By Sugey Palomares | 04/04/2013 - 10:36 | 0 Comments
Researchers at Duke University believe they have the answer to developing an AIDS vaccine that generates powerful antibodies, which can fight the HIV virus. The new study could help scientists determine which proteins to use in vaccines to induce antibodies that prevent the spread of HIV infection.
“The hope is that by mapping...
By Samantha Leal | 10/15/2012 - 18:00 | 0 Comments
October 15 marks National Latino AIDS Awareness Day. The NLAAD campaign works annually at building capacity for non-profit organizations and health departments in order to reach the Latino community, promote HIV testing and provide HIV prevention and access to care.
Our community is seriously affected by the HIV epidemic. Consider this...
By Samantha Leal | 07/18/2012 - 16:00 | 0 Comments
Project Runway All-Star and designer Mondo Guerra has championed HIV awareness ever since season eight of the show, when he went public with his HIV positive status. We chatted with the Mexican-American designer about his new campaign, season 10 of Project Runway and what Heidi Klum is really like off-camera.
By Samantha Leal | 06/01/2012 - 10:00 | 0 Comments
Researchers are now stating that a disease known as Chagas disease could do us global damage – like that of AIDS. Described as the “new AIDS of the Americas”, this parasitic disease is most often found in Latin American countries, with most cases...
By Jazmin Perez | 10/13/2010 - 14:49 | 1 Comment
The 8th annual National Latino AIDS Awareness Day (NLAAD) is on October 15, with kick-off events starting today across the country.
Community leaders and elected officials gathered this morning at New York’s City Hall to bring attention to the HIV/AIDS epidemic among Latinos in the U.S., and unite against hate crimes.
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