Although it has been claimed that a nine-month-old baby in California was "cured" from HIV with the use of antiretrovirals, there is still no proof.
A single shot of antiretroviral drugs has protected lab monkeys from HIV for weeks, according to two US trials.
We feature four HIV positive women in their 40s who fit the profile of a typical M&G reader.
Bhekisisa director Mia Malan speaks on The Science Inside show about ARV shortages on Voice of Wits radio station.
A report says the national budget has failed to provide adequately for vulnerable citizens as the economic crisis deepends.
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has partnered with SA institutions to develop new medicines and vaccines for HIV, TB and malaria.
Between 2004 and 2012, the number of new HIV infections have decreased from an estimated 540 000 to 370 000, shows a UNAids report.
Organ donations are rare in SA: donors and the specialists needed to do transplants are few. But awareness increases as more lives are being saved.
Two HIV positive patients, believed to have been cured, have tested positive again but scientists say they are inspired to continue research.
Hundreds of thousands of HIV patients could be affected by Pepfar's shift in funding policy, according to a new report.
Mandela regretted not acting on HIV during his presidency, but he made up for it in spades.
A recent Cape Town AIDS conference showed a shift in the global mood on HIV.
Researchers at a Spanish hospital say they will start trials next year of a therapeutic vaccine for patients who already have HIV.
Women living with HIV can transmit the virus to their babies during pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding.
A great challenge in finding ways to engage adolescents and young people on how to protect themselves from HIV and Aids.
Young people living with HIV have unique needs that paediatric and adult programmes are not designed to meet.
Jeffrey Moyo tells the story of a 17-year-old mother who has unprotected sex with two boyfriends.
Innovative responses to HIV and Aids allow countries to make rapid, cost-effective gains against the epidemic.
Donors pledge $12-billion to fight diseases.
Comment by Craig McClure, the chief of HIV and Aids at Unicef.