World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday December 17, 2014
First one of his sons died, then another and another. By 1996, Khalid al-Jabor had lost five children to AIDS, all victims of contaminated blood allegedly exported to Iraq by a French firm now owned by drug giant Sanofi.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday December 16, 2014
Cambodian health authorities on Tuesday said more than 80 people - including children and the elderly - who tested positive for HIV/AIDS in a single remote village may have been infected by contaminated needles.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday December 14, 2014
A new biosensor can measure what is going on within HIV-infected cells in real-time and also provide insight on the interactions between the AIDS virus and the tuberculosis causing bacteria within the cells.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday December 4, 2014
A panel of experts convened by US health regulators failed on Wednesday to decide whether a lifetime ban should be lifted on gay men donating blood, following two days of heated deliberations.
World | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 2, 2014
The rapid evolution of HIV, which has allowed the virus to develop resistance to patients' immunity, is at the same time slowing the virus's ability to cause AIDS, according to a new research.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday December 2, 2014
The questions teenagers ask about HIV are brutally honest, anonymous- and sent in 160 characters or less over mobile phone text messages.
World | Reuters | Tuesday December 2, 2014
Rapid evolution of HIV, the human immunodeficiency virus, is slowing its ability to cause AIDS, according to a study of more than 2,000 women in Africa.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday December 1, 2014
The World Health Organization issued a call to action to China on Monday over HIV/AIDS as government figures said nearly half a million people are living with the disease or its precursor, with hundreds of thousands more thought to be undiagnosed.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday November 30, 2014
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam has called for more public support in caring for HIV patients, and move towards an HIV-free society.
Offbeat | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday November 26, 2014
If you are done with the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, pull up your shirts for the HIV Shower Selfie Challenge.
World | Reuters | Wednesday November 26, 2014
Just 30 percent of Americans living with HIV have the virus in check, putting others at risk of infection, US health officials said on Tuesday.
World | Reuters | Wednesday November 19, 2014
A five-year, fast-track battle against HIV could end the global threat of the AIDS epidemic by 2030, the United Nations said on Tuesday, but failing to move quickly might allow the deadly virus to spring back.
Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday October 30, 2014
In the context of HIV prevention, tweets have been shown to identify people who are currently or soon to engage in sexual or drug-related risk behaviours.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday October 10, 2014
HIV/AIDS cases have been steadily going up in Arunachal Pradesh over the past five years, with 223 cases being recorded till last March.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday October 3, 2014
A French court on Thursday sentenced a 40-year-man described by prosecutors as a "charmer" and "seducer" to 12 years behind bars for knowingly transmitting HIV.
India | Reuters | Wednesday October 1, 2014
India could run out of a critical medicine in its free HIV/AIDS drugs programme in three weeks due to bureaucratic bungling, a senior government official said, leaving more than 150,000 sufferers without life-saving drugs for about a month.
World | Reuters | Thursday September 4, 2014
Oregon researchers developing a vaccine that has shown promise in preventing HIV infection in primates said on Wednesday they have been awarded a $25 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
India | Written by Sutapa Deb | Saturday August 30, 2014
In Yamuna Bazaar, under the flyovers of modern Delhi, a virtual sea of broken bodies can be seen -- hundreds of homeless men who live by pulling a rickshaw or sorting and selling garbage.
India | Shikha Trivedy | Friday August 22, 2014
HIV positive people continue to face social boycott and discrimination in many parts of the country. The ordeal of 49 HIV positive girls in Surat, one of Gujarat's most industrialised and prosperous cities, clearly underscores the prevalence of such ...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 17, 2014
Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar shared a meal with HIV-positive children, to dispel the misconception that the dreaded disease is transmitted by mere touch.