The high court was deciding the appeal filed by the man who was held guilty by the trial court of the offence of raping his step daughter, who was around 15-year-old at the time of offence in 2015, and since he was infected with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), he was also convicted for the offence of attempt to murder.
Updated on Dec 09, 2020 02:42 PM IST
New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar
The ICMR released its findings from a case-control study conducted on the sudden increase in the detection of HIV among attendees of an Integrated Counselling and Testing Centre located in a district hospital in Unnao.
Published on Dec 05, 2020 09:22 PM IST
New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Deepali Sharma
‘Global problems need global solidarity’: UNAIDS Executive Director shares facts and figures on World AIDS Day 2020
As Covid-19 threatens the progress that the world has made in health and development over the past 20 years, including the gains made against HIV, Executive Director of UNAIDS Winnie Byanyima said in her message on World AIDS Day 2020, ‘the world cannot make the same mistakes it made in the fight against HIV, when millions in developing countries died waiting for treatment.’
Updated on Dec 01, 2020 04:26 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Zarafshan Shiraz
World AIDS Day 2020: Know all about the history, significance and theme this year of the major global health issue of HIV
World AIDS Day 2020: The theme this year ‘Ending the HIV/AIDS Epidemic: Resilience and Impact’ will be focused on creating global solidarity and providing resilient services.
Updated on Dec 02, 2020 11:15 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
Singer Elton John calls for wider HIV testing to curb transmissions amid Covid-19 and end new cases in England by 2030
To mark Worlds AIDS Day on Tuesday amid concerns that Covid-19 has affected access to tests and medication, England’s first HIV Commission - established by the Terrence Higgins Trust, National AIDS Trust and Elton John AIDS Foundation - will publish 20 recommendations to eradicate new HIV cases by 2030.
Updated on Dec 01, 2020 10:10 AM IST
London | By Reuters
With a new vaccine approach that would anticipate engineered immune cells from the patient’s body, scientists at Scripps Research have moved closer to attaining a triumph over HIV research.
Updated on Nov 23, 2020 07:23 PM IST
Washington [US] | By Asian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
Although there is no cure for HIV, the virus can be treated with antiretroviral medication, making it undetectable when there are too few copies of it in the blood to show up on standard blood tests.
Updated on Jul 28, 2020 03:39 PM IST
Mexico City | By Reuters | Posted by Saumya Sharma
The impact of Covid-19 could undo some of the significant progress against these diseases made over the past two decades, said Timothy Hallett, a professor at Imperial College London who co-led the study.
Updated on Jul 15, 2020 06:56 AM IST
London | By Reuters | Posted by Prashasti Singh
The case was described at an AIDS conference where researchers also disclosed an important prevention advance: A shot of an experimental medicine every two months worked better than daily Truvada pills to help keep uninfected gay men from catching HIV from an infected sex partner.
Published on Jul 07, 2020 06:44 PM IST
Associated Press | By Associated Press | Posted by Arpan Rai
Around 1.7 million people were infected by HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) in 2019 alone, said the Unaids report, adding that the progress in prevention, diagnosis and treatment was being impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Updated on Jul 07, 2020 07:12 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sanchita Sharma
As Hollywood tries to figure out how to resume production of movies and TV shows in the coronavirus era, one sector may be better prepared than others to deal with the challenges. The porn industry.
Updated on May 15, 2020 04:15 PM IST
Los Angeles | By Reuters
More than 100 vaccines are currently under pre-clinical trials and a couple of those have entered the human trial stage—at Oxford University in England made from a chimpanzee virus and in the US for a different vaccine produced by Moderna.
Updated on May 04, 2020 04:57 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Meenakshi Ray
Expressing his disappointment with the incident, Odisha health and family welfare minister Naba Kishore Das has ordered a probe into the incident.
Updated on Dec 14, 2019 11:59 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By Debabrata Mohanty
Odisha has registered 49,661 HIV positive cases from 2005 to October 2019 and 30,914 of those patients are on anti-retroviral therapy (ART).
