London Man Appears To Be Cured Of HIV In 2nd Such CaseA London man appears to be free of the virus that causes AIDS after a stem cell transplant, the second success including the "Berlin patient," doctors reported.
KPIX 5 Catches Up With Rita Rockett On World AIDS DayOn World AIDS Day over the weekend, KPIX 5 caught up with Rita Rockett. She was a pioneering help and joyous presence at SF General Hospital's AIDS Ward in the 1980's.
Documentary On First AIDS Ward Gets World Premiere At CastroA film that tells the story of the first AIDS ward in the nation that opened during the 1980s at SF General will get its world premiere at the Castro Theatre this weekend.
Can Gene Therapy Be Harnessed To Fight The AIDS Virus?For more than a decade, the strongest AIDS drugs could not fully control Matt Chappell's HIV infection. Now his body controls it by itself.
Former President Clinton Gives Keynote At San Francisco World AIDS Day EventFormer President Bill Clinton was the keynote speaker Friday at a World AIDS Day event at San Francisco's AIDS Memorial Grove.
Elton John Honored at 25th Anniversary of AIDS FoundationJohn's foundation has raised over $385 million.
Aetna Accused Of Sending Mail Revealing Patients' HIV StatusTwo legal organizations say health insurer Aetna revealed the HIV status of patients in several states by mailing envelopes with a large, clear window that showed information on purchasing HIV prescriptions.
Girl's HIV Infection Seems Under Control Without AIDS DrugsA South African girl born with the AIDS virus has kept her infection suppressed for more than eight years after stopping anti-HIV medicines.
For 1st Time, Over Half Of People With HIV Taking AIDS DrugsFor the first time in the global AIDS epidemic that has spanned four decades and killed 35 million people, more than half of all those infected with HIV are on drugs to treat the virus.
Doctors Look To Clear Up Misconceptions On HIV Prevention Drug TruvadaSome doctors say it’s time to set the record straight on the HIV prevention drug Truvada, also known as “PrEP.”
California Lawmakers Want To Allow Organ Transplants Between People With HIVDemocratic Sen. Benjamin Allen says his SB1408 would do away with a law that bars organ donations from people with the HIV virus.
FDA Approves Gilead’s Latest Combo HIV Pill DescovyThe Food and Drug Administration has approved Descovy, a combination HIV drug developed by biologic drugmaker Gilead Sciences.
Hillary Clinton Apologizes For Gaffe Crediting Nancy Reagan With AIDS AwarenessHillary Clinton apologized Friday after gay-rights and AIDS activists assailed her for saying Nancy Reagan helped start a "national conversation" about AIDS in the 1980s, when protesters were struggling to get more federal help in fighting the disease.
CDC Estimates 1 In 2 Black Gay Men Will Be Diagnosed With HIVAbout half of gay and bisexual black men will be diagnosed with the AIDS virus in their lifetime, according to new government estimates.
CEO Who Raised Price Of Life-Saving Drug By 5,000% Arrested In Securities CaseMartin Shkreli, the former hedge fund manager under fire for buying a pharmaceutical company and ratcheting up the price of a life-saving drug, is in custody following a securities probe.