HIV & AIDS

AIDS timeline: Four decades but still no silver bullet

With hopes of eradicating AIDS badly hit by the coronavirus pandemic, we look at the fight against the deadly condition since its emergence 40 years ago, as the planet marks World AIDS Day on Wednesday.

HIV & AIDS

Four decades of AIDS

Forty years ago this month the first men began dying of a mysterious disease in California that would later be identified as AIDS.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

S.Africa trial shows promise for drug-resistant TB regimen

Almost all patients who received a new treatment for highly drug-resistant tuberculosis are still clear of the disease two years after a medical trial in South Africa, findings from a long-term study showed Thursday.

HIV & AIDS

New high-cost HIV prevention drug: 'Better' isn't worth it

A newly approved drug for HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is unlikely to confer any discernible health benefit over generic alternatives and may undermine efforts to expand access to HIV prevention for the nation's most ...

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