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.
30 Oct 2014
Los Angeles: Tweets and Facebook posts could be a new tool to help curb the spread of HIV, scientists have found. Although public health researchers have focused early applications of social media on reliably monitoring the spread of diseases such as the flu, Sean Young of the Center for Digital Behavior at the University of California, Los Angeles, said in the future, social media might predict and even change biomedical outcomes.
14 Jun 2014
New York: Do you frequently use smart-phone dating apps to find a sexual partner? Give a second thought to this.
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:
17 Jun 2016
New Delhi: Japanese auto major Nissan today slashed the prices of automatic transmission variant of its premium hatchback Micra in India by up to Rs 54,252 on the back of increased parts localisation.
10 Jun 2016
Chicago: The World Health Organization is advising women living in areas where the Zika virus is being transmitted to delay getting pregnant, advice already given by several countries where the virus is in widespread transmission.
06 Apr 2016
New Delhi: A day after the Reserve Bank cut policy rate by 0.25 percent, Deputy Governor SS Mundra today expressed hope that transmission of lower interest rate through banks will be more effective this time.
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.
14 Apr 2015
New Delhi: The popular 'Vividh Bharati' services of All India Radio (AIR) will now be available to listeners in and around Delhi on mobile handsets with the launch of FM transmission of the channel.
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.