People with HIV should be given antiretroviral drugs as soon as they are diagnosed with the virus to significantly reduce their chances of developing AIDS and other serious illnesses, a large global study has found.
Scientists have used a computer programme to "redesign" an antibody which is highly potent and can neutralise more strains of the AIDS-causing human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) than any known natural antibody.
There shall be no discrimination in providing health and life insurances to HIV positive people and it should "preferably" at regular rate of premium, a standing committee of Rajya Sabha has said in a report on a bill to stop discrimination against those suffering from HIV/AIDS.
Mumbai-based doctor has developed a new medicine for AIDS patients, sourced from the human immunodeficiency virus itself.Dr Rajesh Shah, a homoeopath and organising secretary of the World Homoeopathy Summit tested the drug on humans for safety and efficacy and found the results to be encouraging
The potential of homeopathic medicine to successfully treat dreaded diseases like AIDS, TB and hemophilia will be among the host of topics to be discussed at the two-day second 'World Homeopathy Summit' opening here on April 11, a top official said on Wednesday.
About a thousand people still contract tuberculosis daily in Europe and Central Asia, despite an overall decline of the disease, a report by the Europe Centre for Disease Prevention and Control(ECDC) revealed Tuesday.