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Genetic switch may lead to HIV cure, says study

People with HIV virus can live normal lives with exceedingly low or even undetectable viral loads thanks due to antiretroviral therapies.

07 Dec 2018 2:18 PM

World AIDS Day: Here are a few things you need to know

HIV stands for human immunodeficiency virus while AIDS stands for acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.

01 Dec 2018 10:32 AM

New cell phone-based tool to detect HIV

Early detection of HIV is critical to prevent disease progression and transmission, and it requires long-term monitoring.

13 Nov 2018 2:04 PM

Shocking: Newborn baby contracts HIV virus from open blister on dad's arm

Virus appeared to have entered his system within the first few days of his life, before his father had been diagnosed with HIV.

29 Sep 2018 10:42 AM

HIV trials show new treatment could suppress virus for six months

The infusion offers hope of an alternative to the daily regimen of drugs that people living with HIV have to take to stay alive.

27 Sep 2018 2:23 PM


FDA approves two new HIV drugs from Merck

The drugs have been approved to treat adults with the most common strain of the virus, HIV-1.

01 Sep 2018 11:10 AM

HIV vaccine comes closer to reality

The research was presented at ASM Microbe, the American Society for Microbiology's annual meeting.

11 Jun 2018 6:41 PM

Experimental HIV vaccine may neutralise dozens of strains of virus

If successful, this would be the first vaccine available that protects people from contracting HIV.

05 Jun 2018 9:04 AM

HIV scare gets bigger in UP jails, minister ‘worried’

The Yogi Adityanath govt has now directed the health department to conduct the blood test on prisoners lodged in different jails across the state.

11 Mar 2018 1:14 AM

Charlie Sheen's ex-girlfriend sues him for allegedly exposing her to HIV

The woman further claimed in her lawsuit that the actor also dissuaded her from taking antiretroviral drugs.

25 Jun 2017 12:42 PM