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.
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.
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.
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:
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.
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.
01 Dec 2015
Visakhapatnam: The modern anti-retoviral therapy (ART) has changed the course of treatment of HIV disease as the person diagnosed with the disease at an early age can live a normal lifespan, if the therapy is started promptly, a medical expert claimed today.