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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.

Bill to end HIV/AIDS discrimination introduced

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 16:00

A bill aiming to protect people with HIV/AIDS against discrimination was introduced in the Rajya Sabha.

China reports 70,000 new HIV cases; 434,000 carriers

Last Updated: Sunday, December 01, 2013, 20:32

China reported some 70,000 new cases of HIV infections in the first nine months of the year taking the total number of people living with HIV/AIDS to 434,000, health authorities said on Sunday.

Suu Kyi urges `freedom from fear` on World AIDS Day

Last Updated: Sunday, December 01, 2013, 16:29

Myanmar Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi today urged greater openness and compassion in the global struggle against AIDS as experts warned against complacency despite falling infection rates.

World AIDS Day: HIV still a stigma?

Last Updated: Saturday, November 30, 2013, 17:06

Despite all efforts, AIDS continues to be a word that generates more anxiety than awareness. Stigma and discrimination against those suffering from the disease remains a harsh reality.

World AIDS Day: Preventing HIV and AIDS in young people

Last Updated: Saturday, November 30, 2013, 15:24

HIV/AIDS remains a major global issue, having claimed more than 36 million lives so far since the discovery of the virus more than 20 years ago.

Sharon Stone to receive Peace Summit award

Last Updated: Thursday, October 24, 2013, 11:36

‘Basic Instinct’ star Sharon Stone is to be presented with an honour by Nobel Prize winners for her work with HIV and AIDS sufferers.

Facebook `effective tool for increasing HIV testing` among high-risk men

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 03, 2013, 19:45

The intervention of peer-led Facebook groups leads to increased home-based HIV testing among at-risk populations, a new study has revealed.

Alicia Keys pushes for HIV-AIDS awareness with new project

Last Updated: Sunday, August 25, 2013, 18:31

Alicia Keys is pushing HIV-AIDS awareness into the limelight with her new project called Empowered.

Row over revealing identity of HIV carriers

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 19, 2013, 18:12

Officials in Odisha`s Kendrapara district find themselves in a sticky wicket for revealing the identity of HIV-AIDS carriers.

`Leaders should create awareness about HIV/AIDS`

Last Updated: Saturday, June 08, 2013, 13:51

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki on Friday said that creating awareness about HIV and AIDS should be a part of the responsibilities of elected representatives, corporate entities and business houses in the state.

Ajay Devgn, Runa Laila named SAARC ambassadors for HIV/AIDS

Last Updated: Thursday, April 25, 2013, 19:05

Bollywood actor Ajay Devgn, Bangladeshi singer Runa Laila and Oscar-winning Pakistani filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy have been named as SAARC Goodwill Ambassadors for HIV/AIDS.