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AIDS awareness: Therapy prescribed for people with HIV

Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) has been in existence for a long time now and people are still not aware of how to deal with the patient. Here's what doctors recommend

AIDS awareness: Therapy prescribed for people with HIV (Anna Shvets)
AIDS awareness: Therapy prescribed for people with HIV (Anna Shvets)
Updated on Dec 02, 2022 01:44 PM IST

World AIDS Day 2022: Date, history, significance and theme this year

World AIDS Day 2022: Here's all you need to know all about the date, history, significance and theme this year of World AIDS Day in lieu of the major global health issue of HIV

World AIDS Day 2022: Date, history, significance and theme this year (Twitter/lambton_ph)
World AIDS Day 2022: Date, history, significance and theme this year (Twitter/lambton_ph)
Updated on Dec 01, 2022 08:10 AM IST

Kolkata: Cafe run by HIV-positive youths breaks stigmas, attracts crowds

'Positive Cafe', first started in a 100-sq ft garage in Jodhpur Park in 2018 by Dr Kallol Ghosh, recently changed address and moved to bigger space in Ballygunge to accommodate the "increasing rush of customers".

A cafe run by seven HIV-positive youths in Kolkata’s Ballygunge area is attracting prejudice-free customers from all walks of life, besides clearing misconceptions about the disease.(ANI)
A cafe run by seven HIV-positive youths in Kolkata’s Ballygunge area is attracting prejudice-free customers from all walks of life, besides clearing misconceptions about the disease.(ANI)
Updated on Apr 11, 2022 06:43 PM IST

Ending TB by 2025 needs more clinical research on drug resistance

Dr Lorenzo Guglielmetti is a doctor and the Médecins Sans Frontières director of the international endTB project. Dr Vijay Chavan is a chest specialist at the MSF TB Clinic in Mumbai.

A few weeks after the initial diagnosis of TB, more bad news awaited Zainab. Microbiological tests showed that the TB bacteria were resistant to all four usual TB drugs and to some of the drugs used to treat drug-resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB).
A few weeks after the initial diagnosis of TB, more bad news awaited Zainab. Microbiological tests showed that the TB bacteria were resistant to all four usual TB drugs and to some of the drugs used to treat drug-resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB).
Published on Apr 02, 2022 03:27 PM IST

Woman survives HIV through umbilical cord blood transplant method

HIV can be controlled through powerful antiretroviral drugs; however, a cure is the key to end an age-old pandemic. As of now, nearly 38 million people across the world are diagnosed with HIV, and around 73 percent of the patients are under treatment.

A woman survives HIV through umbilical cord blood transplant method
A woman survives HIV through umbilical cord blood transplant method
Updated on Feb 17, 2022 02:47 PM IST
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