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HIV vaccine comes closer to reality

Preventing the infection is very important, but there is no vaccine available yet.

11 Jun 2018 9:18 AM

HIV drug PrEP has led to fall in number of condom users among gay, bi-sexual men

Researchers discovered condom use in high risk group has dropped while at same time, use of pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, has soared.

08 Jun 2018 12:23 PM

Here’s what scientists know today about Zika and its effect on foetuses

Zika began spreading in Brazil in April 2015 and the country saw more than 260,000 probable cases in 2016, according to Health Ministry.

06 Jun 2018 10:25 AM

Experimental HIV vaccine may neutralise dozens of strains of virus

If successful, this would be the first vaccine available that protects people from contracting HIV.

05 Jun 2018 9:04 AM

More than half of gay males on hookup apps are underage: Study

The study is the first to document that gay and bisexual teenage boys use sex and dating apps designed for adult men to find male partners.

28 May 2018 7:16 PM


India-Netherlands-Sweden to collaborate for research programme on HIV/AIDS

Programme is to harness research strengths and diverse expertise across three nations to develop better tools to understand HIV epidemic.

23 May 2018 9:09 AM

Is a cure for HIV inching closer? Scientists discover new possibility

Team creates neutralising antibody, effective not only against all genetically divergent global HIV-1 strains, but also on latent cells.

08 May 2018 1:28 PM

Gilead's three-drug HIV regimen wins European panel approval

Biktarvy is once-daily tablet combining emtricitabine, tenofovir alafenamide and integrase inhibitor bictegravir.

30 Apr 2018 9:57 AM

HIV vaccine closer to reality: Single jab protects monkeys for 18 weeks

Scientists are edging closer to a long-term preventative HIV vaccine, new research suggests.

18 Apr 2018 2:10 PM

A new warrior to fight HIV transmission

Scientists at the University of Waterloo developed the tool.

16 Apr 2018 1:10 PM


GSK's two-drug HIV regimen wins European panel approval

The new HIV treatment, Juluca, is a fixed-dose once-daily tablet that combines two previously approved drugs, dolutegravir and rilpivirine.

24 Mar 2018 10:24 AM

Novel antibody suppresses HIV in monkeys: study

The findings may inform strategies that attempt to achieve sustained, drug-free viral remission in people living with HIV.

05 Mar 2018 6:44 PM

Study finds HIV patients with depression face serious death risks

This is the first time that the impact of cumulative depression has been studied across the whole HIV care continuum.

02 Mar 2018 8:06 PM

Nadda launches initiative for free viral load test for people living with HIV/AIDS

Routine viral load testing will optimise the utilisation of first line regimens.

27 Feb 2018 6:09 PM

Here's everything you need to know about International Condom Day

International Condom Day seeks to promote the use of condoms as means of preventing unwanted pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases.

14 Feb 2018 3:56 PM


Can gene therapy be harnessed to fight the AIDS virus?

Scientists believe gene therapy ultimately will provide a long-term solution.

13 Feb 2018 12:14 PM

Study finds African-Americans disproportionately endangered by HIV/AIDS

Less than 41 per cent of blacks had sustained viral suppression, according to the CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

09 Feb 2018 7:56 AM

Quack held for infecting 46 with HIV

Medical instruments found in his possession have been sent for forensic examination.

08 Feb 2018 2:15 AM

UP Police arrests Unnao quack accused of infecting patients with HIV

Accused Rajendra Yadav, allegedly used a HIV infected syringe to treat all his patients in near vicinity.

07 Feb 2018 9:39 PM

UP quack leaves 40 infected with HIV

The matter came to light after the health department launched a probe following reports of high number of HIV cases in the area.

07 Feb 2018 2:29 AM