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Bodies With HIV Are Criminalized, but Police Brutality Is Centered in Antiblackness

Visual AIDS; Posted Sep 23, 10:57 p.m. ET

How do the recent events in Ferguson relate to HIV?

Canadian Research on Brain Rehabilitation

Sean R. Hosein, Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange; Posted Sep 23, 10:40 p.m. ET

Researchers in Canada are looking in to how HIV affects the brain in order to find ways to improve this vital organ.

Unique Health Care Challenges for Older Adults With HIV

Emily Newman, BETA; Posted Sep 23, 10:35 p.m. ET

How does taking a "whole-person approach" to the care of older adults with HIV help them live long, healthy lives?

As Gilead Mulls Price of Next Hepatitis C Drug, Top Activist Refutes "Bogus" Math

Mathew Rodriguez,; Posted Sep 22, 11:55 p.m. ET

How does pharmaceutical company math work? One activist takes Gilead to task for the price of its next hepatitis C drug.

Share Your Stories!

Everyone living with HIV has a story to tell. Find out how to share your own experiences in one or both of the series below, which feature the writings of readers like you.

Day One With HIV: Finding Out Your Status, in Your Own Words

Regardless of where or how it happened, the day you received your HIV-positive diagnosis was likely among the most intense days you'll ever live through. Some of's readers have generously shared their experiences -- to reflect on how they've changed, and so that others would know that they too can survive, and even thrive, following that fateful day. How did you get through it?

Other Sides of HIV: People Taking HIV Meds Share Stories About Side Effects

Many types of medications can save or improve lives, but they can also have unintended consequences. For some people living with HIV, taking meds can be a complicated cycle -- and for others, a Sunday stroll. Medication side effects can be mild or life altering, horrible or even pleasurable; some people living with HIV never experience any at all. It seems like everyone's got a story about side effects. What's yours?


The Only People Who Have Ever Been Cured of HIV/AIDS

Warren Tong,; Posted Sep 22, 3:20 p.m. ET

Over the past few years, a tiny -- but slowly growing -- number of people appeared to have had active, living, reproducing HIV completely eliminated from their bodies.

D.C. Nonprofit Leader Alicia Wilson Makes the List of 15 Disruptive Women in Health Care

Candace Y.A. Montague,; Posted Sep 19, 4:05 p.m. ET

A little disruption can be a good thing. Alicia Wilson, of La Clínica in Washington, D.C., was just named one of the most disruptive women in health care due to her passion for HIV.

Could an Integrase Inhibitor Have Prevented One More HIV Infection?

Monica Gomes, M.D., M.Sc.,; Posted Sep 19, 1:16 p.m. ET

Monica Gomes, M.D., M.Sc. presents a case where perhaps adding an integrase inhibitor during pregnancy may have helped prevent one more instance of mother-to-child transmission.

AIDS 2014: Mark Sulkowski on Hepatitis C Research (Video)

Barbara Jungwirth,; Posted Sep 19, 8:39 a.m. ET

IFARA interviewed Mark Sulkowski, M.D., of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine about new advances in hepatitis C screening and treatment.

My Health Tracker

My Health Tracker

My Health Tracker can help you organize your HIV treatment information privately and securely in one place. This way, you can take better charge over your health, and you and your doctor can have even more productive conversations about your treatment.

Registration takes only a couple of minutes, requires no personal info, and you'll be able to pick up where you left off at any time.


AIDS 2014: Ed Ngoksin on PrEP and the WHO Guidelines (Video)

Barbara Jungwirth,; Posted Sep 19, 8:26 a.m. ET

IFARA interviewed Ed Ngoksin, a member of the World Health Organization's guidelines committee, about the new WHO guidelines and their recommendation for pre-exposure prophylaxis for men who have sex with men.

Uncovering Cases of Early HCV Infection in HIV-Positive Men

Sean. R Hosein, Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange; Posted Sep 18, 4:23 p.m. ET

This study hopes to shed new light on cases of sexual transmission of hepatitis C.

Positive and Undetectable

Tree Alexander,; Posted Sep 18, 2:23 p.m. ET

"Did we expect him to be shy about being positive? Does anyone ever talk about being 'undetectable'?"

Houston, We Have an HIV PR Problem

Dave R.,; Posted Sep 17, 3:25 p.m. ET

"There's a strong case for a whole new approach to HIV education, based on the latest scientific evidence and starting again from square one: back to basics teaching about HIV, with moralizing taken out of the equation."

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