स्पेशल रिपोर्ट : सेक्स व्यापार और एचआईवी
Dec 6, 2013
Hepatitis C: The silent epidemic
Oct 25, 2013
World | Donald G. Mcneil Jr, The New York Times | Thursday March 6, 2014
When scientists made the stunning announcement last year that a baby born with HIV had apparently been cured through aggressive drug treatment just 30 hours after birth, there was immediate scepticism that the child had ever been infected in the firs...
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 4, 2014
The Union Health Ministry, which has drawn new guidelines for treating rape victims, has asked all hospitals to set up a designated room for forensic and medical examination of victims besides outlawing the two-finger test performed on them, dubbing ...
World | Press Trust of India | Sunday March 2, 2014
Real-time social media like Twitter could be used to track HIV incidence and drug-related behaviours to help detect and potentially prevent outbreaks, a new study has found.
Wednesday February 26, 2014
The approval from the US Food and Drug Administration is for Rifabutin Capsules USP, in strength of 150 mg, said Lupin in a statement.
Thursday February 20, 2014
Commenting on the development, MSD in India Managing Director K G Ananthakrishnan said the partnership is aligned with the company's commitment towards patients in India.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday February 4, 2014
Kerala has seen an increase in the number of HIV positive cases, a minister said on Tuesday.
Cities | Mid-Day.com | Monday December 23, 2013
72-year-old Harish Pandey (name changed) had come from Mumbai to look for a bride for his 41-year-old son.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday December 23, 2013
Retired sex workers from Asia's largest red-light district of Kolkata's Sonagachi would soon be rehabilitated in a new home.
Tuesday December 10, 2013
The company has received final approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) for its Abacavir Sulfate Lamivudine, and Zidovudine Tablets, Lupin Ltd said in a statement.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday December 6, 2013
Signs of HIV have returned in two American men who appeared to have briefly eradicated the virus after bone marrow transplants for cancer, US doctors said on Friday.
World | Associated Press | Tuesday December 3, 2013
President Barack Obama announced a new initiative at the National Institutes of Health in pursuit of a cure for HIV, saying his administration is redirecting $100 million into the project to find a new generation of therapies.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday November 25, 2013
The number of adolescents infected by the HIV virus has jumped by one third over the past decade.
World | Reuters | Thursday November 21, 2013
More than a quarter of a million children each year are born infected with the virus that causes AIDS, but too few are being tested early to receive treatment and prolong their lives, the United Nations said on Wednesday.
World | Reuters | Thursday November 7, 2013
HIV epidemics are becoming more concentrated in marginalised groups such as sex workers, drug users and gay men, and could defy global attempts to combat AIDS if attitudes do not change, a U.N. expert said.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday November 2, 2013
US scientists seeking to unravel the mysteries of HIV have made an important breakthrough after capturing the clearest image yet of a protein which allows the deadly virus to attack human immune cells, new research showed on Tuesday.
India | Sutapa Deb | Saturday October 26, 2013
About 150 million people worldwide live with Hepatitis C virus infection, with the disease killing nearly 3.5 lakh people each year. In India nearly 12 million are estimated to be infected by Hepatitis C. Most infections remain unknown, undiagnosed a...
World | Press Trust of India | Thursday October 24, 2013
A three-year-old US girl who was given emergency treatment within 30 hours of being born with AIDS remains free from the deadly virus even after 18 months -the first time HIV has been put into remission in a child.
World | Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 23, 2013
A US-based nanotechnology firm, headed by an Indian-origin scientist, claims to have created an inexpensive mobile device and app that can accurately test for AIDS in just under an hour.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 2, 2013
Properties of a self-proclaimed doctor, who cheated patients by prescribing a "miracle medicine" as a cure for diseases like HIV and cancer, has been attached by a special court which termed them as "proceeds of crime".
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday October 2, 2013
Some diseases just have a bad name. But even when their commonly known labels glorify Nazi doctors or slander certain ethnic groups, old habits are hard to change, experts say. Medical conditions, viruses and even personality quirks have long been na...