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  • Gates Foundation Awards $25 Million to HIV Vaccine Research

    Gates Foundation Awards $25 Million to HIV Vaccine Research

    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.

  • HIV/AIDS: Success Becomes the Enemy

    HIV/AIDS: Success Becomes the Enemy

    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.

  • Village Boycotts Independence Day Celebration By HIV+ Children

    Village Boycotts Independence Day Celebration By HIV+ Children

    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 ...

  • Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Shares Meal With HIV-Positive Children

    Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Shares Meal With HIV-Positive Children

    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.

  • China Airline Sued For Rejecting HIV Carriers: Report

    China Airline Sued For Rejecting HIV Carriers: Report

    Two HIV-positive passengers and a friend are suing a Chinese airline for refusing to let them on board, in the country's first such lawsuit, state media reported Friday.

  • Every Village in Goa Has HIV Patient, Says Minister

    Every Village in Goa Has HIV Patient, Says Minister

    Goa does not have a single village unaffected with HIV, state Health Minister Laxmikant Parsekar said today.

  • HIV Infections Rise, Thwart Brazil's AIDS Efforts

    HIV Infections Rise, Thwart Brazil's AIDS Efforts

    The devastating news didn't make sense to Brazilian Pierre Freitaz. How was it possible that, at age 17, he was infected with HIV if his only boyfriend seemed fit and healthy?

  • Activists Praise India's AIDS Programme, But Challenges Remain

    Activists Praise India's AIDS Programme, But Challenges Remain

    The recently concluded 20th International AIDS Conference had an important takeaway for India's - the momentum of the fight against HIV cannot be dropped.

  • 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.

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