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This New Injectable Drug Can Block HIV From Entering Cells

Researchers have developed an injectable new drug that blocks HIV from entering cells which offers long-lasting protection from the infection with fewer side effects. The...

Lopinavir, HCQ Concentration Not Sufficient to Fight Covid-19: Researchers

Researchers have now discovered that the concentration of the two drugs -- Lopinavir and hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) -- in the lungs of Covid-19 patients is...

Pasteurising Breast Milk Inactivates SARS-CoV-2: Researchers

Researchers have found that pasteurising breast milk using a common technique inactivates severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) making it safe for use. According...

Scientists Discovering Other Health Problems Caused by COVID-19

Scientists are only starting to grasp the vast array of health problems caused by the novel coronavirus, some of which may have lingering effects...

Doctors Warn UK to Cut Meat Intake to Avoid Future Global Health Crisis

The UK needs to drastically cut back its meat intake to avoid a future global health crisis, a group of doctors have warned. Plant Based...

Any Level of Alcohol Consumption Can Weaken Bones of HIV Patients

Any level of alcohol consumption for people living with HIV can weaken bones, raising the risk of osteoporosis, a new study has said. This...

COPD Rates in Women with HIV 54% Higher Than HIV-Negative Women: Study

Researchers have found that the rate of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) among women living with HIV was 54 per cent higher than that...

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 7,000 People in Afghanistan Infected with HIV: WHO Report

Some 7,200 people in Afghanistan were estimated to be HIV positive, according to figures released by the the World Health Organization (WHO). Marking World Aids...

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...

Babies Born with HIV Should Receive Immediate Treatment: Study

Babies born with HIV benefit the most if treatment is started within hours or days of birth rather than waiting for them to be...

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...

People Living with HIV Significantly Elevates Risk of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

People living with HIV have a significantly elevated risk of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and coughs, heart disease, pregnancy mortality and sepsis, anemia...

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...

Chinese Scientists to Start Testing Long-lasting HIV Vaccine on Humans

A group of Chinese scientists will start trialing a long-lasting human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) vaccine on 160 volunteers, the first time that such a...

UNAIDS: 16 Per Cent Decline in HIV Cases Since 2010, Driven Mostly by Steady Progress

The UNAIDS in its latest report issued on Tuesday said that globally, around 1.7 million people became newly infected with HIV in 2018, a...

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A new study released this week describes how excessive alcohol-consuming too much alcohol, too fast — affects the brain, leading to anxieties and other...

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As winter brings shorter days and lower temperatures to the Northern Hemisphere, there is a chance we could see more COVID-19 cases. But experts say...

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Helsinki Airport is getting creative when it comes to operating safely in the age of COVID-19. Beginning this week, travelers arriving at Finland's busiest...