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Hiv

Jul 28, 2020 15:38
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. read more
Jul 14, 2020 06:08
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. read more
Jul 07, 2020 18:44
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. read more
Jul 07, 2020 00:12
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. read more
May 15, 2020 15:51
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. read more
May 04, 2020 14:58
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. read more
Dec 14, 2019 23:59
Expressing his disappointment with the incident, Odisha health and family welfare minister Naba Kishore Das has ordered a probe into the incident. read more
Dec 13, 2019 23:56
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). read more
Nov 07, 2019 10:16
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. read more
Aug 12, 2019 13:57
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,... read more
Aug 11, 2019 23:47
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... read more
Jun 19, 2019 05:31
The report was prepared after conducting tests on 2,000 prisoners by ART from April to June this year. read more
May 17, 2019 08:22
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... read more
Feb 19, 2019 10:40
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. read more
Jan 29, 2019 11:20
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. read more