Imagine a birth control device that could also protect women against sexually transmitted diseases, including AIDS. A Northwestern scientist didn’t just imagine it, he created it.
Two researchers have developed a prototype condom that delivers small electronic impulses to the penis during sex.
Congressman Mike Quigley says it’s about time and chances are good for a lifting of the nationwide ban on blood donations by gays.
An HIV-positive Cicero police detective faces felony charges, for allegedly having unprotected sex with a man who did not know the detective was infected.
A bill approved by both houses of the Illinois General Assembly would make HIV test results available to the court system for certain criminal cases.
Chicago officials say that the city is getting nearly $1 million in federal grants for community mental health and substance abuse centers to add routine HIV testing and counseling.
An Oak Park police officer is OK after being bitten by an HIV-positive prisoner during post-arrest processing.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has given a grant of more than $1.6 million to the Center on Halsted LGBT community center, which will use the funds to expand its services for young African-American and Latino men.
Three decades after the first official mention of the AIDS virus by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Chicago is looking back, and hoping the fourth decade of the disease will be the last.
HIV prevention advocates and a state lawmaker are protesting a decision that would dramatically lower the limit for which Illinoisans can qualify for AIDS drug assistance.
An Illinois House panel today voted to approve the use of medical marijuana for individuals who suffer from chronic pain and debilitating medical conditions. The measure now goes to the full House for a vote.
A report Wednesday says state budget cuts could leave thousands of low-income Illinois residents who have the AIDS virus with fewer choices for life-sustaining medicines.
Local historians want to conduct interviews about the decision to bar teenager Ryan White from a central Indiana school during the AIDS scare of the 1980s.
A former inmate is suing the Cook County Jail, claiming he didn’t receive the medication he needed while behind bars.
Today is World AIDS Day, a time to promote understanding of HIV/AIDS, and the medical, social and political challenges of the disease.
The University of Illinois at Chicago has received a $7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study effective ways to seek, test, and treat inmates with HIV.