Fighting the War Against HIV/AIDS with Music

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  • A Special Message: 30 Years of HIV/AIDS

    May 23, 2011 | No Comments

    In 1992 respected music manager Bob Caviano wrote an editorial in Billboard magazine disclosing his HIV status and illness and challenging the industry to take action. Several high-level executives heeded his call and Lifebeat was formed. Here we are 20 years later and 30 years into the HIV/AIDS epidemic and Lifebeat remains dedicated to using […]

  • National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

    February 23, 2011 | No Comments

      HIV/AIDS Activist Maria Davis for Lifebeat on National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 2011 National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NWGHAAD) is March 10. All too often women are powerless when it comes to negotiating sex, hence the rise in HIV across the world and in the United States. Lifebeat encourages women […]

  • A Little PrEP Goes A Long way

    February 3, 2011 | No Comments

    In January 2011 the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued interim guidelines for HIV prevention via pre-exposure prophylaxis also known as PrEP, to health care providers. A daily PrEP regimen would be given to a high-risk, HIV negative patient to help prevent HIV in the case of accidental exposure. So far PrEP has […]

  • Microbicide gel may prevent HIV infection in women

    July 20, 2010 | No Comments

    Scientists may be one step closer to preventing the spread of HIV infection in women. A vaginal gel containing the drug tenofovir (Viread) was shown in a clinical trial to reduce a woman’s risk of acquiring HIV during sex. The research is an important step in protecting women from HIV infection, particularly in areas where […]