HIV AIDS

World AIDS Day: Drop in HIV screening amid COVID-19 outbreak can take collateral toll, warns doctor

HIV causes AIDS that severely compromises a person`s ability to fight any disease.

Dec 01, 2020, 19:19 PM IST

HIV patients more likely to develop heart diseases

In the statement, published in the Circulation journal, the researchers indicated that the heart disease risk among HIV patients occurs due to interactions between traditional risk factors, such as diet, lifestyle and tobacco use; and HIV-specific risk factors, such as a chronically activated immune system and inflammation characteristic of chronic HIV.

Jun 04, 2019, 14:56 PM IST

Two-thirds of AIDS treatment drugs supplied globally by India

India, which is described as the pharmacy to the world has a special licence the UN-backed Medicines Patent Pool to manufacture anti-AIDS medicine TenofovirAlafenamide (TAF) for 112 developing countries.

Jun 04, 2019, 11:35 AM IST

AIDS may eventually vanish from India as Centre proposes to develop national strategic plan

The Health Ministry launched a 'test and treat policy for HIV' under which as soon as a person tests positive for the disease, he will be provided with antiretroviral therapy (ART) irrespective of his CD count or clinical stage.

Apr 28, 2017, 23:24 PM IST

Kylie Jenner's HIV fears

Kylie Jenner is worried because her boyfriend Tyga and HIV positive Charlie Sheen had once been involved with the same transgender pornstar in the past.

Nov 26, 2015, 10:41 AM IST

Vaccine important in fight against AIDS: Experts

Despite the progress in anti-retroviral drugs for HIV/AIDS, it was important to have a safe vaccine which can prevent the disease, health experts said here Friday.

Feb 20, 2015, 23:57 PM IST

Kerala technopark to 'go red' on World AIDS Day

Technopark, one of the largest IT Parks in the country, will put its might behind global efforts to fight HIV/AIDS with a series of programmes on World AIDS Day (Dec 1) to spread awareness and hope.

Nov 28, 2014, 23:04 PM IST

World Vision wants medicine access for HIV people

Ahead of the World Aids Day, World Vision India, a charitable organisation, today called for urgent intervention to ensure that people living with HIV and AIDS get life-saving antiretroviral Therapy drugs (ART) in India.

Nov 28, 2014, 19:38 PM IST

Harsh laws stifling India's HIV response: Experts

There is increasing evidence to prove that harsh laws and policies against drug use in India stifle the country's HIV response, experts said Tuesday.

Nov 18, 2014, 16:37 PM IST

HIV/AIDS cases on the rise in Arunachal

HIV/AIDS cases have been steadily going up in Arunachal Pradesh over the past five years, with 223 cases being recorded till last March.

Oct 10, 2014, 15:45 PM IST

Alicia Keys pushes for HIV-AIDS awareness with new project

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

Aug 25, 2013, 18:31 PM IST

Row over revealing identity of HIV carriers

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

Jun 19, 2013, 18:12 PM IST

HIV infections in India drop by 57 percent: UN report

The rate of new HIV infections in India has dropped by an encouraging 57 per cent over the last decade thanks to increased domestic spending towards the AIDS response.

Nov 21, 2012, 15:29 PM IST

Why HIV cure remains elusive

A new study has shed light on why the researchers have failed to develop a cure and new treatments for HIV.

Mar 16, 2012, 14:56 PM IST

FIFA uses World Cup to tackle HIV/AIDS

On a brand-new soccer field in South Africa’s second-largest township, teenage boys and girls kick balls and run round hurdles in games soccer authorities hope will help them avoid the scourge of AIDS.

Dec 05, 2009, 21:48 PM IST

FIFA uses World Cup to tackle HIV/AIDS

On a brand-new soccer field in South Africa’s second-largest township, teenage boys and girls kick balls and run round hurdles in games soccer authorities hope will help them avoid the scourge of AIDS.

Dec 05, 2009, 21:48 PM IST