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Homosexual men in small towns are less likely to be tested for HIV: Study

June 03, 2016 1:59 pm

This is connected to internalised feelings of homophobia and a reluctance to disclose sexual preferences.

A ray of hope: Single antibody infusions found promising against HIV

April 29, 2016 1:31 pm

A single antibody infusion can protect monkeys against infection with an HIV-like virus.

Uttar Pradesh: Year-and-half later, school takes in HIV+ boy, considers waiving fee

March 30, 2016 12:10 am

The boy’s parents, who are physically challenged and also HIV positive, have been facing “social boycott” for the past three years and had been unable to get their eight-year-old son re-admitted in the school.

New ultra-sensitive test for cancer, HIV developed

March 20, 2016 2:16 pm

The new technique augments the standard procedure of identifying biomarkers with powerful DNA screening technology.

Mumbai paper clip: ‘HIV prevalence among sex workers increasing’

February 23, 2016 6:41 am

The paper states that there has been a dispersal of sex work with the sex-trade management adapting by becoming more hidden and mobile, leading to increased vulnerability.

FBI arrests CEO who hiked price of HIV treatment

December 17, 2015 6:50 pm

Martin Shkreli sparked controversy earlier this year after news reports that it had raised the price of Daraprim, a 62-year-old treatment for a dangerous parasitic infection, to $750 a tablet from $13.50 after acquiring it.

Indian-origin professor Mahua Choudhury creates 'super condom' to combat HIV

December 16, 2015 6:25 pm

The 'supercondom' can not only prevent and combat the AIDS causing HIV virus, but also enhance sexual pleasure.

Cambodian doctor sentenced to 25 years for infecting 200 patients with HIV

December 03, 2015 2:30 pm

Yem Chroeum, 55, was facing the prospect of life in prison but his murder charge was reduced by the court to a lesser manslaughter offence.

Born with HIV, now adolescents, they learn to deal with life, sexuality in Pune

December 02, 2015 11:59 pm

With the introduction of anti-retroviral treatment in the 1990s, HIV positive persons gradually picked up the threads of ordinary life.

HIV infection to 27 thalassemic kids: Court sets aside closure report, asks CBI to probe further

December 01, 2015 1:19 am

In its closure report, CBI said there was negligence, but no one can be prosecuted as no criminal case was made out against anyone.


World Aids Day: Live inspired — Celebs living with HIV and AIDS

December 01, 2015 12:13 pm

Because of the stigma associated with HIV/AIDS, a lot of people who have tested positive either turn recluse or the society ostracises them. People think their lives are over and even suffer from depression, mostly because of the lack of support and love from the society. But over time, many celebrities and well-known personalities have come out in the open to share their stories, and inspire people meanwhile. On the occasion of World AIDS Day, here are 10 of them and their life stories of courage.