Jonathan Van Ness was diagnosed with HIV at the age of 25 but he hopes to be an out-and-proud 'member of the beautiful HIV-positive community'
As indicated by the name - human immunodeficiency virus - the virus attacks the immune system and makes the body more vulnerable to diseases.
The second patient is proof that a near-death experience isn't necessarily part of a cure for HIV.
Testing for HIV & treating AIDS is oh-so-important – there are many ways you can/can't contract it.
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
World AIDS Day: Health organisations urge people to get tested for HIV; here's why you should 'know your status'
1 December is marked as the World AIDS Day every year to spread awareness and unite people in the fight against HIV/AIDS.
Scientists decode the genome of the HIV variant found in India, expect data to be useful for controlling the disease
Because HIV exhibits huge genetic diversity, the virus undergoes frequent genomic changes and each new variant differs in its response to therapy.
SC judgment denying HIV positive rape survivor right to terminate pregnancy overlooks her reproductive autonomy
This week, the Supreme Court declined to permit a Patna-based woman to legally terminate her pregnancy, citing danger to her life. The woman is 26 weeks pregnant, a rape survivor and HIV positive.
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that an HIV positive destitute woman, who was raped on the streets of Patna and is 26 weeks pregnant, cannot abort the foetus as a medical report has suggested it would be risky for both.
World AIDS Day: Over 14 million HIV positive people unaware of infection; WHO recommends self-testing
HIV self-testing means people can use oral fluid or blood-finger-pricks to discover their status in a private and convenient setting, the WHO release said.
Dating websites and apps may be behind the growing number of newly HIV-infected men in the US, a new study has said
An unlicensed Cambodian doctor was sentenced to 25 years in prison Thursday after he was found guilty of infecting more than 200 people with HIV.
US actor Charlie Sheen, as well known for his on-screen work as his off-screen antics, revealed on Tuesday he is HIV-positive, and paid millions of dollars in hush money.
Plight of a Chinese boy with HIV virus, reportedly pushed to leave his home by 200 villagers who signed a petition, sparked protests online.
Rapid evolution of HIV, the human immunodeficiency virus, is slowing its ability to cause AIDS, according to a study of more than 2,000 women in Africa.
The manner in which the PTA has held an entire school in the South Goa to ransom over 13 HIV+ve students goes to show HIV apartheid continues
US President Barack Obama signed into law Thursday a bill that allows scientists to carry out research into organ donations from one person with HIV to another.
An eight-year-old girl, suffering from thalassaemia, has been afflicted by HIV after blood transfusions at two government hospitals, including one here in Wayanad district, her relatives claimed on Wednesday.