Chemo drug helps HIV patients respond to Sangamo gene therapy

Treating HIV patients first with a chemotherapy drug improved their response to an experimental gene-modifying technique for controlling the virus, according to Sangamo BioSciences.

Probiotic supplementation could benefit HIV patients

Antiretroviral (ARV) drugs are the first line therapy for patients with HIV, but they still have a higher mortality rate than their uninfected counterparts.

Goa govt launches SMS alert facility for HIV patients

Next time if an HIV patient in Goa misses his monthly drug regimen, he will get an SMS alert reminding him about the dosage.

`Green tea can improve brain function in HIV patients`

Green tea and chocolates may help reduce neurological complications linked to HIV, paving way for effective treatment of HIV related brain disorders, a new study has found.

‘Soon no discrimination against HIV patients’

A law soon to ensure that there is no discrimination against
HIV/AIDS patients.

`Give HIV patients insurance cover for other ailments`

Insurance watchdog IRDA chairman Jsaid HIV-affected persons should not be denied claims for aliments which are not connected with the deadly disease.

Carla Bruni interacts with HIV patients at Delhi hospital

Carla Bruni, who is the goodwill ambassador of the Geneva-based Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, also visited the Naz Foundation-run home for HIV-positive children at East of Kailash in south Delhi.

Number of HIV patients dropping in India

A new study claims that the number of HIV +ve patients has declined in India in the past 3 years.

Number of HIV patients dropping in India

A new study claims that the number of HIV +ve patients has declined in India in the past 3 years.

Obesity increases risk for HIV patients

Obesity can increase risk among people with HIV, according to a new study. The study has shown that antiretroviral therapy may not be as effective on obese HIV patients as it is with people of normal weight.

Obesity increases risk for HIV patients

Obesity can increase risk among people with HIV, according to a new study. The study has shown that antiretroviral therapy may not be as effective on obese HIV patients as it is with people of normal weight.

Obesity increases risk for HIV patients

Obesity can increase risk among people with HIV, according to a new study.

Obesity increases risk for HIV patients

Obesity can increase risk among people with HIV, according to a new study.

Why do HIV patients avoid therapy?

Strict adherence to ART ensures longevity and better quality of life for HIV patients. But then why do so many of them find it so difficult to follow therapy?

Why do HIV patients avoid therapy?

Strict adherence to ART ensures longevity and better quality of life for HIV patients. But then why do so many of them find it so difficult to follow therapy?

Babies of HIV patients to be tested at four weeks

The government is to carry out HIV tests on four-week-old and above babies of all AIDS patients - a significant decision aimed at reducing infant mortality due to the killer disease and improve child health conditions.

Babies of HIV patients to be tested at four weeks

The government is to carry out HIV tests on four-week-old and above babies of all AIDS patients - a significant decision aimed at reducing infant mortality due to the killer disease and improve child health conditions.