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HIV treatment still undermined by stigma

Drugs have been developed against HIV but stigma is still high and, in some areas of the world, it is hindering prevention strategies.

Those with HIV have a compromised immunity which makes them even more susceptible to TB. (HT FILE PHOTO)
Those with HIV have a compromised immunity which makes them even more susceptible to TB. (HT FILE PHOTO)
Updated on Feb 02, 2023 02:33 PM IST
By, Delhi

Tips to avoid and fight sexual health diseases in men and women

By being informed about sexually transmitted diseases and taking steps to protect oneself, one can help reduce the spread of STDs and improve overall sexual health. Here are a few tips for both men and women to fight sexual health diseases

Tips to avoid and fight sexual health diseases in men and women (cottonbro studio )
Tips to avoid and fight sexual health diseases in men and women (cottonbro studio )
Updated on Dec 08, 2022 05:22 PM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

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
ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

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
ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

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
PTI |

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
ByHindustan Times

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
ByTapatrisha Das | Edited by Parmita Uniyal, Delhi

Fungal infections cause more AIDs deaths than tuberculosis

As more and more people are treated for HIV infection, deaths will continue to come down. But the fall is slower than it should be, and the reason for the tardiness of this decrease in deaths is fungal disease.

Fungal infections cause more AIDs deaths than tuberculosis, here’s what we can do about it(Pixabay)
Fungal infections cause more AIDs deaths than tuberculosis, here’s what we can do about it(Pixabay)
Published on Feb 13, 2022 01:10 PM IST
PTI | , Manchester

Tests of HIV vaccine using mRNA technology have begun

Despite four decades of research, doctors have yet to develop a vaccine to protect people from the virus that causes AIDS, which kills hundreds of thousands of people around the world each year.

Tests of HIV vaccine using mRNA technology have begun
Tests of HIV vaccine using mRNA technology have begun
Updated on Jan 28, 2022 08:37 AM IST
AFP |

40 years of HIV/AIDS: The progression of a pandemic

About 38 million people live with HIV, the virus that leads to AIDS. Since the first cases in 1981, almost an equal number have died with it. Where to now?

40 years of HIV/AIDS: The progression of a pandemic(Imago Images/Science Photo Library)
40 years of HIV/AIDS: The progression of a pandemic(Imago Images/Science Photo Library)
Published on Dec 01, 2021 05:07 PM IST
ByDeutsche Welle, Delhi

HIV infection rates not decreasing fast enough: UNAIDS

Ahead of World AIDS Day, the report by the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS said shortcomings in the pandemic response can also be seen in the fight against the decades-old disease.

HIV infection rates not decreasing fast enough to reach goal of eradicating AIDS by 2030: UNAIDS
HIV infection rates not decreasing fast enough to reach goal of eradicating AIDS by 2030: UNAIDS
Published on Nov 30, 2021 08:37 AM IST
AFP | | Posted by Krishna Priya Pallavi, Delhi

Unseen Lion King poster, rejected Broadway ones on sale to support AIDS group

Theatrical poster designer Frank Verlizzo is selling prints of his 16 posters that were either rejected, never pitched or part of a group of submissions. The offerings include alternative posters for Disney's The Lion King, Matilda, Cabaret, Equus and others

Unseen Lion King poster, rejected Broadway ones on sale to support AIDS group(Twitter/jessrickson/StoryBeatPod)
Unseen Lion King poster, rejected Broadway ones on sale to support AIDS group(Twitter/jessrickson/StoryBeatPod)
Updated on Apr 20, 2021 10:21 AM IST
AP |

Pune woman alleges doctor husband purposely injected her with HIV

The woman has submitted in her complaint that the husband’s family asked for money from her parents and she obliged.

The HIV test will reveal how old is the infection, how was it transmitted - sexually or through blood stream(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The HIV test will reveal how old is the infection, how was it transmitted - sexually or through blood stream(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Dec 01, 2018 10:30 AM IST
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