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.
A baby born with the AIDS virus appears to have been cured, scientists announced Sunday, describing the case of a child from Mississippi who has been off medication for about a year with no signs of infection.
Martha Wash was a guest on CBS 5′s Bay Sunday to talk about her Lifetime Achievement Award and her many fundraising efforts in the fight against HIV/AIDS.
Dozens of weight loss and immune system supplements on the market are illegally labeled and lack the recommended scientific evidence to back up their purported health claims, government investigators warn in a new review of the $20 billion supplement industry.
The AIDS Healthcare Foundation is spearheading a ballot measure in San Francisco to combat what it calls “predatory pricing” of a new AIDS drug.
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.
House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi was honored at the National AIDS Memorial Grove in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park where for her work on the issue of HIV/AIDS.
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.