Two in three people in the world still don't get access to safe and affordable surgery

It turns out that 2/3rd of our world's population are still deprived of safe and affordable surgery.

HIV outbreak hits US county

A county in the US state of Indiana has been hit with an HIV outbreak, with 142 people testing positive since late last year, health authorities said.

US state's HIV outbreak tops 100 cases

Indiana health officials say more than 100 people have tested positive for HIV in an outbreak of the virus among intravenous drug users in the central state.

Mumbai doctor develops promising medicine for AIDS patients

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

HIV spreads like internet malware

 Researchers have created a new model for HIV progression which shows that the virus spreads in a similar way to some computer worms and predicts that early treatment is key to warding off AIDS.

HIV spreads like 'computer worms'

A new has found that HIV spreads in a way similar to some computer worms, and hence early treatment may be the key to treat AIDS.

World Homeopathy Summit opens in Mumbai on April 11

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.

HIV can spread early, evolve in patients' brains

Researchers have discovered that HIV can begin replicating in the brain as early as four months after initial infection.

Tuberculosis major killer disease in Ganjam

With over 200 people dying every year, tuberculosis has emerged as a major killer disease in Ganjam district of Odisha after the AIDS.

HIV not as infectious soon after transmission as thought

 People who have just contracted HIV may not be as highly infectious during this early stage as previously thought, according to a new study.

Tuberculosis still raging in Eastern Europe

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.

Anti-herpes drug may help treat HIV: Study

Valacyclovir, a drug commonly used to treat genital herpes, may help reduce the levels of HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, even when patients do not have herpes, a study has suggested.

Learning he is HIV positive, engineer sets family ablaze

An engineer in the Betul district of Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday locked himself with his wife and two daughters in a car and set it ablaze as part of an alleged suicide pact.

What kills more women than AIDS and breast cancer? Dirty water

Diseases spread through dirty water and poor sanitation are the fifth biggest killer of women worldwide, causing more deaths than AIDS, diabetes or breast cancer, researchers say. 

Gorilla origins of two AIDS virus lineages confirmed: Study

Two of the four known groups of human AIDS viruses originated in western lowland gorillas in Cameroon, scientists said.

Payment delays dent India's flagship health, AIDS programmes

India`s main public health programmes, aimed at millions of rural poor, have been in disarray for months because the government changed the way that over $1.3 billion in federal funds were distributed, according to data and letters seen by Reuters.

Now, a film on AIDS and motherhood

 Pocket Films, known for bringing short films to the forefront, is here with a film titled “O Mother”, an attempt by director Prashant Bhagia to spread awareness about women with AIDS.

For Clinton, her family foundation may pose campaign risks

The foundation launched by former President Bill Clinton more than a decade ago has battled HIV and AIDS in Africa, educated millions of children and fed the poor and hungry around the globe.

AIDS: New drug shields monkeys from infection, says study

Scientists said Wednesday a new drug tested on monkeys provided an astonishingly effective shield against an animal version of the AIDS virus, a major gain in the quest for an HIV vaccine.

Health groups say AIDS number 1 killer of adolescents in Africa

The 16-year-old Kenyan girl found out she was HIV-positive and pregnant at a clinic in the Korogocho slums two years ago.