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Zero Discrimination Day: UN agency urges people to ‘make noise’ against HIV/AIDS discrimination

United Nations, March 2, 2017: The Joint UN Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) on Wednesday marked Zero Discrimination Day with a “Make Some Noise” campaign,...

World Aids Day : World Health Organization (WHO) Issues New Guidelines on HIV Self-Testing

December 1, 2016: For nearly three decades every December 1 is observed as World Aids Day. AIDS has killed 35 million people since the...

Cure for AIDS? Scientists in US Achieve ‘Functional Cure’ for HIV in Monkey Model

November 10, 2016: U.S. scientists have devised a way to put the virus that causes AIDS into remission. It's not a cure per se, but...

About 2.5 Million People Infected with HIV Each Year: Study

About 2.5 million people are infected with HIV every year, according to a recent analysis of a global AIDS study According to the...

Outrage among people as US policy Bans Blood Donations by LGBT Community

Government turned away thousands of people including homosexuals who wanted to donate blood after the Orlando Shooting The Federal ban policy was put...

Pakistan partially lifts ‘Ban’ on the broadcast of Birth Control ads

Pakistan has banned advertisements of contraceptive products on television and radio. But, a recent report says, Pakistan's broadcasting regulator has partially lifted the ban on advertising...

AIDS is the second leading cause of death among adolescents globally

New York: The number of adolescent deaths from AIDS has tripled over the last 15 years, most of the patients having acquired the disease when...

Film actors to promote AIDS awareness campaign

Hyderabad: Global NGO TeachAIDS on Monday said it has roped in 22 leading Indian film actors to create instructional animated multi-media content to promote HIV...

‘Adolescent deaths from AIDS tripled over last 15 years’

New York, Nov 27: The number of adolescent deaths from AIDS has tripled over the last 15 years, most of the patients having acquired...

Scientists hopeful of ‘full-length single chain’ AIDS vaccine

NewsGram Staff Writer Robert Gallo, the scientist who first proved in 1984 that HIV triggered the disease AIDS, is again all set to begin the...

‘Protein ERManI prevents HIV virus from replicating’

New York: Researchers have discovered a protein that may slow the spread of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), thereby revealing a target for developing...

Novel antibody that efficiently attacks HIV virus

New York: The researchers from California Institute of Technology have discovered a new antibody that can make it easier to detect and neutralise HIV...

UK startup rolls out first ever HIV self-test kit

By NewsGram Staff Writer Want to get rid of the usual brouhaha and scathing stares while entering a clinic for HIV test? Well, here is...

Genetic differences lead to failure of anti-HIV drug

Washington, Genetic variations and not complying with treatment regimens may account for some failures of an anti-HIV drug to treat and prevent the infection. The...

New experimental HIV vaccine offers hope

New York: A vaccine regimen that first primes the immune system and then boosts it to increase the response could ultimately prove to be...

Cuba becomes the first country to eliminate mother-to-child HIV: WHO

Havana: Cuba on Tuesday became the first country in the world to eradicate the transmission of HIV and syphilis from mother to newborn, according to...

New HIV vaccine candidate may generate immune response: Study

Washington: An experimental vaccine candidate may have the potential to stimulate the immune system to block HIV infection, according to new research. The findings may...

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