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 Maria Mejia | 12/01/2011 - 14:50 | 0 Comments
I got HIV at the age of 16 from my first boyfriend, who went by his gang name, Flyskee. Although I grew up with a wonderful mother, I was emotionally abused by my father and sexually abused by an uncle, which caused me to run away by the time I was 13. It was then that I met Flyskee. He became my family. At the time, I didn’t know that he was an IV drug user—but I also...
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 12/01/2011 - 12:22 | 0 Comments
As World AIDS Day is observed globally today, the question is more important than ever: Have you been tested?
That’s because most people infected with HIV do not have the disease under control, according to a new Center for Disease Control report released this week. Only 28 percent of those that have HIV are virally suppressed, the report, titled Vital Signs: HIV...
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