Number Of New HIV Diagnoses In New York Falls To Record LowCity Health Commissioner Dr. Oxiris Barbot says the city takes “a data-driven, sex-positive approach” to preventing new infections with the virus that causes AIDS.
U.S. Medical Company Claims To Have Developed Cure For HIV, Sends Research To FDA For ApprovalAmerican Gene Technologies filed a 1,000-page application with the FDA on Wednesday as scientists there believe they have created a gene therapy unlike any other.
Breakthrough Treatment Stops Transmission Of HIV Through Sex, Study SaysAccording to a new study, published in the medical journal The Lancet, a treatment of anti-retroviral drugs have prevented HIV transmission among gay men during unprotected sex.
2nd Man Apparently Free Of AIDS Virus Following Stem Cell TransplantA London man appears to be free of the AIDS virus after a stem cell transplant, the second success including the "Berlin patient," doctors reported.
N.J. Surgery Center Sued After 3,778 People Possibly Infected With Hepatitis, HIVA lawsuit has been filed against a New Jersey surgical center where thousands of patients may have been exposed to several blood-borne diseases like HIV and hepatitis.
Surgery Center Addresses Sterilization Scandal That Possibly Exposed Patients To Hepatitis, HIVThe surgery center explained that anyone who had a procedure from Jan. 1 to Sept. 7 could have been exposed to one of several infections.
HIV Diagnoses In New York City At Record Low, Health Department SaysThe New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene announced Wednesday that HIV diagnoses in the city have reached their lowest level since tracking began.
Officials: Patients Of Westchester Medical Practice Possibly Exposed To HIV, HepatitisState health officials are notifying patients of a medical practice in Westchester County that they may have been exposed to HIV or hepatitis B or C.
Hopes High After 'Kick And Kill' Therapy Leaves Man Testing HIV-FreeThere were hopes Monday night that a British man could be the first person to be cured of HIV.
Teen Pricked By Needle At Jones Beach Will Require Series Of Blood TestsA Long Island teenager will have to get a series of blood tests after she said she laid on a needle at Jone Beach.
New Pill Offers Hope Of Preventing HIV Among Young People On Long Island, QueensA new drug therapy program on Long Island is underway in hopes of decreasing the spread of HIV among young people.