HIV/AIDS

Dr. Suniti Solomon, pioneer researcher dies HIV

Feb 13, 2018 | | Say something

innovative HIV researcher Dr. Suniti Solomon, the first to bring the world the prevalence infection in India in 1986 and successfully led the research into the treatment of the deadly virus, died at his residence here today. She was 76 and had been in treatment for two months for liver cancer, family sources said. “His […more]

HIV / AIDS vaccine research: India joins hands with East Africa

Feb 10, 2018 | | Say something

HIV it remains one of the most challenging viral diseases worldwide, and India, despite significant progress in reducing new HIV incidence, the country still hosts the third largest number of people living with disease at 2.1 million.To to zero the burden of HIV in the country is essential to fill gaps in the knowledge of […more]

This vitamin can increase immunity against HIV

Dec 4, 2017 | | Say something

Falling immunity levels are a primary concern for anyone who suffers HIV. While foods and supplements are very beneficial immunity, scientists have now discovered that a cheap and efficient method of enhancing immunity in HIV patients is a high-dose supplements of vitamin D. The edition line Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences says that […more]

Cure for hepatitis C in patients with HIV in the cards?

Feb 15, 2017 | | Say something

Cure for hepatitis C in patients with HIV in the cards? ; According to a test study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, researchers found that combination therapy is effective drug for treating chronic hepatitis C in most patients infected with HIV. This study can transform the lives of patients infected with […more]

JP Nadda emphasizes the need to reach 90% of HIV patients for treatment

Jun 10, 2016 | | Say something

Admitting that India must adopt the objectives proposed by the fast track by UNAIDS, Health Minister JP Nadda Union has stressed the need to reach 90 percent of people who need HIV treatment. Addressing High Level Meeting of the United Nations General Assembly on HIV / AIDS Wednesday, the minister sought more investment from other […more]

Thailand is the first country in Asia to ensure an AIDS-free generation

Jun 8, 2016 | | Say something

Thailand today received the validation of WHO for transmission removed from mother to child of HIV and syphilis, becoming the first country in Asia and the Pacific and also the first with a large HIV epidemic to ensure AIDS-free generation. Health Minister of Thailand received the certificate validation during a ceremony held in New York […more]

A study shows that gay men in small towns are less likely to be tested for HIV

Jun 2, 2016 | | Say something

Men who live in small towns and have sex with other men are less likely to get tested HIV than their metropolitan counterparts, according to a study. Lower testing rates are probably connected to the feelings of internalized homophobia and reluctance to disclose sexual preferences in the doctor’s office, according to the researchers. “This study […more]

Day-a vaccine against HIV awareness HIV vaccine can prevent most new HIV infections

May 19, 2016 | | Say something

May 18 brands of Awareness Day vaccine HIV commemorating the United States, the statement by President Bill Clinton in 1997, that “only a truly effective, preventive HIV vaccine can limit and eventually eliminate the threat AIDS.” In India, 2016 also marks 30 years of work in research and development of a vaccine against AIDS since […more]

Recent research HIV: Scientitis at NIH are a step closer to HIV vaccine

May 15, 2016 | | Say something

HIV is a very difficult virus overcome, but a team of researchers say they are a step closer to a vaccine. Scientists at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) discovered a new vulnerable site on HIV vaccine to target a broadly neutralizing antibody that binds to the target site, and how the antibody prevents the […more]