HIV treatment

Experimental HIV antibody effective on monkeys: Study

Experimental HIV antibody effective on monkeys: Study

In the study, scientists infected rhesus macaques with simian-human immunodeficiency virus (SHIV), an HIV-like virus commonly used in nonhuman primate studies.

Mar 05, 2018, 18:15 PM IST
New paper-based test can help in early detection of HIV

New paper-based test can help in early detection of HIV

In recent years, diseases such as Ebola and Zika have caused wide-scale devastation, and HIV continues to be a pandemic health threat for many, researchers said.

Feb 02, 2018, 16:08 PM IST
Researchers develop once-a-week pill to treat HIV

Researchers develop once-a-week pill to treat HIV

When infected with the HIV virus, humans cannot produce the required antibodies to kill it, which is why an HIV vaccine has been a challenge to develop.

Jan 10, 2018, 16:22 PM IST
Silver lining for HIV patients: Researchers design experimental vaccine

Silver lining for HIV patients: Researchers design experimental vaccine

The molecule could one day become part of a successful HIV vaccine, the researchers said.

Oct 29, 2017, 19:09 PM IST
Novel approach to track HIV infection found

Novel approach to track HIV infection found

During the course of infection, HIV fuses onto a target immune cell and delivers its capsid - a cone that holds the genetic material of the virus - into the cell's cytoplasm.

Aug 19, 2017, 15:40 PM IST

‘South Africa has highest HIV prevalence rate’

The government believes the new measure will stop the transmission of HIV and also lengthen the life expectancy to 70 by 2030.

Aug 01, 2017, 17:18 PM IST
9-year-old brings hope for HIV cure after spending 8 years in remission without drugs!

9-year-old brings hope for HIV cure after spending 8 years in remission without drugs!

Till date, only one person is known to have been cured – the so-called Berlin patient, a man who had a bone marrow transplant in 2007 from a donor with natural resistance to HIV.

Jul 25, 2017, 13:26 PM IST
Asian plant extract may help treat HIV: Study

Asian plant extract may help treat HIV: Study

Researchers analysed the extract along with thousands of others as part of their efforts to identify new drugs against HIV, tuberculosis, malaria and cancer.

Jun 19, 2017, 19:11 PM IST
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.

Apr 27, 2017, 16:14 PM IST
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.

Jan 22, 2017, 11:23 AM IST
World AIDS Day: Five things you can do for people living with HIV

World AIDS Day: Five things you can do for people living with HIV

World AIDS Day is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, to show support to and solidarity with the millions of people living with HIV. 

Dec 01, 2016, 09:24 AM IST

How Charlie Sheen's revelation helped raise HIV awareness!

Google searches for information about HIV hit a record high in the US after Charlie Sheen announced that he is a HIV-positive.

Feb 24, 2016, 18:56 PM IST

New DNA nanomachine for rapid detection of HIV

Researchers have come up with a nanometer-scale DNA "machine" whose customised modifications enable it to recognise a specific target antibody.

Oct 07, 2015, 16:01 PM IST

Natural defence against HIV found

Researchers have discovered a protein that may slow the spread of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), thereby revealing a target for developing natural therapies against the deadly virus.

Sep 17, 2015, 11:34 AM IST

HIV infection: Know early signs and symptoms of it

Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) is a term which applies to the most advanced stages of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. 

Sep 11, 2015, 10:56 AM IST

New low-cost HIV drug launched in Uganda

Marking an advancement in its fight against the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), the Ugandan government on Sunday launched a cheaper one-pill-a-day drug for HIV treatment.

Aug 10, 2015, 17:25 PM IST

New HIV infections down by 20% in India: UN

India has been able to achieve a more than 20 per cent decline in new HIV infections between 2000 and 2014, reversing the spread of the virus, according to a UN report that says the world is on track to end the AIDS epidemic by 2030.

Jul 15, 2015, 08:44 AM IST

New vaccine can improve HIV treatment

A vaccine has been found to boost a human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected patient's immune system and increase effectiveness of antiretroviral drugs in a phase II clinical trial, researchers have reported.

Apr 29, 2015, 11:33 AM IST

'Focus, Partner, Achieve: An AIDS-free Generation'

The theme for this year's World AIDS Day celebrated every year Dec 1 is "Focus, Partner, Achieve: An AIDS-free Generation".

Dec 01, 2014, 16:48 PM IST

Chinese researchers claim breakthrough in HIV virus study?

Chinese researchers claimed to have made a significant breakthrough in the structural analysis of the viral infectivity factor (Vif) of the HIV virus, which will help in the development of new medications to treat or even cure the deadly disease.

Jan 09, 2014, 22:30 PM IST