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HIV patients


World AIDS Day 2020: A doctor debunks top five myths about the virus and its transmission

December 01, 2020 2:10 pm

"Misinformation and stigmatisation has dramatically impacted patients with HIV/AIDS across the globe," says Dr Kirti Sabnis, Infectious Disease Specialist, Fortis Hospitals, Mumbai

HIV patients at increased risk of heart disease, stroke

June 06, 2019 12:01 pm

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 contribute to the increased risk of heart and blood vessel diseases in HIV patients.

Cuba’s victory

July 02, 2015 12:00 am

The tiny island nation has eliminated HIV transmission from mother to child. India can learn.

From ‘how long will I live?’ to ‘I have HIV... so what?’

August 22, 2014 4:31 am

A new telemedicine project has been launched that helps children living with HIV.

HIV may up risk of heart disease

December 12, 2013 3:48 pm

Study shows an association between the presence of HIV virus in the blood and cardiac disease.

Many HIV patients skip medications to drink: study

November 02, 2012 12:13 pm

It found that 51 percent stopped taking their medications while drinking.

'Green tea can improve brain function in HIV patients'

August 15, 2012 4:02 pm

Current drug therapy for patients with HIV is unable to control the complete replication of the virus.

Doctors to keep records of HIV patients for three years

May 15, 2012 9:24 am

The Medical Council of India (MCI) has issued guidelines for all private medical practitioners across the country to keep records of HIV patients visiting them for treatment.

Pilot loan scheme for HIV-patients in Manipur

February 26, 2012 1:12 am

It will then be extended to the rest of Manipur and other parts of the country.

New guidelines to improve nutrition of HIV patients

December 08, 2011 1:31 am

MAMC designs module for adults,Lady Hardinge for children; to be implemented next year.


Amboli Village in Surat - A School Apart

September 07, 2014 11:49 am

Until last year, Amboli village in Surat celebrated Independence Day at its panchayat school. That was before it realised 32 HIV+ students were on its rolls.