AIDS or acquired immunodeficiency syndrome is a life-threatening condition that is caused by the human immunodeficiency virus, which attacks a person's immune system and makes them susceptible to other diseases
HIV/AIDS can be a fatal disease and there is currently no cure for it.
There are fears that developing nations might be excluded from accessing a vaccine but global mechanisms are now in place to avoid this and encourage solidarity.
World AIDS Day 2020: Despite ambitious global targets, India's progress in AIDS control falls short in a few crucial aspects
Around 30 percent of Indians between 15-49 years of age reported discriminatory attitudes towards people living with HIV.
New therapy — cabotegravir — 89 percent more effective in preventing HIV than daily pills, finds UNAIDS body
The trial involved more than 3,200 women between 18 and 45 years old who were at higher risk of acquiring HIV in the African continent.
Pleicomacrolides, a class of antibiotics, may help immune system kill HIV-infected cells, shows study
When the researchers used Concanamycin A to treat HIV-infected Nef-expressing cells, they found that it activated a particular type of immune cells, which then cleared off the HIV-infected cells
Coronavirus Outbreak: American TV showrunners reveal how they're shooting intimate scenes during pandemic
The coronavirus outbreak in the US has led to TV shows taking to creative changes like mannequins, spousal stand-ins, and phone sex to project intimacy.
Anti-vaxxers to AIDS denialism, should online platforms be held accountable for the misinformation they host?
As people take to the internet to spread misinformation like cures for autism and encourage AIDS denialism, social media algorithms boost their messages.
Safe sex practices for LGBTQ+: Protection, destigmatising STIs and other things you should keep in mind for a healthy sex life
The stigma attached to the LGBTQ+ community, and sex in general, in India and most other countries, makes it more difficult to spread awareness about safe sex practices
Larry Kramer was as known for his public fight to secure medical treatment, acceptance and civil rights for people with AIDS as he was for his creative writing.
World AIDS Vaccine Day 2020: Bill Clinton's speech in 1997 birthed the concept; HIV advocates mark day to raise awareness on need for vaccine
World AIDS Vaccine Day or HIV Vaccine Awareness Day is observed on 18 May to spread awareness regarding the importance of a vaccine to prevent HIV infection.
There’s been a lot of policing of bodies in this time of the coronavirus pandemic and LGBTQ+ influencers on social media have been especially calling out the community for not adhering to shutdowns ordered by public health ministries. Their logic: we should know better having been schooled and brought up in the post-AIDS/HIV times.
A vaccine against HIV is sorely needed because even now around 1.7 million people are newly infected each year.
There is no cure for HIV/AIDS but a treatment is called ART is highly recommended for anyone suffering from this disease.
In the run-up to World AIDS Day on Sunday, we debunk some of the oldest, most noxious myths around HIV and AIDS.
The movement aims to convey the human toll of the disease and to express the reality of what would become one of the worst pandemics in history.
Odisha health minister orders probe into violation of protocol during dental surgery of HIV patient; no one at risk, says hospital
Odisha Health Minister NK Das has said that a probe has been ordered into the alleged violation of protocol in the surgery of an HIV positive infected patient by the dental wing of VIMSAR in Burla
Epilepsy, HIV/AIDS, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s, physical disabilities will not be covered by insurance policies.
As indicated by the name - human immunodeficiency virus - the virus attacks the immune system and makes the body more vulnerable to diseases.
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