2.1 million HIV-affected patients in India face shortage of critical HIV drugs

India, which is home to as many as 2.1 million HIV-affected patients, could run out of critical drugs in its free HIV/AIDS drugs programme in three weeks due to bureaucratic bungling.

New delivery vehicle holds promise against AIDS

Scientists have developed a sensory tested drug delivery vehicle that can protect women against the spread of sexually transmitted infections during unprotected intercourse.

Soy sauce molecule may help treat drug-resistant HIV

A molecule, used to enhance the flavour in soy sauce, can help develop compounds that are 70 times more potent than Tenofovir, a first-line HIV drug therapy, scientists say.

New intravaginal ring offers long-term HIV, pregnancy prevention

Researchers have developed a new intravaginal ring (IVR) developed for the sustained 90-day co-delivery of tenofovir and levonorgestrel, an anti-human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) drug and a contraceptive.

New medical device could prevent HIV in women

Researchers have developed a new intravaginal ring filled with an anti-retroviral drug that could help combat HIV in women.