The rate of HIV infections diagnosed in the United States each year fell by one-third over the past decade, a government study finds. Experts celebrated it as hopeful news that the AIDS epidemic may be slowing in the U.S.
San Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener will introduce a resolution at this afternoon’s Board of Supervisors meeting asking the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to end its ban on blood donations from gay and bisexual men.
Silicon Valley lawmakers say gay men should no longer be banned from donating blood and are calling for members of the LGBT community to join a national “Gay Blood Drive Day” later this week to get the word out.
Thousands of cyclists hit the road Sunday, heading from the Bay Area to Los Angeles to raise money for the fight against AIDS.
The crack epidemic is far from over, especially on the streets of San Francisco, and one group is trying to make it easier and safer for addicts to get their fix by giving away crack pipe kits.
A Bay Area start-up trying to develop a free vaccine to end HIV and AIDS is using crowd sourcing to fund the project.
Despite opposition from San Francisco officials, a program to provide free crack pipes to drug users has now distributed some 200 pipes since it began in March.
Virologists at the University of Missouri recently confirmed a 2001 finding that a flavor-enhancing molecule in the sauce could potentially be used to treat HIV.
Pornography purveyor Kink.com has asked San Francisco for permission to convert its Mission District studios to office space because the company feels bound by state restrictions on shooting adult films.
Some patients at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco have been warned to get tested for HIV and other infectious diseases after hospital officials learned some equipment was improperly sterilized, a hospital spokesman said Friday.