While there are a number of ways to prevent the spread of AIDS, condoms are undoubtedly the best way to prevent Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs). Let’s take a look at the world’s first condom and its evolution
The theme for this year’s World AIDS Day is “Equalize.”
Sexual activities which do not involve exchange of bodily fluids like blood, semen or vaginal fluid, pose less risk. Use condoms or other barrier methods to prevent getting or transmitting HIV during sex.
The incident comes just a week after 140 inmates tested positive for HIV at a Ghaziabad jail. The prisoners were diagnosed with HIV during a special screening of 2,650 inmates by a team of health officials
Thalassemic kids are the most affected by such unsafe blood practices since their sustenance of life itself depends upon receiving blood transfusions frequently
The 36-year-old Italian man developed fever, accompanied by sore throat, fatigue, headache and swollen lymph nodes in the groin area nine days after spending five days in Spain
Over 2.30 per cent of Mizoram's 10.91 lakh population is infected with HIV/AIDS. The disease has so far claimed 3,506 lives in the state since October 1990 when the first HIV-positive case was reported
This test that will be used for diagnosing HIV 1 and HIV 2 with viral loads has also got an approval from The Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation
Things might be even worse considering that HIV testing slowed or even stopped in many places when COVID-19 hit, potentially leaving even more virus spread uncounted
A group of 30 to 40 HIV patients have been sitting outside the National Aids Control Organisation (NACO) in Delhi since 21 July, protesting the shortage of antiretroviral drugs that are considered crucial to curb the disease
According to officials, the woman exhibited symptoms of HIV and her son-in-law carried her to the MMG District Hospital in the rickshaw for anti-retroviral therapy
European authorities puzzled as over 300 people in France randomly pricked with needles at nightclubs, concerts
No victims have reported sexual assault; one said he was robbed. The targeted individuals, who are mostly women, show visible marks of being injected, and report symptoms like feeling groggy
According to the medical report of the accused, the patient has severe dyspnoea at rest and is unable to walk without support
The COVID-19 global pandemic has waxed and waned differently in different parts of the world. But in the United States, at least, there is reason to believe the end is near.
The mixed-race ‘New York patient’ was diagnosed with HIV in June 2013. Four years after her treatment, she is now off of medication and remains ‘asymptomatic and healthy’
Through Anti-retroviral therapy, patients effectively overpower the HIV replication that takes place in the body
AIDS is the most advanced stage of HIV which stands for human immunodeficiency virus. It is a virus that breaks down certain cells in the immune system
Uttar Pradesh: Muzaffarnagar reports 119 HIV cases between 1 April and 30 September, say authorities
No one among the cases reported this year have died so far.
Half of global population lacks access to basic diagnostics for common disease, says Lancet Commission's analysis
The Commission brought together 25 experts from 16 countries who noted that without access to accurate, high-quality, and affordable diagnostics, many people will be overtreated, undertreated or not treated at all.
COVID-19 pandemic has 'devastating' impact on fight against HIV, TB and malaria in 2020, says Global Fund
The fund calculated that around 4.7 million people were treated for TB in 2020, around one million fewer than in 2019