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  • South Africa to Host 2016 AIDS Conference

    South Africa to Host 2016 AIDS Conference

    South Africa's port city of Durban will host the 21st International AIDS Conference in 2016, marking the forum's return to Africa after 16 years, organisers said on Friday. Gathering scientists, policymakers and grassroots workers, the biennial conf...

  • Male Circumcision Lowers HIV Risk for Women: Study

    Male Circumcision Lowers HIV Risk for Women: Study

    A campaign to promote male circumcision to prevent AIDS infection also indirectly benefits women by reducing their risk of contracting the HIV virus, according to a study presented at the world AIDS forum on Friday.

  • HIV Pills Show More Promise to Prevent Infection

    HIV Pills Show More Promise to Prevent Infection

    There is more good news about HIV treatment pills used to prevent infection in people at high risk of getting the AIDS virus: Follow-up from a landmark study that proved the drug works now shows that it does not encourage risky sex and is effective e...

  • Scientist Who Died on MH17 Brought HIV Cure to Poor

    Scientist Who Died on MH17 Brought HIV Cure to Poor

    Dutch clinical virologist Joep Lange - who was among 298 passengers who died in the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 - worked since the early 1990s to deliver HIV drugs deep into the world's poorest countries.

  • AIDS Cure: Study Sees Advance for 'Kick and Kill' Strategy

    AIDS Cure: Study Sees Advance for 'Kick and Kill' Strategy

    The elusive quest for an HIV cure received a boost at the world AIDS conference on Tuesday as scientists said they had forced the virus out of a hiding place where it had lurked after being suppressed by drugs.

  • Cancer Treatment Clears Two Australian Men of HIV

    Cancer Treatment Clears Two Australian Men of HIV

    In a discovery that raises hope for a cure for AIDS, two Australian men have been found to be HIV-free after receiving stem cells to treat cancer. The two patients' virus levels became undetectable after bone-marrow therapy with stem cells.

  • Cancer Therapy Cures Two Australian Patients of HIV: Report

    Cancer Therapy Cures Two Australian Patients of HIV: Report

    Scientists have uncovered two new cases of HIV patients in whom the virus has become undetectable, according to the Nature journal

  • HIV Diagnosis Rate Falls by a Third in US: Researchers

    HIV Diagnosis Rate Falls by a Third in US: Researchers

    The annual rate of diagnosis with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, fell by a third in the United States between 2002 and 2011, researchers reported on Saturday.

  • Search for AIDS Cure Pushes Ahead Despite Setbacks

    Search for AIDS Cure Pushes Ahead Despite Setbacks

    Scientists on Saturday vowed to press ahead with their quest for a cure for AIDS, despite losing a veteran colleague and suffering a setback in research.

  • Colleagues Hail AIDS Pioneer Killed in Downed Malaysian Plane

    Colleagues Hail AIDS Pioneer Killed in Downed Malaysian Plane

    AIDS researcher Joep Lange, killed in the Malaysian jet crash in Ukraine, was a pioneer of cheap anti-retrovirals for the poor, colleagues said on Friday, remembering him as a man of compassion and vision.

  • Biomarker Discovery May Lead to New HIV Treatment

    Biomarker Discovery May Lead to New HIV Treatment

    If confirmed, the biomarker may be able to predict which patients will benefit most from the therapeutic HIV vaccine candidate Vacc-4x.

  • India Home to 3rd Highest Number of HIV-Infected People: United Nations

    India Home to 3rd Highest Number of HIV-Infected People: United Nations

    India has the third-highest number of people living with HIV in the world with 2.1 million Indians accounting for about four out of 10 people infected with the deadly virus in the Asia-Pacific region, according to a UN report.

  • AIDS Deaths up in Russia, Against Global Trend

    AIDS Deaths up in Russia, Against Global Trend

    The number of deaths from AIDS is going up in Russia, contrary to a global downward trend, a senior Russian health official said on Wednesday, blaming a lack of public education about HIV infection.

  • Global AIDS Epidemic Can be Controlled by 2030, UN Says

    Global AIDS Epidemic Can be Controlled by 2030, UN Says

    The United Nations said on Wednesday new HIV infections and deaths from AIDS were decreasing, making it possible to control the epidemic by 2030.

  • India Caps Prices of 108 More Medicines; Drugmakers to Take Hit

    India Caps Prices of 108 More Medicines; Drugmakers to Take Hit

    India's pharmaceutical pricing regulator has cut and capped the prices of more than 100 drugs used to treat diseases ranging from diabetes to HIV to malaria, a move likely to hit the profit margins of drug firms like Sanofi SA, Abbott Laboratories an...

  • Key High-Risk HIV Groups Threaten AIDS Progress, Warns The WHO

    Key High-Risk HIV Groups Threaten AIDS Progress, Warns The WHO

    Five key groups, including gay men, prostitutes and prisoners, have stubbornly high rates of HIV that are threatening progress in the global AIDS battle, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Friday.

  • Girl Hoped To Have Been Cured Of HIV Has Relapsed

    Girl Hoped To Have Been Cured Of HIV Has Relapsed

    A US girl born with the AIDS virus and in remission for years despite stopping treatment now shows signs that she still harbors HIV - and therefore is not cured. The news is a setback to hopes that very early treatment with powerful HIV drugs might r...

  • 13 HIV Positive Children Denied School in Goa As Parents Threaten Boycott

    13 HIV Positive Children Denied School in Goa As Parents Threaten Boycott

    13 HIV positive orphans have been repeatedly denied admission to schools in a Goa town because of strong objections from residents.

  • Goa School Shuts Down over HIV-Positive Students

    Goa School Shuts Down over HIV-Positive Students

    A deadlock between the parent teachers association (PTA) and management over granting of admission to 13 HIV-positive students has forced the school authorities to temporarily close down the educational institution.

  • New York Can End HIV Crisis by 2020: Governor

    New York Can End HIV Crisis by 2020: Governor

    New York state can end its three-decade HIV crisis by the year 2020, Governor Andrew Cuomo said Sunday as he announced an ambitious plan to deliver a knockout blow to the epidemic by boosting testing, reducing new infections and expanding treatment.

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