It's not only the dangers of contracting HIV/AIDS or even an unknown pregnancy when you have unprotected sex. There are a number of diseases that are transmitted via sexual contact with an infected person. In India, although
The US on Wednesday launched a $30 million initiative to support Cambodia's fight against HIV/AIDS, the US embassy here said. The five-year project is part of the US President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, Xinhua reported. It
An Academy Award nominated documentary tracking the history of the AIDS epidemic in the US was recently screened in Delhi.
Directed by David France, ‘How to survive a plague’ is a detailed narrative of HIV/AIDS activism in
India has made healthcare services more accessible, affordable and equitable, especially for those living in the remotest parts of the country, union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said. ‘Government of India has stepped in to
Mumbai seems to be battling HIV and TB really well. With the two diseases forming a deadly combo it was one of the leading causes of deaths in patients. The two diseases are finally coming under control in Mumbai. The city has
For Rachel, 34, the journey from being an abandoned child to a widow, whose emaciated body battles HIV and cancer, has been a painful one. Rachel's only fault was that she unknowingly fell in love with a man who was an injecting
American scientists have developed a new approach to vaccine design that could be useful against HIV and other viruses which change their structure quickly, says a new study.
The study, which appeared March 28 in Science
A new type of HIV treatment plan could be on the horizon which is enough to achieve a ‘functional cure in a small proportion of patients diagnosed early, according to new research.
Scientists in France who followed 14 patients
A doctor has poured cold water on what was termed ‘the greatest medical breakthrough of the century’ about a Mississippi baby being cured of HIV with a dose of heavy antiretroviral treatments. Dr Mark Siedner, a research
The report of an American toddler 'functionally cured' of HIV has raised hopes of a breakthrough in the global fight to end the AIDS epidemic, but researchers suggest treating the development with caution. Calling it "The
The number of people living with HIV/AIDS in India has not increased according to the union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said. In a written reply in the Lok Sabha, Azad said under the National AIDS Control Programme (NACP),
In a bid to target vulnerable groups in coastal cities, the department of AIDS control has teamed up with the shipping ministry to provide treatment, support and preventive care to port workers as well as fishermen, seafarers,
A 30-year-old HIV-positive patient from Nigeria got a new lease of life after a kidney transplant at a private hospital here, a doctor said on Sunday. ‘Ben Agande (name changed), was bed-ridden due to kidney ailment. He was
Antiretroviral (ARV) drugs are the first line therapy for patients with HIV, but they still have a higher mortality rate than their uninfected counterparts. Subsequently, HIV patients develop inflammation that damages the