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Study finds African-Americans disproportionately endangered by HIV/AIDS

Less than 41 per cent of blacks had sustained viral suppression, according to the CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

09 Feb 2018 7:56 AM

Tread with caution in hospitals

It’s a fact of life: People checking into hospital face risks.

08 Feb 2018 2:16 AM

Researchers design tool to track HIV infection rates cheaply and accurately

Information gives indication of whether programmes, interventions designed to reduce number of new infections working in population.

06 Feb 2018 12:18 PM

Seven bacterial species may up HIV risk in women: study

The study also showed that the odds of HIV infection increased as concentrations of that bacterium increased.

28 Jan 2018 5:58 PM

Scientists create mini pill to release weekly dose of HIV medicine

Tiny device is latest attempt to make it easier for people on medication for chronic illnesses, including those infected with the AIDS.

10 Jan 2018 8:25 AM


Proper nutrition can help strengthen immunity while fighting AIDS

It is crucial to manage abnormalities caused by HIV.

20 Dec 2017 10:03 AM

Find out how marijuana might be helpful for HIV patients

Study has found that marijuana might really help HIV patients keep mental stamina longer.

13 Dec 2017 8:11 AM

Protection against STDs during oral sex low among youngsters

Study shows more than half youngsters engaged in fellatio last year, but only 8 percent of females and 9 percent of males used condom.

08 Dec 2017 12:01 PM

AIDS/HIV can be a possible cause of infertility

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01 Dec 2017 12:01 PM

World AIDS Day: Where does India stand on HIV-AIDS?

The HIV epidemic in India is concentrated, with high prevalence among high-risk groups.

01 Dec 2017 9:16 AM


Heart problems in HIV-positive adults remain under-treated

Researchers find 5.1 percent of HIV-positive adults received aspirin/antiplatelet therapy for primary prevention or cardiovascular disease

27 Nov 2017 8:10 AM

FDA approves first two-drug HIV regimen in US

The “one-pill, once-a-day combination” provides people living with HIV the option to reduce the number of antiretrovirals they take.

22 Nov 2017 7:40 AM

‘New ARV drugs, early diagnosis key to beating AIDS epidemic’

South Africa led the world with the number of people on treatment, at 4.2 million.

21 Nov 2017 1:14 AM

Canadian restaurant run by HIV-positive staff aims to smash stigma

Wearing aprons printed with such messages as “Kiss the HIV+ cook” and “I got HIV from pasta.

15 Nov 2017 3:28 PM

How HIV spreads through the body decoded

Simulations allowed them to tweak the model until they arrived at the most likely configurations for the molecular process.

13 Nov 2017 2:12 PM


New 'safe' immunotherapy offers hope for cancer patients with HIV

New category of immunotherapies, called checkpoint inhibitors, appears safe to use in patients with both advanced malignancies and HIV.

08 Nov 2017 8:12 AM

HIV care launched in Assam jails

Though Assam is categorised as low HIV prevalence state, it is estimated that there are 928 new HIV positive cases.

03 Nov 2017 7:17 AM

Italian man gets 24-yr jail term for infecting 32 women with HIV

Valentino Talluto, a 33-year-old accountant, seduced dozens of women via social networks for a decade before his arrest.

28 Oct 2017 7:44 PM

Scientists finally discover last unknown structure of HIV virus

Researchers claim if this part of viral cell’s assembly is stopped, the HIV virus will not be able to replicate.

20 Oct 2017 10:54 AM

HIV's functional cure may soon be a reality

Scientists announce that new drug may reduce an infected person’s viral load so far that HIV can no longer spread.

19 Oct 2017 12:46 PM