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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.

‘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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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.

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.