India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 29, 2015
While nation mourns the death of the "peoples' president", an orphaned girl from a far flung village of Odisha remembers the gesture of APJ Abdul Kalam towards her HIV positive siblings 10 years ago.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 29, 2015
Groundbreaking HIV researcher Dr Suniti Solomon, the first to bring to the world the prevalence of the infection in India in 1986 and one who successfully led research into the treatment of the deadly virus, died at her residence in Chennai on Tuesday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday July 22, 2015
A cure for HIV remains elusive, but scientists say the hunt is more hopeful than ever, based on the prospects of new research described at the International AIDS Society conference this week.
Kerala News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 21, 2015
Kerala government has decided to make awareness about dreaded disease AIDS mandatory among school students of class 8 to 12, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy today said.
World News | Press Turst of India | Tuesday July 21, 2015
Starting antiretroviral treatment early against HIV is highly effective at preventing sexual transmission of the deadly virus in partners, a new study conducted in nine countries, including India, has found.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday July 23, 2015
Despite evidence that taking powerful anti-HIV drugs can help protect uninfected partners from contracting the virus that causes AIDS, the therapy is far from becoming routinely prescribed, scientists said on Monday.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday July 21, 2015
A French teenager born with HIV and treated until age 6 is still free from infection 12 years after stopping the treatments, suggesting the first case of long term remission in a child infected from birth, researchers said on today.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday July 21, 2015
A French teenager born with HIV has been in remission for 12 years after stopping her medication, a world-first that renews hope for the prospect of early treatment, researchers said today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 15, 2015
India has been able to achieve a more than 20 per cent decline in new HIV infections between 2000 and 2014, reversing the spread of the virus, according to a UN report that says the world is on track to end the AIDS epidemic by 2030.
World News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 15, 2015
The AIDS epidemic can end by 2030, the UN said on Tuesday, highlighting the global response that has averted 30 million new HIV infections worldwide in the last 15 years including in India, which ranks among the top five worst affected countries.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday July 14, 2015
The world can end the AIDS epidemic by 2030, the United Nations said today, highlighting global success in rolling out life-saving drugs over the last 15 years.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday July 9, 2015
Like many women in Algeria infected by their husbands with HIV, 30-year-old Sihem is a victim twice over, living with her disease and suffering as a social outcast.
Reuters | Friday July 3, 2015
The vaccine, made by Johnson & Johnson, is being trialled on 400 healthy volunteers in the US, East Africa, South Africa and Thailand.
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.