Girl's HIV Infection Seems Under Control Without AIDS DrugsA South African girl born with the AIDS virus has kept her infection suppressed for more than eight years after stopping anti-HIV medicines — more evidence that early treatment can occasionally cause a long remission that, if it lasts, would be a form of cure.
Charlie Sheen's Ex-Fiancee Sues Actor Over HIV ExposureAn ex-fiancee of Charlie Sheen has sued the actor claiming he didn't disclose he was HIV positive until after they had sex several times and was physically and emotionally abusive during their relationship. Scottine Ross, a porn star who performed under the name Brett Rossi, sued the actor on Thursday for assault, battery and intentional infliction of emotional distress claims. Her lawsuit states she and Sheen had sex five times before the actor told her he was HIV positive.
Charlie Sheen’s HIV Status Was Leaked In Sony EmailEarlier this week Charlie Sheen admitted during an interview that he had been living with HIV for nearly four years.
Martin Sheen Encouraged Charlie To Make HIV AnnouncementThe other morning Charlie Sheen shared that he has been living with HIV for nearly four years. CBS News reports that his father, Martin Sheen, is very proud of his son and urged him to make the public announcement. Martin told the Naples Daily News that, “He had been leading up to this sort of story for several months, and we kept encouraging him to do it. And he kept backing away and backing away because it was like going to his own execution, I guess."
Aetna Changes Plan Amid HIV Drug ComplaintAetna has agreed to change its prescription drug policy to ensure that Florida consumers with HIV and AIDS can access their medications at lower costs.
CDC: 110 Million Americans Have STDs At Any Given TimeNearly 20 million cases of a sexually transmitted disease infection are reported each year in the United States and the number could be higher because many sufferers don't show symptoms.
AIDS Patients Fear Discrimination In Affordable Care Act ExchangePatient advocates say some insurance companies are making HIV and AIDS drugs unaffordable in plans issued through the Affordable Care Act by shifting much of the cost to customers.
Study: HIV Diagnoses Drop In US, But Increase In Young Gay MenNumber of HIV diagnoses among younger gay men increased from 2002 to 2011.
HIV-Killing Condom Could Launch In Next Few MonthsAustralian company working with condom manufacturer to combine anti-viral gel with lubricant.
Giant Condom Billboard on I-95 Promotes Safe SexA billboard featuring a giant condom can currently be seen while driving down Interstate 95 in Fort Lauderdale
Soy Sauce May Hold Secret Ingredient In Treatment Of HIV/AIDSSoy sauce may hold the secret ingredient in the fight against HIV/AIDS.
Police: HIV-Infected Man Doused Woman In Gas, Knowingly Tried To Infect HerA local HIV-positive man is in jail after soaking a woman in gasoline and then threatening to set fire to her and her son, before forcing her to have sex with him in the hopes of giving her the disease.