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Certain brain cells may have role in allowing HIV to spread in body despite treatment, suggests recent research
Health

Certain brain cells may have role in allowing HIV to spread in body despite treatment, suggests recent research

Generally, HIV attacks the immune system of a person by infecting CD4 positive (CD4+) T cells, which are a type of white blood cells

Author and playwright Larry Kramer, who used his work to raise consciousness about AIDS, dies at 84
Lifestyle

Author and playwright Larry Kramer, who used his work to raise consciousness about AIDS, dies at 84

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.

Rise in anti-Asian sentiment following coronavirus outbreak is hardly a new phenomenon, experts say
World

Rise in anti-Asian sentiment following coronavirus outbreak is hardly a new phenomenon, experts say

To historians and public health researchers, the racialized responses to the emerging coronavirus are nothing new. From 14th century plague to HIV/AIDS and the recent round of Ebola, infectious disease outbreaks have often coincided with surges of prejudice and marginalization.

Indian scientists find out molecular mechanism behind the dormant Tuberculosis bacteria
science

Indian scientists find out molecular mechanism behind the dormant Tuberculosis bacteria

A protein molecule called MPT63 secreted by the bacteria maybe playing a role in the release process.

India supplies nearly two-thirds of world's AIDS treatment drugs; plays major role in global fight against disease
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India supplies nearly two-thirds of world's AIDS treatment drugs; plays major role in global fight against disease

Significant advances have been made in understanding, treatment, and prevention of HIV/AIDS globally, Tripathi said.

Tuberculosis may be eradicated by 2045 with better research funding, awareness
science

Tuberculosis may be eradicated by 2045 with better research funding, awareness

There has not been a new and commercially available vaccination for tuberculosis in a century.

Climate change, pollution, dengue in WHO's list of health threats to watch in 2019
science

Climate change, pollution, dengue in WHO's list of health threats to watch in 2019

The list highlights issues will 'demand the attention' of WHO & their partner organisations.

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.

India's healthcare apathy: Poor quality of care kills more than lack of access to treatment facilities
India

India's healthcare apathy: Poor quality of care kills more than lack of access to treatment facilities

More than one million of 8.6 million preventable deaths were from neonatal conditions and tuberculosis in people who accessed the health system but received poor quality of care in 2016.

Cabinet increases monetary assistance given to patients with HIV/AIDS in Delhi
science

Cabinet increases monetary assistance given to patients with HIV/AIDS in Delhi

Monetary budgets for orphans infected with the disease was enhanced from Rs 2,050 to Rs 4,100.

Apple's special edition iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus Product Red launched in India from Rs 67,490 onwards
News & Analysis

Apple's special edition iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus Product Red launched in India from Rs 67,490 onwards

Earlier this month, Apple launched iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus in red colour globally as part of its partnership with (PRODUCT) RED.

Apple to announce a new RED coloured variant of the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus today: Report
News & Analysis

Apple to announce a new RED coloured variant of the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus today: Report

Reports state that an internal memo was distributed to Virgin Mobile employees about this special iPhone 8 edition.

Donald Trump's pick for drug czar Tom Marino withdraws after damaging opioid report
World

Donald Trump's pick for drug czar Tom Marino withdraws after damaging opioid report

Republican Tom Marino, President Donald Trump's nominee to be the nation's drug czar, has withdrawn from consideration following reports that he played a key role in weakening the federal government's authority to stop companies from distributing opioids.

Rohingya crisis: Bangladesh to provide birth control kits to refugees amid fears of population rise in migrants
World

Rohingya crisis: Bangladesh to provide birth control kits to refugees amid fears of population rise in migrants

Bangladesh will launch a birth control campaign among the Rohingya Muslims amid fears that the refugee population could rise sharply with the influx of the ethnic minority Myanmar nationals

Michael Friedman, noted theatre composer and lyricist, passes away aged 41
Entertainment

Michael Friedman, noted theatre composer and lyricist, passes away aged 41

Michael Friedman's play Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson made its world premiere in 2009 and went on to become a huge success.

Drought-led migration is making girls prey to trafficking in Andhra Pradesh's Kadiri, pushing town towards HIV/AIDS
India

Drought-led migration is making girls prey to trafficking in Andhra Pradesh's Kadiri, pushing town towards HIV/AIDS

In Kadiri, a small town in the drought-affected Anantpur district of Andhra Pradesh, hundreds of teenage girls left behind by migrant parents fall prey to human traffickers, who force them into flesh trade under the guise of a better life and job

World AIDS Day: Surprise monkey study could lead to 'functional' cure for HIV
Life

World AIDS Day: Surprise monkey study could lead to 'functional' cure for HIV

A surprising monkey study may have a possible functional cure for HIV that works without ART

World AIDS Day: Social stigma causing depression in HIV patients
Life

World AIDS Day: Social stigma causing depression in HIV patients

Social stigma, fear of isolation attached to HIV infection is driving patients towards depression and suicide

World AIDS Day: United by HIV, those living with the condition build support systems
Life

World AIDS Day: United by HIV, those living with the condition build support systems

Apart from creating awareness, the HIV programme in India has brought a much-needed acceptance to a plethora of identities and sexual orientations and has offered space for movements and advocacy

On World AIDS Day, a look at films on HIV/AIDS, from Philadelphia to Phir Milenge
Entertainment

On World AIDS Day, a look at films on HIV/AIDS, from Philadelphia to Phir Milenge

Here are a list of five films that celebrate and talk about the challenges being accepted as a AIDS patient to the challenges of being in love on World Aids Day.