08 Jun 2016
Bangkok: Thailand has become the first Asian country to eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV, the World Health Organization said today, a milestone in the fight against the disease.
28 Apr 2016
Washington: A single antibody infusion can protect monkeys against infection with an HIV-like virus for up to 23 weeks, researchers have found.
20 Jul 2015
Toronto: Even in the absence of HIV therapy, some HIV-infected people may not suffer from AIDS for many years due to enhanced cholesterol metabolism in certain immune cells, which is an inherited trait, shows research.
19 Oct 2015
Washington: A rectal microbicide can be formulated as an enema to prevent HIV and possibly other sexually transmitted infections, according to a new study.
01 Dec 2015
United Nations: India, China and Pakistan are among the ten countries in the Asia-Pacific that account for 98 percent of youngsters aged 10 to 19 living with HIV, according to a UN report which said the region is facing a 'hidden epidemic' of HIV among adolescents.
20 Feb 2015
Washington: In a major step against HIV (human immunodeficiency virus), the virus that causes AIDS, scientists have announced the creation of a novel drug candidate that is so potent and universally effective it might work as part of an unconventional vaccine.
05 Aug 2015
London: Casting doubts on finding a cure for HIV anytime soon, British researchers have found that the virus can grow 'silently' in patients who are thought to be responding well to the treatment. Advances in anti-retro viral therapy given to HIV patients over the past 30 years mean that most patients can have their virus suppressed to almost undetectable levels and live a long and healthy life.
02 Dec 2015
Jerusalem: HIV-positive Israelis will be conscripted into the military for the first time, the army said today, a move welcomed by gay rights groups as an important step against discrimination.
01 Dec 2015
New Delhi: HIV-AIDS is considered to be a big taboo in the society. From the cure to its treatment, people believe in some presumed notions and myths about the deadly disease. As the world celebrates December 1 as the Aids Day, we bring you some of the most common myths that people follow blindly which actually needs to be taken care off:
18 Nov 2015
New York: "Two and a Half Men" star Charlie Sheen has revealed that he is HIV positive. The 50-year-old actor said he was diagnosed with the HIV virus that causes AIDS roughly four years ago.