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First Rohingya Woman Shot Dead in Bangladesh Drugs Clampdown

Dhaka: Bangladesh security forces have shot dead a Rohingya woman in a border town known as a gateway for smuggling meth pills from neighbouring Myanmar, officials said Sunday. Rights activists said Rumana Akter, 20, was the first Rohingya woman to be

Trump’s Global Gag Rule Is Making It Harder to Fight the AIDS Crisis

President Trump’s State of the Union speech kicked off the year with some dramatic gestures toward “global leadership,” promising to put the United States at the forefront of a crusade to end the AIDS crisis worldwide. But between the lines, Trump’s global humanitarian

Big Sean talks about struggle with anxiety and depression

Big Sean has spoken about his struggle with anxiety and depression, which forced him to cancel a tour in 2018. Sean revealed that he went through a difficult period last year around his 30th birthday. He says that around that time,

India cut 84 per cent TB deaths in AIDS patients by 2017

GENEVA: India achieved 84 per cent reduction in tuberculosis deaths among people living with HIV by 2017 – three years ahead of the target, said a report by The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS). The report on Friday showed

World AIDS Day 2018: 30 questions about HIV/AIDS, answered, for 30 years of World AIDS Day

People around the world on Saturday will observe the 30th annual World AIDS Day, an event aimed at spreading awareness of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. To mark the 30th anniversary of the world’s first global health day, here are 30 frequently asked questions, myths,

6 signs you’re NOT ready for a real relationship

“Some of the biggest challenges in relationships come from the fact that most people enter a relationship in order to get something: they’re trying to find someone who’s going to make them feel good. In reality, the only way a relationship

World’s second man cleared of AIDS virus invigorates quest for cure

LONDON/CHICAGO (Reuters) – Scientific investigation into the world’s second man cleared of the AIDS virus is zooming in on a gene and a treatment side-effect, as newly-enthused researchers strive to find a cure for the disease that has killed millions. FILE

When Akshay Kumar’s unprepared speech on AIDS left Saif Ali Khan in splits

Akshay compares his on-screen pairing with Saif to the famous comedy-duo Laurel and Hardy Akshay Kumar is known for taking up social causes and openly talking about taboos. Films like Toilet: Ek Prem Katha and Pad Man, which pave way for

Our hope for Aids cure lies in continued research

The writer says the “Berlin” patient is the only person in the world who has been functionally cured of HIV. This was achieved through a bone marrow transplant, a similar complicated and risky procedure as the “London” patient had about three

World is inching closer towards a breakthrough on HIV/AIDS

The first time was in 2008, when Timothy Ray Brown (who disclosed his identity in 2010) was reported to show no trace of HIV replication in his body following a stem cell transplant. The world is inching closer towards a breakthrough