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New therapy can prevent transmission of HIV from mother to babies

New therapy can prevent transmission of HIV from mother to babies

The antiretroviral treatment (ART) during pregnancy, labour pain and delivery can protect the health of mother-to-be and her baby. 

213 HIV-positive women give birth to healthy babies in Chhattisgarh

213 HIV-positive women give birth to healthy babies in Chhattisgarh

The multi-medicine treatment process has yielded better results, with 213 HIV-infected women having given birth to healthy babies

Supreme Court directs AIIMS to examine poor woman with HIV seeking abortion

Supreme Court directs AIIMS to examine poor woman with HIV seeking abortion

The Supreme Court has directed the All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) to set up a board to examine the medical condition of a poor woman suffering from HIV who is seeking medical termination of pregnancy after being sexually assaulted.

Cure for HIV/AIDS coming soon? Gene editing eliminates HIV infection in mice

Cure for HIV/AIDS coming soon? Gene editing eliminates HIV infection in mice

The study by researchers at Temple University and the University of Pittsburgh boosts the confidence of scientists to eliminate the AIDS virus infection in humans.

Fight against HIV/AIDS: India's first free condom store launched – This is how you can order from  #FreeCondomStore

Fight against HIV/AIDS: India's first free condom store launched – This is how you can order from #FreeCondomStore

On its 10th anniversary, the AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) launched India's first 'Free Condom Store', under which individuals, NGOs, government, private institutions and community-based organisations can order as many condoms as they want. 

Ensure adequate treatment to HIV+ man, Delhi HC tells Centre

Ensure adequate treatment to HIV+ man, Delhi HC tells Centre

The 26-year-old father of two kids, who has challenged the termination of his service at a private city hospital, was thrown out of his job for over a year now.

In a first, scientists identify treatment-resistant 'HIV reservoir' cells

In a first, scientists identify treatment-resistant 'HIV reservoir' cells

HIV cure research to date has focused on clearing the virus from T cells, a type of white blood cell that is an essential part of the immune system, researchers said.

Our ancestors may have been responsible for the disappearance of HIV-type virus 11 million years ago!

Our ancestors may have been responsible for the disappearance of HIV-type virus 11 million years ago!

Retroviruses, a class of viruses that include the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), are abundant in nature and can leave lasting traces of their existence if they infect cells of the germ line.

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.

Cipla gets USFDA nod for generic HIV drug

Cipla gets USFDA nod for generic HIV drug

Cipla has received approval from the US health regulator for its generic Abacavir and Lamivudine tablets used for treatment of HIV infection.

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.

Successful heart surgery performed on HIV patient for the first time in China!

Successful heart surgery performed on HIV patient for the first time in China!

The centre's AIDS Diagnosis and Treatment Centre has dedicated itself to addressing this difficulty for the past seven years.

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.

Mediterranean diet capable of helping those suffering from diabetes and HIV, says study

Mediterranean diet capable of helping those suffering from diabetes and HIV, says study

The study was designed to evaluate whether helping people get medically appropriate, comprehensive nutrition would improve their health.

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.