After pressure from human rights organizations and health officials, a decision was made by the San Francisco’s District Attorney to no longer allow condoms as evidence in cases of prostitution.
San Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener called for a restoration in cuts to critical health programs that identify and treat people with HIV and AIDS.
Stanford researchers have developed T-cells capable in a laboratory setting of resisting HIV, a breakthrough that could pave the way for a possible gene therapy which would be able to stop the virus that causes AIDS.
The AIDS Healthcare Foundation is spearheading a ballot measure in San Francisco to combat what it calls “predatory pricing” of a new AIDS drug.
San Francisco’s Public Defender is raising concerns about condoms being used as evidence in prostitution cases and wonders if sex workers are practicing safe sex.
A local Bay Area nonprofit, dedicated to serving those affected with AIDS, is raising funds to help AIDS orphans in Africa.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is rolling out a pilot program to offer HIV tests at neighborhood pharmacies, including one in East Oakland.
San Francisco supervisors joined HIV/AIDS health care providers and advocates on the steps of City Hall to call on Mayor Ed Lee to restore funding cut by the federal government.
The first drug shown to prevent HIV infection won the endorsement of a panel of federal advisers Thursday, clearing the way for a landmark approval in the 30-year fight against the virus that causes AIDS.
The UC-based California HIV/AIDS Research Program (CHRP) has awarded grants totaling $11.8 million to see if a current HIV drug can be used to prevent the onset of the virus.