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132,000 people suffering with HIV/ AIDS in Pakistan

2 days ago
According to the report presented by the Attorney General Office in the Supreme Court on Monday, proposes that at least 132,000 at least populace in Pakistan is suffering with AIDS.  The report was arranged for a suo motu case on high…

World lags badly on targets to slash TB, HIV, obesity: study

1 year, 1 month ago
PARIS: Not a single country, out of nearly 200 reviewed, was on track to meet the UN target of eliminating new tuberculosis infections by 2030, according to a global health review published Wednesday. At the same time, less than five…

Test can detect HIV within a week of infection: researchers

1 year, 8 months ago
MADRID: Spain's top research institution said Thursday it has patented an HIV test that can detect the AIDS-causing virus within a week of infection, the fastest yet. A "biosensor" developed by scientists of the Spanish National Research…

Gilead challenges GSK with strong HIV drug data

1 year, 8 months ago
SEATTLE: Gilead Sciences has thrown down a challenge to GlaxoSmithKline with good clinical trial results for an experimental HIV drug that works in the same way as the British group's successful dolutegravir. Gilead's bictegravir,…

World AIDS Day 2016 being observed today

1 year, 10 months ago
The annual World AIDS Day is being marked on Thursday (today) in order to raise awareness of the disorder, which affects the immune system. World AIDS Day was first observed on 1st December 1988. Since then, this date is dedicated to…

Study shows durable benefits of early HIV treatment

2 years, 2 months ago
Early treatment of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) can dramatically reduce the odds of passing the deadly disease on to others, and the protection persists for years, according to final results from a major study that looked at the…

HIV diagnostic kit wins European inventors prize

2 years, 4 months ago
LISBON: A rapid HIV diagnostic kit for developing nations, designed by Cambridge University researcher Helen Lee, won the Popular Prize at the European Inventor Awards on Thursday.