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More parents want Goa school to kick out `HIV positive` kids

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 21:14

Impasse over continuation of 13-odd "HIV positive" students in a South Goa school has deepened with more parents now resolving to withdraw their wards from the school.

HIV re-emerges in `Mississippi baby`

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 10:14

Dashing the hopes of the scientists that doctors may have found a way to cure young children of HIV, a baby girl thought to have been cured of the dreaded virus, has now been detected with the return of the it in her blood.

UP launches mobile application for HIV awareness

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 10:11

Uttar Pradesh has launched a phone application for iPhone and android users to create awareness about HIV/AIDS, an official said Friday.

Goa school shuts down over HIV-positive students

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 18:22

A deadlock between the parent teachers association (PTA) and management over granting of admission to 13 HIV-positive students has forced the school authorities to temporarily close down the educational institution.

Semen protein may explain why HIV is so hard to combat

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 16:06

HIV infects human immune cells by turning the infection-fighting proteins of these cells into a "backdoor key" that lets the virus in.

Safer, cheaper building blocks for future drugs

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 15:25

Researchers have developed an economical, reliable and metal-free chemical reaction that could yield building blocks for future anti-HIV and cancer drugs.

How conflict affects women`s reproductive health

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 13:02

Gender-based violence, sexually transmitted infections including HIV, and maternal and neonatal mortality and morbidity all flourish in times of conflict, says a review, suggesting clinicians need to be sensitive and aware of the unique challenges of women`s reproductive health needs in such times.

Using novel intravaginal ring prevents HIV

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 15:29

A new study has found that when a novel intravaginal ring is implanted with anti-retroviral drug tablets or pods, it demonstrates sustained and controlled drug release and safety over 28 days from HIV.

HIV infection risk increased by herpes virus

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 20:06

According to a new study the herpes virus can increase the susceptibility and transmissibility of HIV infection.

Embattled Sterling slams Johnson

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 13, 2014, 11:30

Embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling`s televised apology aimed at cooling a racism row only fueled the fire Monday when he took a vicious swipe at NBA icon Magic Johnson.

Potent new anti-HIV proteins found in Australian coral reefs

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 30, 2014, 19:03

Researchers have found a new class of proteins capable of blocking the HIV virus from penetrating T-cells, which has raised hope that the proteins could be adapted for use in gels or sexual lubricants to provide a potent barrier against HIV infection.

HC asks BSF, MHA to accord same treatment to early HIV positives

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 30, 2014, 16:59

The Meghalaya High Court has asked the Union Home Ministry and the BSF to accord same treatment to personnel afflicted with HIV P-2 (earlier stage of the disease) from service.