AIDS

GlaxoSmithKline, UNC form company aiming to find AIDS cure
GlaxoSmithKline, UNC form company aiming to find AIDS cure
GlaxoSmithKline and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill are teaming up to form a company which will look for a cure for AIDS. Mon, 05/11/2015 - 9:17pm
Pain clinic agrees to settle HIV complaint
The US Justice Department is settling a claim against a North Carolina pain clinic that refused to treat a woman because she has AIDS. Thu, 01/31/2013 - 6:53pm
AIDS quilt founder brings message to UNCW
AIDS activist Cleve Jones, creator of the Aids Memorial Quilt, will share his story at UNCW. Jones began the quilt in 1987 as a tribute to those who lost their lives to the disease. What began as a single patch now contains more than 46,000 and weighs about 54 tons. Mon, 11/12/2012 - 9:51pm
Clinton lauds headway in battle against AIDS
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton says it's possible to virtually eliminate HIV-infected births and the US is donating $80 million in new funding to help poor countries reach that goal. Mon, 07/23/2012 - 3:26pm
New HIV infections in US hold steady at 50,000
A new government report shows the number of Americans infected with the AIDS virus each year has been holding steady at about 50,000. Wed, 08/03/2011 - 7:40pm
Drug stops HIV spread among heterosexual couples, not just gays
Experts are calling it a breakthrough for Africa in its effort to fight back against AIDS. Two studies in Africa have found that an AIDS drug that was already shown to help prevent the spread of the virus in gay men also works for heterosexual men and women. Wed, 07/13/2011 - 8:14pm
FDA approves new HIV drug from Johnson & Johnson
The Food and Drug Administration says it approved a new HIV drug from Johnson & Johnson for patients who have not been treated with other medications for the virus. Fri, 05/20/2011 - 5:36pm
Feds take action against bogus cures for HIV
Federal health officials are cracking down on bogus pills and supplements that claim to cure sexually transmitted diseases like HIV, herpes and genital warts. Tue, 05/03/2011 - 7:14pm