African-American women aging with HIV often have histories of abuse and trauma, in addition to other medical conditions. A few share their stories.
HIV transmission is highly unlikely among straight couples who have sex without condoms when one partner carries the virus but takes medication, new research suggests.
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is the virus that causes acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS). AIDS is a disease in which there is a severe loss of the body's immune system. The immune system is our body's natural defense and allows us to fight off viruses, bacteria and other disease-causing infections. READ MORE