Detail from a poster for the Codesa talks.
A retrospective exhibition displays the key works from the life and times of activist and artist Judy Seidman. She has used political posters as a galvanising force in the fight against injustice.
World AIDS Day is observed annually in many countries to raise people’s awareness in the fight against HIV.
AP Photo/Themba Hadebe
Babies born with the HIV virus in their blood are at a turning point in the infection. With immediate treatment these children can develop much stronger immune systems to fight the virus.
Many countries are struggling to reach the 90:90:90 goals because people have difficulty accessing treatment.
Candida auris fungi, is becoming resistant to many anti fungal drugs.
When people get sick, they often suspect bacteria and viruses as the cause. But now the CDC is asking physicians and patients to consider another culprit: fungi.
Women living with HIV shared their realities with the Women, Art, and The Criminalization of HIV (WATCH) study. Here, ‘Body Map,’ by Peggy F.
Peggy F. / Women, Art and The Criminalization of HIV (WATCH) study
Changes to the criminalization of HIV nondisclosure in Canada must consider the vulnerability and violence experienced by women living with HIV.
A prototype of the pills-on-a-coil prototype that delivers medicine while it sits in the gut.
Malvika Verma and Karan Vishwanath
Treating infectious diseases is a huge challenge because patients often fail to take the medicine for the long duration, especially for tuberculosis. Now there’s a new device that may help.
According to the United Nations, the world’s population could reach 10 billion by 2050.
The UN’s new global population projections include some surprises – in particular, that the global population in 2100 will be 3% less than they projected in 2017.
South Africa has the world’s highest AIDS burden.
Most of the reasons people don’t take their medication aren’t related to the antiretrovirals themselves, but rather social and systemic issues.
The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), shown here as tiny purple spheres, causes the disease known as AIDS.
Mark Ellisman and Tom Deerinck, National Center for Microscopy and Imaging Research
Headlines around the world declared that a second person was cured of their HIV. But while the results are encouraging, we’re a long way from a cure.
French President Emmanuel Macron has an HIV blood test as part of World AIDS Day observances Dec. 1, 2017.
World AIDS Day is Dec. 1. With many advances in preventing and treating the disease, the disease has fallen from top of mind for many. An epidemiologist explains why that could be dangerous.
A still from the ‘tombstone’ public health campaign.
The tombstone, revolver and grim reaper imagery of the 1980s and early 1990s have cast a long shadow.
The life expectancy improvements in sub-Saharan Africa vary between men and women.
The leading causes of death in sub-Saharan Africa for adults 15 to 49 years were AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria, maternal disorders, and road injuries.
The Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy.
The stigma attached to HIV and AIDS, particularly in hip hop culture, is rife. The disease is represented poorly and often factually incorrect through lyrics.
The WHO recommends HIV viral load testing to monitor people on ARVs.
Introducing viral load testing at health facilities can help South Africa reach the United Nations target to end AIDS.
PrEP is effective as a protection against HIV – though condoms can still be used to prevent STDs. Why can’t we celebrate the idea that men can have sex without fear of death?
Recently PrEP, an effective drug against HIV, was in the news with some concerns that gay men are no longer using condoms. But is the issue about condoms or control?
An increasingly mobile global population is making it easier for infectious diseases to spread.
Travel allows us to see the world – and bring foreign diseases home. Here’s why spreading disease is easier than ever.
HIV becomes dormant in the body and can hide in brain cells.
Joseph Lebowitz, Dr. Min Lin, and Dr. Habibeh Khoshboue
While drugs have been developed to treat HIV and AIDS, the virus can still lie dormant in the brain, increasing the risk for brain disease such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s diseases.
‘Love, Simon’ tells the story of a gay teenager who is ‘just like you’ - a mainstream comedy first - but what happens when they are not just like you?
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Given the progress gay rights have made over the last 40 years, we might believe we live in queer friendly North America and that homophobia is dead. But it’s not. It is just in disguise.
The US AID program has provided the contraceptive Depo-Provera to other countries, including Senegal.
AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin
Using ‘humanized mice,’ researchers found more evidence that a widely used contraceptive may make women more susceptible to HIV infection.
You know you shouldn’t smoke, or have sex without a condom if you’re not with a longtime partner. And when it comes to drinking, tea only, of course.
Quit smoking, quit drinking – so many good resolutions for the New Year. But can the overabundance of messages on healthy living become counter-productive?