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How Trump's Policies Could Imperil LGBTQ Youth of Color Living With HIV

How Trump's Policies Could Imperil LGBTQ Youth of Color Living With HIV
- This post is part of Outward, Slate's home for coverage of LGBTQ life, thought, and culture. Read more here. While the GOP celebrates its recent political victory of passing its massive tax code overhaul, the most vulnerable among us, especially LGBTQ youth of color living with HIV/AIDS, are at significant ...

Government of Canada announces support to help reduce HIV in British Columbia

Government of Canada announces support to help reduce HIV in British Columbia
HIV/AIDS remains a persistent health issue in Canada and around the world. In Canada, an estimated 65,000 people are living with HIV and AIDS, and there are approximately 2,500 new HIV infections every year. Canada has made great progress in addressing ...

Are you sexually active and at risk for HIV?

Are you sexually active and at risk for HIV?
- If you are 18 years old or older and are a man who has sex with men, or a transgender woman who has sex with men, you may be eligible for a study. The main purpose of this clinical research trial is to see if cabotegravir, an antiretroviral medication can prevent infection with HIV in persons at high risk ...

American scientists develop quick, reliable way to test HIV

American scientists develop quick, reliable way to test HIV
Its drawback is that few people will volunteer for blood testing. But oral fluid tests have their own problems. While there are HIV antibodies in saliva, they just aren't that many present, especially early on. By the time oral fluid tests can reliably detect HIV, Carolyn Bertozzi, a member of Stanford Bio-X who ...

Number of deaths Due to HIV in Asia

Number of deaths Due to HIV in Asia
- According to the UNAIDS report 2017, an estimated 5.1 million in the Asia Pacific region are living with HIV while only 2.4 million have access to treatment. Since data on China is not available, India has the highest number of deaths in Asia as per the report. Although the number of deaths due to AIDS ...

What We Know About Gianni Versace's Mysterious Illness

What We Know About Gianni Versace's Mysterious Illness
- The show seems to be implying that Versace was HIV positive, established by the shot of the two very gaunt men in their side-by-side hospital beds. But the family has always denied that was the case. Their explanation for Versace's illness and recovery is always that he had cancer. In a 2006 interview ...

Smoking causes one in five cancers in people with HIV in North America

Smoking causes one in five cancers in people with HIV in North America
- A fifth of all cancers in people receiving HIV care in North America between 2000 and 2015 was due to smoking, according to US research published this month in advance online by the journal AIDS. 'In the United States, the prevalence of smoking among HIV-infected people is substantially higher ...

Trump fired the entire White House HIV/AIDS council

Trump fired the entire White House HIV/AIDS council
- There is currently no Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS as President Trump fired the last 16 members on Wednesday, the Daily Beast reports. Six other members had resigned in June. A grain of salt: Trump had renewed the council's brief through next year and PACHA advisor Gabriel ...

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