January 04, 2020 6:11 pm
According to researchers, this condition called HIV-associated immune amnesia may explain why patients with AIDS tend to have shorter lives on average than their HIV-negative counterparts.
November 30, 2019 7:42 am
NACO deliberating on introducing test for high-risk groups
August 29, 2019 10:25 am
At the Shimla hospital, seeing the HIV+ report, the doctors asked her husband too to get tested. The Woman overheard this conversation and slipped into a coma. Later, a new round of tests had ruled out HIV. But by then the woman’s condition was quite critical and she died at the IGMC Hospital.
June 22, 2019 5:09 am
The World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines recommend early initiation of HIV positive patients on antiretroviral therapy (ART). Going a step further, the Maharashtra State AIDS Control Society has initiated steps to dispense drugs for three months at a time to HIV positive persons.
June 14, 2019 9:24 am
According to the Mumbai District Aids Control Society (MDACS), there are 20,853 sex workers in their records, of whom 511 are HIV-positive and 472 are on ART. Across Mumbai, there are 38,254 HIV-positive patients.
May 28, 2019 2:16 pm
According to estimates, 163,000 people were infected with HIV in the country but only 25,000 were registered with state-run HIV programmes and out of that, only about 16,000 came regularly for treatment and medicines.
March 09, 2019 12:05 am
It offers pathways to eliminate HIV, though there is sometime before we have a complete cure at hand.
March 06, 2019 9:06 am
With the case of the London Patient, reported in Nature Tuesday, scientists have successfully duplicated Dr Hütter’s CCR5-delta 32 experiment from 13 years ago, with less pain than Brown, the pioneering survivor of HIV, had to endure.
March 05, 2019 9:26 am
The surprise success now confirms that a cure for HIV infection is possible, if difficult, researchers said.
December 31, 2018 7:55 pm
Preliminary inquiry revealed that the blood bank staff had failed to screen the blood properly before supplying it to the private hospital. The personnel who tested the donor's blood had labelled it 'safe,' officials said.
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