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New drug may prevent HIV transmission in women, kids

Aug 02, 2016

New drug may prevent HIV transmission in women, kids

A new potent anti-HIV drug may effectively prevent vaginal and oral transmission of the deadly virus, scientists have shown in animal models. #NewsTracker #Health #HIV #HIV virus #FPHealth #BodyAndSoul #HIV transmission #anti-HIV drug
Malawi: HIV-infected man arrested for having sex with over 100 adolescent girls

Jul 26, 2016

Malawi: HIV-infected man arrested for having sex with over 100 adolescent girls

Malawi police have arrested an HIV-infected man who was paid to have sex with more than 100 adolescent girls as part of a traditional ritual marking their passage to womanhood, officials said on Tuesday #NewsTracker #HIV #AIDS #Malawi #Hyena #Peter Mutharika #Nsanje
Watch: In Africa, Sugar daddies threaten the fight against HIV

Jul 21, 2016

Watch: In Africa, Sugar daddies threaten the fight against HIV

The International Aids conference has revealed 2.5 million people still become infected with HIV every year - it's the main killer of adolescents in Africa #Feminism #HIV #Africa #AIDS #Women #HIV Aids #Shareworthy #Sugar daddies #Sugar daddy #Blesser #adolescent girls
HIV therapy can keep partner from contracting the virus

Jul 20, 2016

HIV therapy can keep partner from contracting the virus

Anti-HIV medications have the potential to suppress the viral load of people living with HIV and provide durable protection against heterosexual transmission, a study says. #NewsTracker #HIV #AIDS #Immune system #therapy #BodyAndSoul #HIV Therapy
Scientists discover weakness of Zika virus which may help in finding cure

Jun 22, 2016

Scientists discover weakness of Zika virus which may help in finding cure

Scientists have discovered human proteins that Zika virus needs for replication, an advance that may help fight Zika. #US #HIV #World Health Organisation #Dengue #Zika Virus #BodyAndSoul
Thailand becomes first Asian nation to eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV

Jun 08, 2016

Thailand becomes first Asian nation to eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV

It's a major turnaround for Thailand. The country went from 100,000 HIV cases in 1990 to over a million in 3 years, fuelled in part by its huge sex trade. #NewsTracker #HIV/AIDS #HIV #World Health Organization #WHO #HIV/ AIDS in Thailand #mother-to-child transmission of HIV
US, EU protest UN decision to bar non-govt groups from AIDS meet

May 18, 2016

US, EU protest UN decision to bar non-govt groups from AIDS meet

The United States and the European Union are protesting a UN decision to bar at least 20 non-governmental groups from taking part in a major AIDS conference in June. #United States #United Nations #NewsTracker #HIV #European Union #UN #LGBTI
Guwahati: Child tests HIV-positive after blood transfusion

May 10, 2016

Guwahati: Child tests HIV-positive after blood transfusion

A three-and-half-year-old child, who was being treated for burn injuries at Gauhati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH), allegedly contracted HIV positive virus after transfusion of blood. #NewsTracker #HIV #Guwahati #Blood transfusion
Single antibody infusions found promising against HIV

Apr 28, 2016

Single antibody infusions found promising against HIV

A single antibody infusion can protect monkeys against infection with an HIV-like virus for up to 23 weeks, researchers have found. #NewsTracker #Health #HIV #HIV virus #FHealth #antibody infusions
Here is how HIV virus evades immune system

Apr 18, 2016

Here is how HIV virus evades immune system

Scientists have identified a human (host) protein that weakens the immune response to HIV and other viruses. #NewsTracker #Health #HIV #AIDS #Immune system #HIV virus #FHealth