New HIV cure on the brink after monkey study

Scientists may have found a way to suppress an HIV-like infection in monkeys, without the need for ongoing drug therapy. The researchers added antibody therapy to standard drug treatment given to macaque monkeys infected with simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV). After three months, the animals were taken off the drugs, but[Read More…]

AIDS cases reduced by 54 percent: Govt

The government on Tuesday said that the number of AIDS related deaths in the country has reduced by 54% between 2007 and 2015. “The number of AIDS related deaths has reduced by 54 per cent from 2007 to 2015. As on October, 2016, 21,406 and 1,636 Integrated Counselling and Testing[Read More…]

AIDS: Myth around ‘Patient Zero’ busted

A combination of research, both historical and genetic in nature has revealed the error and hype that led to the coining of the term ‘Patient Zero’ and the blaming of one man for the spread of HIV athwart North America. The new study proves that a flight attendant who became[Read More…]

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