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.
Tuesday January 20, 2015
In a BSE filing, Strides Arcolab said, "It has entered into a licensing agreement with Gilead Sciences, Inc under which Gilead has extended non-exclusive rights to Strides to manufacture and distribute Tenofovir Alafenamide (TAF), both as a single ag...
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday January 12, 2015
A five-year-old girl in China contracted HIV through a blood transfusion, state media reported, the latest case to shine a light on an issue that has long bedevilled the country.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday January 9, 2015
Women who use a specific type of injectable birth control have a slightly higher risk of HIV infection than those who take the pill, said a study today.
Tuesday December 30, 2014
Drug firm Lupin has received a tentative approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market a generic version of Prezista tablets used in treating HIV infection.
Press Trust of India | Monday December 29, 2014
The peer leaders also communicated information about HIV prevention and testing to the participants.
Friday December 26, 2014
Drug major Lupin has received approval of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market a generic version of ViiV Healthcare's 'Epivir' tablets, used in treating HIV infection, in the American market. Shares in Lupin rose nearly 1 per cent duri...
Tuesday December 23, 2014
Drug major Cipla's subsidiary - Cipla Medpro - has bagged an order worth 2 billion rands (around Rs 1,100 crore) for HIV drugs from the South African government.
Top Stories | Monday December 22, 2014
An unlicensed Cambodian doctor was charged today over an apparent mass HIV infection in a remote village after admitting he reused needles when treating patients, officials said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday December 22, 2014
Beijing has pledged to provide medical treatment and a living allowance for an HIV-positive 8-year-old boy who was last week threatened with expulsion from his village, state media reported today.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday December 20, 2014
The grandfather of a Chinese HIV-positive boy has defended his support for a petition to banish him from their village, media reported Saturday, in a case that has sparked intense soul-searching in China.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Friday December 19, 2014
A total of 143 people including 15 pregnant women were tested HIV positive this year, an official of Tripura State AIDS Control Society (TSACS) said today.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday December 18, 2014
The plight of a Chinese boy with the HIV virus, reportedly pushed to leave his home by 200 villagers who signed a petition, sparked intense online soul-searching in the country on Thursday.
World News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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.