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Woman cured of HIV infection without medical treatment, risky bone marrow transplant
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Woman cured of HIV infection without medical treatment, risky bone marrow transplant

The study of 60 patients that controlled the infection without drugs suggests that they may be 'functional cured' of HIV.

Anti-vaxxers to AIDS denialism, should online platforms be held accountable for the misinformation they host?
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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.

COVID-19 outbreak refocuses need to shift public health from State to Concurrent List; move won't harm decentralisation but enhance Centre, state coordination
India

COVID-19 outbreak refocuses need to shift public health from State to Concurrent List; move won't harm decentralisation but enhance Centre, state coordination

COVID-19 has shown us how the current constitutional framework impedes cooperative federalism on the subject of public health.

AIDS Day: Busting common misconceptions about HIV and AIDS
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AIDS Day: Busting common misconceptions about HIV and AIDS

In the run-up to World AIDS Day on Sunday, we debunk some of the oldest, most noxious myths around HIV and AIDS.

World AIDS Day 2019: The AIDS memorial quilt returns home
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World AIDS Day 2019: The AIDS memorial quilt returns home

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.

The Bare Naked Truth About Gay Men And Barebacking
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The Bare Naked Truth About Gay Men And Barebacking

With the advent of PrEP – or a pill that makes it difficult (but not impossible) to contract HIV – it’s no surprise that more queer men are barebacking. It is your choice to have unprotected sex, yes, but you need to make sure you have all your facts in place.

World AIDS Day 2018: A new book speaks of HIV positive sex workers, their fight for agency
Life

World AIDS Day 2018: A new book speaks of HIV positive sex workers, their fight for agency

Ashok Alexander, the author of the book and founder-director of the organisation Avahan, spent a minimum of four days in the field every week, to understand and build relationships with sex workers

In 2017, India had nearly 21.40 lakh people living with HIV, over two-fifths of them women, says NACO report
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In 2017, India had nearly 21.40 lakh people living with HIV, over two-fifths of them women, says NACO report

India had an estimated 21.40 lakh people living with HIV in 2017, with slightly more than two-fifth of them being women, the National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO) said on Friday.

US witnesses alarming rise in STD 'epidemic': California on front line with over 300 cases of congenital syphilis in 2017
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US witnesses alarming rise in STD 'epidemic': California on front line with over 300 cases of congenital syphilis in 2017

Sexually transmitted diseases have made an alarming resurgence across the United States, where 2016 saw a record two million cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis, including 628 cases of congenital syphilis. But California, the most populous US state, stands out for its willingness to tackle the crisis head-on, with cases of the three ailments up 45 percent in 2017 from five years ago.

HIV prevalence rate highest in Manipur, finds study; Nagaland has over 22,000 cases
India

HIV prevalence rate highest in Manipur, finds study; Nagaland has over 22,000 cases

Nagaland has 22,878 'People living with HIV' and AIDS cases, an official of Nagaland State AIDS Control Society said.

How Safe Masti's providing men a safe, non judgmental space for obtaining information on HIV/AIDS
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How Safe Masti's providing men a safe, non judgmental space for obtaining information on HIV/AIDS

At a time when more people gravitate towards dating apps and social media, Safe Masti is disseminating information about HIV and ways to prevent it in the digital space | #FirstCulture

Call Me By Your Name sequel will tackle the AIDS crisis, reveals director Luca Guadagnino
Entertainment

Call Me By Your Name sequel will tackle the AIDS crisis, reveals director Luca Guadagnino

Call Me By Your Name director Luca Guadagnino hopes the movies develop as a decades-long Before Sunrise-like series.

World AIDS Day: Activists participate in awareness campaigns
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World AIDS Day: Activists participate in awareness campaigns

The WHO report cites worrying numbers, when it comes to awareness about HIV in young girls. Fewer than one in every five girls between 15 years and 19 years of age are aware of their HIV status.

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

Government restores funding for HIV-AIDS program
India

Government restores funding for HIV-AIDS program

India's federal government said it will restore funding to the country's HIV-AIDS program months after it cut its contribution and asked regional governments to fill in the gaps.

Untraceable after nine attacks, 'syringe-psycho' spreads terror in streets of Andhra Pradesh town
India

Untraceable after nine attacks, 'syringe-psycho' spreads terror in streets of Andhra Pradesh town

Why exactly would a man ride around on a bike pricking women with injections? That is the question being asked in AP, as police look for an unidentified syringe-wielding man who is said to have assaulted at least nine women.

Obama reserves $100 million for HIV research
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Obama reserves $100 million for HIV research

President Barack Obama announced Monday the US will shift $100 million into research efforts in the next three years aimed at curing HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus).