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Queer Eye star Jonathan Van Ness reveals he's HIV-positive, opens up about ‘devastating’ diagnosis
Entertainment

Queer Eye star Jonathan Van Ness reveals he's HIV-positive, opens up about ‘devastating’ diagnosis

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'

Here's a refresher course on HIV and the drugs that can help manage it
Health

Here's a refresher course on HIV and the drugs that can help manage it

As indicated by the name - human immunodeficiency virus - the virus attacks the immune system and makes the body more vulnerable to diseases.

Second patient reportedly cured of HIV in big milestone for AIDS treatment
science

Second patient reportedly cured of HIV in big milestone for AIDS treatment

The second patient is proof that a near-death experience isn't necessarily part of a cure for HIV.

World AIDS Day: It's time we knew our status, risks and chances of contracting HIV
science

World AIDS Day: It's time we knew our status, risks and chances of contracting HIV

Testing for HIV & treating AIDS is oh-so-important – there are many ways you can/can't contract it.

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

World AIDS Day: Health organisations urge people to get tested for HIV; here's why you should 'know your status'
India

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
News & Analysis

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
India

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.

Supreme Court: HIV positive rape victim can't terminate pregnancy as it is risky
India

Supreme Court: HIV positive rape victim can't terminate pregnancy as it is risky

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
Life

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.

Watch out! Dating sites may be spreading HIV, claim researchers
Life

Watch out! Dating sites may be spreading HIV, claim researchers

Dating websites and apps may be behind the growing number of newly HIV-infected men in the US, a new study has said

Cambodian doctor guilty of infecting patients with HIV
World

Cambodian doctor guilty of infecting patients with HIV

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.

Charlie Sheen reveals he is HIV-positive, receives support from Magic Johnson
Entertainment

Charlie Sheen reveals he is HIV-positive, receives support from Magic Johnson

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.

China shaming: 200 villagers vote, sign petition to expel HIV-positive boy
World

China shaming: 200 villagers vote, sign petition to expel HIV-positive boy

Plight of a Chinese boy with HIV virus, reportedly pushed to leave his home by 200 villagers who signed a petition, sparked protests online.

World Aids Day: HIV is losing its edge, becoming less deadly, finds study
Life

World Aids Day: HIV is losing its edge, becoming less deadly, finds study

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.

Students discriminated: Goa has always treated HIV positive patients badly
India

Students discriminated: Goa has always treated HIV positive patients badly

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

Obama signs bill okaying HIV-positive organ donation research
World

Obama signs bill okaying HIV-positive organ donation research

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.

Eight-year-old girl tests HIV positive after blood transfusion in Kerala
India

Eight-year-old girl tests HIV positive after blood transfusion in Kerala

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.