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HIV drugs stop sexual transmission of AIDS virus, say doctors

HIV-suppressing medication could stop sexual transmission of the AIDS virus among gay couples — even if they had sex without condoms. Authors of the study, published in medical journal The Lancet on Friday, presented it as evidence that the spread of HIV could be

HIV-suppressing drugs prevent transmission of AIDS virus: Study

HIV-suppressing medication can make the AIDS virus “untransmittable” even among couples who have sex without using condoms, new research shows. The Europe-wide study monitored nearly 1,000 gay male couples over a period of eight years, where one partner was HIV-positive and receiving

‘It Might Get Worse’: Drug Resistance, Dip in Funds May Aggravate Cases of HIV AIDS

“People think the problem of HIV AIDS is over, but it is quite possible that the problem is going to get worse,” said Dr Mark Feinberg, president and CEO of the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI), pointing out that the rate

ANGLE device aids ground-breaking research on cancer spread

ANGLE PLC’s (LON:AGL) liquid biopsy system has been deployed in ground-breaking research assessing the role of the body’s own immune suppressor cells in promoting the cancer spread – a process called metastasis. The company’s Parsortix device proved efficient at harvesting circulating

Arizona governor signs repeal of HIV/AIDS instruction law

Arizona’s Republican governor quickly signed a bill Thursday repealing a 1991 state law that had barred HIV and AIDS instruction that “promotes a homosexual lifestyle.” The move was intended to end a discrimination lawsuit filed by LGBTQ groups. Gov. Doug Ducey’s

More women getting HIV/AIDS than men in Ghana

About 65% of Ghana’s HIV/AIDS population are females, the Ghana Aids Commission has revealed. This is according to the 2017 national and sub-national HIV and AIDS estimates and projections report. The report adds that the country’s HIV/AIDS population is currently at

A Third HIV Patient Now Appears To Have Been Cured of AIDS, But It’s Complicated

Timothy Ray Brown poses for a photograph, Monday, March 4, 2019, in Seattle. Brown, also known as the “Berlin patient,” was the first person to be cured of HIV infection, more than a decade ago. Now researchers are reporting a second

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

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,