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Parliament passes HIV/AIDS Bill

Parliament passes HIV/AIDS Bill

The bill prohibits any kind of discrimination against such people on ground of treatment, employment and workplace. 

New technique makes cells resistant to HIV

New technique makes cells resistant to HIV

This success led the researchers to test the same technique against HIV. To infect a person, all strains of HIV need to bind with a cell surface receptor called CD4.

Scientists find a new way to zoom in on AIDS virus hideout

Scientists find a new way to zoom in on AIDS virus hideout

Scientists have found a way to pinpoint elusive white blood cells which will provide a hideout for the AIDS virus in people taking anti-HIV drugs.

Is it possible to detect lingering HIV in the brain? MRI scans can do it, say scientists!

Is it possible to detect lingering HIV in the brain? MRI scans can do it, say scientists!

The team looked at data from 146 HIV patients who were investigated for cognitive problems between 2011 and 2015.

Children living with HIV write letter to PM Modi after India runs out of life-saving drugs

Children living with HIV write letter to PM Modi after India runs out of life-saving drugs

Lopinavir syrup, the children-friendly HIV drug, has vanished from Indian markets.

China to help combat AIDS virus with traditional Chinese medicine

China to help combat AIDS virus with traditional Chinese medicine

The TCM push aligns with a recent effort by the government to make the practice a priority for both development and publicity.

HIV treatment may make patients susceptible to syphilis: Study

HIV treatment may make patients susceptible to syphilis: Study

All the gay/bisexual men who consume antiretroviral drugs to treat HIV infection may be unknowingly boosting their susceptibility to the bacteria responsible for syphilis.

How old is the AIDS virus? Scientists say half a billion years!

How old is the AIDS virus? Scientists say half a billion years!

As per the research, retroviruses have ancient marine origins, having been with their animal hosts through the evolutionary transition from sea to land.
 

Elusive structure of HIV machinery cracked

Elusive structure of HIV machinery cracked

HIV is a clever virus and has learned to evade even some of the best drugs on the market.

Blocking 'Type-I interferon' protein may help combat HIV

Blocking 'Type-I interferon' protein may help combat HIV

A new study has found that blocking a protein may help combat HIV.

Five facts you need to kow about HIV/AIDS

Five facts you need to kow about HIV/AIDS

HIV infection is often diagnosed through rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs), which detect the presence or absence of HIV antibodies. 

HIV vaccine efficacy study begins in South Africa

HIV vaccine efficacy study begins in South Africa

The new trial, to be conducted at 15 sites across South Africa, where more than 1,000 people become infected with HIV every day, aims to test whether it will provide greater and more sustained protection than the RV144 regimen.

Here's why you should get tested for HIV!

Here's why you should get tested for HIV!

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that everyone between the ages of 13 and 64 be tested for HIV at least once as part of routine medical care. 

Sri Lanka aims to be HIV free by 2030

Sri Lanka aims to be HIV free by 2030

 Sri Lanka is making timely interventions in its efforts to end the AIDS epidemic by 2030, as part of the Sustainable Development Goals, the UN Population Fund (UNFPA) said on Thursday.

Cabinet approves amendments to HIV, AIDS Bill

Cabinet approves amendments to HIV, AIDS Bill

The Cabinet on Wednesday here approved amendments to the HIV and AIDS (Prevention and Control) Bill, 2014, which was drafted to safeguard the rights of people living with and affected by the Human Immunodeficiency Virus.

What happens when a girl asks her fiancé to undergo premarital medical tests – WATCH

What happens when a girl asks her fiancé to undergo premarital medical tests – WATCH

The makers of the video have emphasised on the importance of a premarital medical test to ensure a happy married life sans medical issues.

Alexis Arquette died of AIDS-related complications?

Alexis Arquette died of AIDS-related complications?

Transgender actress Alexis Arquette reportedly died of AIDS-related illness.

Cancer immunotherapy may fight HIV too

A type of immunotherapy that has shown promising results against cancer could also be used against HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, suggests new research.

Breakthrough in AIDS treatment? Austrian researchers find potential remedy for terrible immune disease!

The research is based on a substance known as resveratrol, that occurs naturally in grapes as a means of defence against fungi and bacteria.