HIV

People with HIV at increased risk of COPD

People with HIV at increased risk of COPD

People living with HIV have a significantly elevated risk of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and coughs, heart disease, preg...Read More

Georgia woman in trouble for saying she infected men with HIV in Facebook video

Georgia woman in trouble for saying she infected men with HIV in Facebook video

A Georgia woman Brandi Yakeima Lasiter dragged herself in trouble when she posted a video on Facebook saying she has infected many men wi...Read More

31 test positive for HIV in Pakistan’s Sindh province

31 test positive for HIV in Pakistan’s Sindh province

31 of 2,500 per­sons were found to be HIV posi­tive during a screening progra­mme for the virus conducted in Pakistan’s Sindh province, h...Read More

India calls for expanding antiretroviral therapy coverage to combat HIV/AIDS

India calls for expanding antiretroviral therapy coverage to combat HIV/AIDS

India, an important player in the global fight against AIDS, has called for focusing on efforts to invigorate research for improving diag...Read More

Pakistan seeks help from WHO to investigate HIV outbreak

Pakistan seeks help from WHO to investigate HIV outbreak

Karachi: The Pakistan government has sought the help of the World Health organisation (WHO) to probe the recent outbreak of HIV in the co...Read More

India reduced TB deaths in HIV people

India reduced TB deaths in HIV people

United Nations: India achieved an 84 per cent reduction in tuberculosis deaths among people living with HIV by 2017, the highest recorded...Read More

2nd patient ‘free’ of HIV, Clear indication that AIDS can be treated

2nd patient ‘free’ of HIV, Clear indication that AIDS can be treated

Paris: A second person has been cured of HIV, the virus that causes AIDS and affects close to 37 million people worldwide. It was a decad...Read More

Amitabh Bachchan expresses anger over women being discriminated for being Hepatitis B patients

Amitabh Bachchan expresses anger over women being discriminated for being Hepatitis B patients

Amitabh Bachchan, whose name is associated with many initiatives including polio, has called out people for discriminating against women....Read More

Batch of 12,000 blood plasma found contaminated with HIV

Batch of 12,000 blood plasma found contaminated with HIV

Beijing: A batch of over 12,000 human blood plasma has been found contaminated with HIV in China and the government has launched a probe ...Read More

Mumbai: Notify TB among kin, friends and earn Rs 500

Mumbai: Notify TB among kin, friends and earn Rs 500

Mumbai: In order to reduce the gap of missing tuberculosis patients, the state government has now decided to give a opportunity to an ind...Read More

New cell phone-based tool to detect HIV

New cell phone-based tool to detect HIV

Boston: Scientists have designed a portable and low-cost diagnostic tool, utilising a cell phone and nanotechnology, which can detect HIV...Read More

Maharashtra: Give anti-HIV pills even to those who unknowingly had unprotected sex, say experts

Maharashtra: Give anti-HIV pills even to those who unknowingly had unprotected sex, say experts

Mumbai: According to a World Health Organisation (WHO) guideline issued in 2014, regardless of the source of exposure of HIV, the person ...Read More

New HIV drug effectively reduces virus, boosts immunity: Study

New HIV drug effectively reduces virus, boosts immunity: Study

New York: A new intravenous HIV drug has shown to be effective in reducing virus, boost immunity among patients with advanced, multi-drug...Read More

Mumbai: Shortage of HIV medicines at JJ Hospital, complain patients

Mumbai: Shortage of HIV medicines at JJ Hospital, complain patients

Mumbai: Acute shortage of third line antiviral medicines at the HIV centre of the Sir Jamshedji Jeejeebhoy Hospital has led to a worrying...Read More

Maharashtra witnesses 24 percent rise in HIV deaths, reveals health ministry data

Maharashtra witnesses 24 percent rise in HIV deaths, reveals health ministry data

Mumbai: According to data from the central health ministry, the number of deaths due to Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) in Maharashtra...Read More

Sacha Baron Cohen teases new project ‘mocking’ Trump

Sacha Baron Cohen teases new project ‘mocking’ Trump

Los Angeles: Actor-comedian Sacha Baron Cohen has posted a teaser for a new project that appears to take on US President Donald Trump. “H...Read More

Sex and the city! STDs: Better safe than sorry

Sex and the city! STDs: Better safe than sorry

I am worried about sexually transmitted diseases were I to meet up, like and get intimate with someone from dating sites. Is it fair and ...Read More

China approves first home made anti-HIV drug

China approves first home made anti-HIV drug

Beijing: China has approved the first domestically developed, long-acting injectable HIV drug Albuvirtide which could be a boon to tens o...Read More

Mumbai: HIV-affected students to get admissions under RTE quota

Mumbai: HIV-affected students to get admissions under RTE quota

Mumbai: In good news for thousands instead lakhs of children, the Maharashtra government has decided to provide free education and admiss...Read More

Bhopal: 5 central jail prisoners test HIV positive on return

Bhopal: 5 central jail prisoners test HIV positive on return

Bhopal: Five prisoners released from Bhopal Central Jail in last one year were diagnosed with HIV, claimed the counsellor of antiretrovir...Read More

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