Human Immunodeficiency-virus

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COVID-19 vaccine at least a year away: Three other diseases humans learned to live with without vaccines
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COVID-19 vaccine at least a year away: Three other diseases humans learned to live with without vaccines

Here are three deadly diseases which are affecting human life severely but do not have a vaccine yet.

Scientists look for a way to neutralise the HIV threat
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Scientists look for a way to neutralise the HIV threat

Researchers, in a creative leap, are looking at a different, but related, virus to find a way to neutralise the HIV threat.

There might finally be a cure for HIV
Health

There might finally be a cure for HIV

Researchers at the American Gene Technologies (AGT), a pharmaceutical company in the US, have claimed that they have developed a permanent cure for HIV.

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

CRISPR combined with new ART treatment cures HIV in mice for first time
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CRISPR combined with new ART treatment cures HIV in mice for first time

This new development is the second biggest breakthrough in HIV medicine since antiretroviral treatment itself.

After HIV positive woman kills self in Karnataka lake, villagers demand authorities drain it of water
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After HIV positive woman kills self in Karnataka lake, villagers demand authorities drain it of water

Villagers at Morab, about 30 kilometres from Hubballi, informed authorities they would not use the lake till fresh water was filled.

HIV patient attempts suicide, poisons daughters' food in Tamil Nadu's Erode district; girls declared dead, father critical
India

HIV patient attempts suicide, poisons daughters' food in Tamil Nadu's Erode district; girls declared dead, father critical

After the neighbours noticed the three lying unconscious, they informed Tamil Nadu police, who rushed to the spot and shifted them to Anthiyur Government Hospital

Act prohibiting discrimination against people with HIV/AIDS in effect from 10 September; law was passed in April 2017
India

Act prohibiting discrimination against people with HIV/AIDS in effect from 10 September; law was passed in April 2017

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has announced the implementation of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) Act, 2017 starting 10 September, 2018.

Political will to expand HIV treatment necessary in order to eradicate AIDS by 2020, India tells UN
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Political will to expand HIV treatment necessary in order to eradicate AIDS by 2020, India tells UN

India said that achieving global targets of ending AIDS epidemic requires political will to ensure expansion of community-led approaches to HIV treatment.

Why 2.1 million Indians infected with HIV do not get the drugs they need
India

Why 2.1 million Indians infected with HIV do not get the drugs they need

Each of an estimated 2.1 million Indians infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) should be getting a cocktail of drugs to prolong their lives.

Bungled blood transfusions infect 2,234 with HIV virus in India
India

Bungled blood transfusions infect 2,234 with HIV virus in India

Almost 2,234 people across the country have been infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) during the blood transfusions in the past 17 months

HIV drug may check skin cancer becoming drug-resistant: Study
Life

HIV drug may check skin cancer becoming drug-resistant: Study

A drug prescribed for patients affected with HIV infection is likely to prevent skin cancer developing resistance at the initial stages, finds a new study.

Boost for future cure as scientists discover 'hiding place' of HIV in human cells
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Boost for future cure as scientists discover 'hiding place' of HIV in human cells

A team of scientists in Italy has discovered the "hiding place" of HIV virus in cells that holds promise for important developments towards new therapies to cure the disease.

California authorities issue health alert after HIV infection on porn film set
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California authorities issue health alert after HIV infection on porn film set

California public health officials issued an alert Monday after finding "very strong evidence" that an adult film actor became infected with HIV as a result of unprotected sex on an out-of-state film shoot.

Goa: HIV plus kids chased out of school, parents want others gone too
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Goa: HIV plus kids chased out of school, parents want others gone too

Parents protesting against the admission of 13 HIV+ve students to Goa’s Fatima High School, in South Goa’s Rivona village, appear to have won round one.

In Goa, parents threaten boycott if school admits HIV positive students
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In Goa, parents threaten boycott if school admits HIV positive students

Savio and twelve other students afflicted with HIV, are the subject of a brewing controversy in Rivona village, in Goa’s south eastern sub district of Sanguem.