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Here’s why HIV Vaccine Trials Failed in South Africa

By Eunjung Cho The latest trial of a health vaccine against HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, has been halted as results show it is...

Here’s how Spirituality Can Improve the Lives of HIV Patients

Adults living with HIV were more likely to feel higher levels of emotional and physical well-being if they attended religious services regularly, prayed daily...

Here’s how HIV Patients Lose Immunity to Smallpox Despite of Vaccinations

HIV patients lose immunity to smallpox even though they were vaccinated against the disease as children and have had much of their immune system...

More than Half of European Women Diagnosed at a Late Stage of HIV Infection: WHO

More than half of European women, particularly those in their 40s, diagnosed at a late stage of HIV infection when their immune system is...

Ugandan Pageant Combat HIV Stigma

Nearly one-third of Uganda's new HIV infections occur among 15-to-25-year-olds, who say that although there has been progress, stigma is still a problem. To raise awareness ahead of World...

Over 13 Children Die Every Hour From AIDS-Related Causes: UNICEF

Some 320 children and adolescents died every day from AIDS-related causes in 2018, or 13 every hour, according to a global snapshot on children,...

Mucous Tissues’ Wound Healing Might Prevent AIDS: Study

Wound healing events in mucous tissues during early infection by Simian Immunodeficiency Virus, or SIV, guard some primate species against developing AIDS, a new...

Progress in Combating Global HIV/AIDS Epidemics Receding

A report issued on the eve of an international AIDS conference in Mexico finds progress in combating the global HIV/AIDS epidemic is receding.  The...

Uganda Remembers AIDS Victims by Marking ‘International AIDS Candlelight Memorial Day’

Uganda is marking International AIDS Candlelight Memorial Day with activities to remember the estimated 2 million Ugandans who have died of the disease. While the...

The HIV Spread in Pakistan: Government And UN Investigating Causes

Officials in Pakistan and the United Nations are investigating causes of a new outbreak of HIV infections in a southern district where nearly 400...

‘Successful’ Treatment: Man Free Of The AIDS Virus After A Stem Cell Ttransplant

  A London man appears to be free of the AIDS virus after a stem cell transplant, the second success including the "Berlin patient," doctors...

Stem Cell Transplant Shows Promise For AIDS Treatment: Study

Although the news of a second person being cured of HIV through stem cell transplant is exciting and may pave the way for future treatments, experts...

Good News! HIV Now Has A Cure Possible

An HIV-positive man in Britain has become the second known adult worldwide to be cleared of the AIDS virus. At a conference in Seattle,...

HIV Epidemic Spreading Rapidly In Pakistan: WHO

Pakistan is registering approximately 20,000 new HIV infections annually, the highest rate of increase among all countries in the region, warns the World Health...

The AIDS Epidemic Continues Due To Stigma, Fear And Ignorance

As the 30th World AIDS Day approaches, the World Health Organization says fear, stigma and ignorance are the reasons the AIDS epidemic is not...

Eastern Europe Sees A Rise in Number of HIV Cases

More than 130,000 people were newly diagnosed with HIV last year in Eastern Europe, the highest rate ever for the region, while the number...

An Experimental Vaccine to Treat Malaria

After decades of disappointment in efforts to develop a malaria vaccine, researchers are starting to see promise in a new approach. While most vaccines trigger...

Experts Warn About The Return of AIDS Epidemic

Thirty-six million people currently live with AIDS, a disease that claimed the lives of nearly 1 million people last year. Experts predict that by 2030,...

HIV Drug Is Not Linked to Depression: Study

A new study of a popular HIV drug could ease concerns about its link to depression. Researchers in Uganda found that efavirenz, once feared...

HIV Infected Smokers More likely to die of lung cancer than AIDS, Reveals Indian-origin Researcher

New York, September 20, 2017: People living with HIV who adhere to antiretroviral therapy, but smoke tobacco cigarettes are more likely to die from...

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