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Latest HIV & AIDS News

2017 to 2018 Saw Increases in Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Syphilis

During 2017 to 2018, there were increases in the rates of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis, according to a report published online Oct. 8 by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

HIV Infection May Raise Risk of Atrial Fibrillation

HIV infection is independently associated with an increased risk of atrial fibrillation, according to a research letter published in the Sept. 17 issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.

Scientists Use Gene-Editing Tool CRISPR in Attempt to Cure HIV

The first attempt to use the gene-editing tool CRISPR to cure HIV infection was unsuccessful but the approach does show promise.

EPA to Phase Out Chemical Testing on Mammals

The eventual elimination of chemical testing on mammals was announced Tuesday by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.