World News | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 2, 2015
Scientists have discovered a way to block replication of the most common form of HIV at a key moment when the infection is just starting to develop.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday July 2, 2015
Up to 11,000 Australian dental patients were urged to see their doctors Thursday over fears they may have been exposed to HIV and hepatitis due to hygiene breaches at clinics in Sydney.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday July 1, 2015
Cuba on Tuesday became the first country in the world to eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis, the World Health Organization said.
Offbeat | Amrita Kohli | Tuesday June 30, 2015
A social experiment was conducted by an HIV-positive man to see how society treats those like him.
World News | Reuters | Thursday June 25, 2015
The global HIV epidemic could see a resurgence in just five years without a drastic acceleration in efforts to prevent and treat the AIDS virus, the United Nations and disease experts said on today.
IANS | Wednesday June 17, 2015
After growing rapidly from 2000 to 2010, global health funding remained stagnant between 2010 and 2014, amounting to $35.9 billion in 2014, says a study.
Thomson Reuters | Friday June 12, 2015
The government has scrapped customs import duties for drugs and test kits used to treat AIDS in an effort to cut prices across the country, as it struggles to cope with an ongoing shortage in its national program to fight the disease.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday June 9, 2015
Economic growth helped the Asia-Pacific region to halve the proportion of those who have too little to eat to 12 percent of its population over the past 25 years, meeting one of the UN Millennium Development Goals, UN officials said on Thursday.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 9, 2015
As the UN sets the "ambitious goal" of ending the AIDS epidemic by 2030, India has said the challenge before the international community is ensuring access to high-cost medical treatments in developing nations.
Wednesday June 3, 2015
Cipla MD & Global CEO Subhanu Saxena said: "This innovative way of drug delivery through oral pellets for some of society's youngest AIDS sufferers reiterates our commitment to provide access to life saving medicines in the fight against HIV/ AIDS."
Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 20, 2015
Researchers used the Rosetta computer programme to "redesign" a "parent" antibody that was a strong "neutraliser" of HIV in laboratory tests.
Friday May 15, 2015
The drug belongs to a group of anti-viral medicines, also known as anti-retrovirals, and is used with other anti-retroviral medicines to treat HIV infection in adults and children.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday April 29, 2015
The European Union's top court ruled today that governments can ban homosexual blood donors to combat HIV but only on condition they show it is still the best way to limit health risks.
World News | Press Trust of India | Monday April 27, 2015
The first HIV self-testing kit that allows people to get a result in just 15 minutes at home has gone on sale in the UK.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday April 24, 2015
The number of HIV positive cases reported annually in the country has declined by 57 per cent to 1.16 lakh in 2011 as compared to 2.74 lakh in 2000, Lok Sabha was informed today.
Agence France-Presse | Thursday April 9, 2015
The virus-suppressing action did not appear to last, however, and some patients developed resistance to the agent.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday March 25, 2015
British Prime Minister David Cameron apologised on Wednesday to thousands of people who were infected with HIV and Hepatitis C after being treated for unrelated conditions with contaminated blood in the 1970s and 1980s.
Others News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday March 25, 2015
With over 200 people dying every year, tuberculosis (TB) has emerged as a major killer disease in Ganjam district of Odisha after the AIDS.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday March 23, 2015
Of the 4,57,678 blood samples tested in Mizoram, 9,894 people were found to be infected with HIV while 1,038 people have died due to AIDS since 1990 till date, state Health Minister Lal Thanzara informed the Assembly today.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Wednesday March 11, 2015
A 40-year-old civil engineer allegedly killed his wife and two children in a forest near here, claiming that he committed the offence out of depression as he, his wife and daughter were suffering from AIDS, police said today.
Indo Asian News Service | Thursday February 19, 2015
Scientists announced a novel drug candidate that is so potent and universally effective it might work as part of an unconventional vaccine.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday February 19, 2015
Scientists said on Wednesday a new drug tested on monkeys provided an astonishingly effective shield against an animal version of the AIDS virus, a major gain in the quest for an HIV vaccine.
PTI | Thursday February 5, 2015
A team of researchers from Columbia University have developed a low-cost smartphone dongle that can detect HIV and syphilis in just 15 minutes by using a finger-prick of blood.
Reuters | Saturday February 21, 2015
The mobile lab device costs $34 to make, compared with more than $18,000 for the gold standard diagnostic equipment.