry by Marc-André LeBlanc

Why aren't these new prevention strategies being shouted from the rooftops of more organizations that serve gay men? Part of the reason is that service providers are grappling with the rapidly changing HIV prevention landscape.

Top 10 Things Public Health Practitioners, Government Policymakers and Community Advocates Need to Do to Move to the End of HIV and HCV Img

Top 10 Things Public Health Practitioners, Government Policymakers and Community Advocates Need to Do to Move to the End of HIV and HCV

When NASTAD Executive Director Murray Penner spoke at the closing plenary of the HIV Forum for Collaborative HIV Research National Summit, he stressed that, despite considerable progress against the dual epidemics of HIV and HCV, challenges remain --...

Advocates for Women Talk About CROI 2015 Img

Advocates for Women Talk About CROI 2015

A webinar co-sponsored by The Well Project, Positive Women's Network-USA and TheBody.com/TheBodyPRO.com draws attention to data of interest to women with HIV, their care providers and those interested in HIV prevention for women.