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Demetre Daskalakis, The Greek-American Doctor Fighting to End HIV Transmission

Greek-American doctor Demetre Daskalakis has been described as the person who is largely responsible for the decreasing rates of HIV in New York City in recent years. This is no exaggeration, as indeed, Daskalakis with his "status-neutral care" strategy,...

Woman’s Own Immune System May Have Cured Her HIV

A woman from Argentina who was diagnosed with HIV has apparently been cured of the virus despite not taking drugs or treatment. In what doctors believe is an extremely rare case, the woman's immune system seems to have cleared her...

Greg Louganis: One of the Greatest Divers in History

Greg Louganis, four-time Olympic gold medalist, is thought to be one of the greatest divers in history.

Elton John: “As Long I Can Breath I Will Be Raising Money for This Cause”

Hollywood celebrities came together at the 26th annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party hosted by Sir Elton John and David Furnish raising $5.9 million for the global effort to end AIDS.   The gala took place on Sunday,...

HIV Cases in Greece Drop, Tests Shortages Rise

December 1 is the World AIDS Day, when people around the world look closely into the victims of the epidemic that devastated the world 33 years ago, when it was first recorded. The number of HIV infections in Greece in...

Michael Chiklis to Star in AIDS Film ‘1985’

Michael Chiklis will be starring in a new dramatic film set in the early years of the AIDS epidemic called "1985", alongside Virginia Madsen, Cory Michael Smith ("Gotham"), Noah Schnapp ("Stranger Things") and Jamie Chung ("Big Hero Six"). The plot revolves around...

Court Acquits HIV-Positive Women Charged with 'Transmitting the Virus' Via Prostitution

An Athens Misdemeanours Court acquitted a group of HIV positive women arrested in 2012 and charged with repeated counts of grievous bodily harm on the grounds that they were transmitting the HIV/AIDS virus by working as prostitutes and having...

'HIV/AIDS and Discrimination; Spotting the Stigma of the Stigma' Conference to be Held May 23

The general secretariat of transparency and human rights of the ministry of justice and the Hellenic Association of Seropositive People named “Positive voice” are organizing a one-day conference titled “HIV/AIDS and discrimination; spotting the stigma of the stigma,” on...

Video: At the 2016 Elton John Oscar Party

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A96VEJ7PWA0 Watch our interviews with Sir Elton john, David Furnish, Melanie Griffith and Charlie Sheen from Elton John's 2016 Oscar Party. The 24th annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party hosted by Sir Elton John and David Furnish raised...

Less Cases of AIDS in Greece in 2014

World AIDS Day in 2014 finds Greece on a positive note as cases have decreased this year, after a rise in HIV infections in the 2011-2013 period. A surge in intravenous drug use brought a subsequent surge of HIV infections...