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First ever HIV immunotherapy drug proves safe in phase 1 trial, paves way to cure

Phase 1 trial is milestone for team at University of North Carolina, which won $20 million grant to make their ideas a reality.

22 Sep 2018 10:28 AM

Health Ministry announces implementation of HIV, AIDS Act from Sept 10

Passed on April 20, 2017, the Act prohibits discrimination against people with HIV in terms of treatment, employment and workplace.

11 Sep 2018 12:07 PM

HIV prevention pill reaching more people who need it

Study found self-reported PrEP use among men is approximately doubling each year.

10 Sep 2018 10:55 AM

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 patients may soon be offered a once-a-month injection to keep AIDS at bay

Results from landmark trial show that monthly injection is as effective as daily cocktail of ART medication parents have to currently take.

16 Aug 2018 2:00 PM


New HIV therapy can boost immunity

The drug is a promising strategy for patients who have run out of effective treatment options.

16 Aug 2018 8:59 AM

This antibody can block B cells from fighting pathogens among HIV patients

New study was conduced by scientists from the Laboratory of Immunogenetics at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.

14 Aug 2018 1:59 PM

After hospitals deny treatment, Odisha man diagnosed HIV positive hangs self

Distressed over the delay in operating his hand, the man also felt humiliated by the villager’s treatment towards him.

25 Jul 2018 5:05 PM

Youth kills self after being denied treatment

Following the incident, father of the youth lodged a police complaint alleging negligence on the part of hospitals.

25 Jul 2018 2:06 AM

International AIDS Conference 2018: All you need to know about Amsterdam summit

First convened during peak of AIDS epidemic in 1985, it continues to provide forum for intersection of science, advocacy, and human rights.

24 Jul 2018 9:14 PM


AIDS drugs show more promise for preventing new infections

Until there’s a vaccine, condoms are the best way to prevent HIV infection.

24 Jul 2018 2:39 PM

India sees major reductions in HIV infections: UN report

Joint UN Agency on AIDS (UNAIDS) report warned epidemic was growing in Pakistan.

20 Jul 2018 11:00 AM

HIV infection doubles heart disease risk, says study

Analysis of global figures, published in Circulation, reveals HIV-associated cardiovascular disease has more than tripled in past 20 years.

19 Jul 2018 5:02 PM

UN says global fight against AIDS is at 'precarious point'

This rapid and sustained increase in people getting treatment helped drive a 34 percent drop in AIDS-related deaths from 2010 to 2017.

19 Jul 2018 11:11 AM

Rescued Thai boys may have 'cave disease'; here’s everything you need to know

A healthy person who’s been exposed may show no signs or symptoms at all.

16 Jul 2018 3:13 PM


Candidate HIV vaccine passes key early test

The candidate vaccine has now advanced to the next phase of the pre-approval trial process and will be tested in 2,600 women.

09 Jul 2018 5:05 PM

'Novel HIV vaccine found safe, effective'

The relevance of vaccine protection in rhesus monkeys to clinical efficacy in humans remains unclear.

09 Jul 2018 4:38 PM

Hong Kong scientists may have found ‘functional cure’ for HIV

Major breakthrough could see a new antibody be used for both prevention and treatment.

15 Jun 2018 6:12 PM

Stigma may keep women from using HIV-prevention drugs

Greater social awareness and acceptance could go a long way toward normalizing the use of PrEP and increasing women’s comfort pursuing it.

15 Jun 2018 2:26 PM

HIV drug: Not as potent as previously thought

Here is what a new study has found.

12 Jun 2018 9:16 AM