Updated on Dec 13, 2019 11:56 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By Debabrata Mohanty
Women infected with HIV are more likely to enter menopause at an average age of 48 years which is 3 years younger than the general population.
Updated on Nov 07, 2019 10:34 AM IST
Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India, Toronto
Despite considerable scaling up of ART across the world on HIV, there were 1.7 million people newly infected with HIV in 2018. There are 2.14 million people living with HIV in India, with new infections rising in Assam, Mizoram, Meghalaya and Uttarakhand, and declining in Nagaland, Manipur, Delhi and Chhattisgarh.
Updated on Aug 12, 2019 01:57 PM IST
Hindustan Times,New Delhi | By Sanchita Sharma
Eamonn Murphy, UNAIDS regional director for Asia and the Pacific, tells Sanchita Sharma why countries must retool programmes and focus on prevention, including scaling up pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV-free persons at high risk of infection to end AIDS.
Updated on Aug 12, 2019 12:36 AM IST
The report was prepared after conducting tests on 2,000 prisoners by ART from April to June this year.
Updated on Jun 19, 2019 07:46 AM IST
Jamshedpur | By Debashish Sarkar
Bibi took her son to a local doctor, who prescribed paracetamol syrup for Raza and told her there was no need to worry. But she panicked after being alerted that several children who initially came down with a fever had tested positive for HIV in nearby villages.
Updated on May 17, 2019 08:23 AM IST
Ratodero (Pakistan) | By Press Trust of India
As many as 9,603 people have been found to be HIV positive in Uttarakhand in the last 16 years, and a significant number of these, 536, were women, according to the data of the Uttarakhand state AIDS Control society.
Updated on Feb 19, 2019 02:13 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Nainital | By Neeraj Santoshi
An HIV-positive American who had been deported from Singapore after serving a jail term has leaked online the personal data of 14,200 Singaporeans and foreigners diagnosed in the city-state with the virus.
Updated on Jan 29, 2019 11:38 PM IST
Singapore | By Reuters
A 24-year-old pregnant woman, who was accidentally transfused with HIV positive blood in Tamil Nadu last November, has delivered a baby girl in Madurai.
Published on Jan 17, 2019 11:52 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Chennai | By M Manikandan
On Saturday, citing academic research, financial magazine Caixin said juveniles were heavily involved in the gay dating app, where some teenagers had even hosted livestreaming. It added that many gay teenagers had unprotected sex through the app and contracted HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.
Updated on Jan 07, 2019 10:00 AM IST
Beijing | By Reuters
The HIV positive blood had been donated by a young man on November 30 and given to the woman on December 3 after technicians at a government blood bank’s laboratory found nothing wrong in the tests.
Updated on Dec 26, 2018 02:43 PM IST
Greg Louganis, inspired by the fight of a 14-year-old boy who had got HIV through blood transfusion, won the 3m springboard Olympic gold in Seoul.
Updated on Dec 15, 2018 08:25 PM IST
The company had terminated her in 2015 after she submitted a medical document for claiming medical benefits which revealed that she was diagnosed with HIV, following which company asked her to resign on the same day.
Updated on Dec 04, 2018 10:29 AM IST
Pune | By Asian News International
The 27-year-old resident of Pimple Saudagar area of PimpriChinchwad has approached the police with a complaint against the three Thergaon residents, her husband and his parents
Updated on Dec 01, 2018 03:26 PM IST
As against 54,167 positive cases of people living with HIV diagnosed in Maharashtra in 2011, only 15,119 new positive cases were detected in the first nine months of 2018.
Updated on Dec 01, 2018 02:44 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Pune | By Nozia Sayyed
The woman has submitted in her complaint that the husband’s family asked for money from her parents and she obliged.
Updated on Dec 01, 2018 10:30 AM IST
Almost 160,000 people were diagnosed in Europe with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), which causes AIDS, according to data from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and the World Health Organization’s (WHO) regional office for Europe.
Updated on Nov 28, 2018 12:07 PM IST
Reuters | By Reuters, London