A new device uses a drop of blood to detect HIV, and then creates an electrical signal that can be read by a computer, laptop or handheld device.
More than 30 years after she identified one of the most pernicious viruses to infect humankind, Francoise Barre Sinoussi, who shared a Nobel prize for discovering HIV, is hanging up her lab coat and retiring.
Scientists believe that diagnosis and treatment of HIV affect its distribution.
The vaccine against AIDS created by Spanish scientists has demonstrated excellent results during the first phase of clinical trials.
Unprecedented global participation at UN General Assembly High Level Meeting on AIDS leads to new commitments, targets, and momentum in the AIDS response.
Dr. Paul Sax from Brigham and Women's Hospital in Harvard Medical School about the top stories in HIV medicine for 2010.
The Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet has today decided to award The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for 2008 with one half to Harald zur Hausen for his discovery of "human papilloma viruses causing cervical cancer" and the other half jointly to Françoise Barré-Sinoussi and Luc Montagnier for their discovery of "human immunodeficiency virus".