HIV

Researchers Announce New Preventative Method For HIV

(CNN) - Scientists have made two major strides in HIV research. At the International Aids Conference, they announced a possible case of long-term remission from the virus and new research that found an injection can prevent HIV. The results…

45th Anny Arthur Ashe's Historic Wimbledon Win

(CNN) - Sunday marks 45 years since Arthur Ashe became the first African American man to win Wimbledon. He took down heavily favored, top-seed player Jimmy Connors to claim the victory. Off the court; Ashe was a civil rights…

Elton John Launches $1 Million Emergency Fund

(CNN) - As the number of people with the coronavirus goes up every day all over the world, people are looking for answers; including Elton John. The star is one of many stepping up in the fight against the…

PrEP Clinic Now Open at the Columbus Health Department

PrEP, the maintenance medication to help prevent HIV, will be available at the Columbus Health Department, beginning Tuesday, October 1st. Pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, is when people take HIV medicines daily to lower their…

Researchers Eliminate HIV From Mice With Gene Editing

Oklahoma City, OK (KWTV) - Researchers are touting what they call a potential breakthrough in HIV research. The scientists say they managed to completely eliminate the virus in some mice. They used a combination of anti-viral therapy and a…

National HIV Testing Day

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 1.1 million people have HIV, and one in seven of them don’t know they are infected. Knowing one’s HIV status…

Ladies Who PrEP Summit Aims to Empower Women

The Ladies Who PrEP Summit is a half day meeting that serves to increase PrEP awareness and uptake among women through community mobilization. The goals of the summit are to: · increase…

Study: HIV Treatment Eliminates Transmission Risk

(CNN) - A new study shows anti-retroviral therapy can prevent HIV positive people from passing the virus to others. Nearly 1,000 gay male couples were studied in which one partner was HIV positive and the other was negative. Over…

What You Need to Know about FIV Positive Cats

Now some people might think cat leukemia and FIV are the same thing. FIV is a disease that's very similar to HIV. But, it's important to note, humans, dogs or FIV negative…

Report: HIV Cured In Second Patient

(CNN) - A patient in London may be the second person to ever be cured of HIV. That's according to a case study published Tuesday in the journal Nature. Researchers say the unidentified man, known as the "London patient",…