The 20th International Aids Conference has wrapped up with a warning that laws in many countries were making it more difficult to combat the disease. The next conference is to be held in two years' time.
Why should a study on HIV and hepatitis C co-infection go to waste? Patients often need to be treated for both. But research peers say the study is irrelevant. Either way, hep C can be cured.
HIV/AIDS may not seem to be the scourge it was 20 years ago, but more than a million people are affected every year. DW's science desk has compiled the must-know facts.
The international medical organization Doctors without Borders has said that medicines for treating AIDS are still too expensive for many patients. This is especially true for victims living in developed countries.