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Stanford Researchers Create HIV-Resistant Cells, May Lead To Gene Therapy

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.

01/23/2013

Stribild, AIDS Drug, Gilead Sciences

SF Ballot Measure Sought To Fight Pricing Of New AIDS Drug

The AIDS Healthcare Foundation is spearheading a ballot measure in San Francisco to combat what it calls “predatory pricing” of a new AIDS drug.

08/30/2012

A selection of condoms at a drug store. (William B. Plowman/Getty Images)

SF Public Defender Worried Prostitutes Skip Condom Use Over Prosecution Fears

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.

08/21/2012

Food for Thought in Namibia

Community Corner: Feeding AIDS Patients From Sonoma To Africa

A local Bay Area nonprofit, dedicated to serving those affected with AIDS, is raising funds to help AIDS orphans in Africa.

08/19/2012

(CBS)

East Oakland Pharmacy Part Of Pilot Program Offering Free HIV Tests

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.

06/26/2012

(CBS)

SF Mayor Lee Urged To Restore HIV/AIDS Funding Cut By Feds

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.

05/16/2012

Bottles of antiretroviral drug Truvada are displayed at Jack's Pharmacy on November 23, 2010 in San Anselmo, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

FDA Panel Backs Foster City Drug Maker’s HIV Prevention Pill

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.

05/09/2012

Bottles of antiretroviral drug Truvada are displayed at Jack's Pharmacy on November 23, 2010 in San Anselmo, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

UC Scientists Testing HIV Prevention Pill

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.

04/18/2012

(CBS)

White House Names San Francisco Doctor New AIDS Czar

A San Francisco physician who oversaw the city’s efforts to prevent HIV infections has been named as director of the Office of National AIDS Policy.

03/14/2012

People hold hands while standing at the AIDS Memorial Quilt (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

AIDS Quilt Returns To San Francisco

The AIDS Quilt returns to San Francisco this weekend for the first time in a decade. Several dozen panels will be on display Sunday at several locations in the Castro District.

02/09/2012

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