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My friend’s death saved me: Elton John

July 16th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 16 (IANS) Singer Elton John credits his late friend for helping him overcome his drug addiction.The singer was a huge cocaine addict when his 18-year-old friend Ryan White ... Read more...

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MPs urged to spread word on AIDS

December 1st, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Thursday urged the members to lend a helping hand to those suffering from HIV/AIDS and spread awareness about the ... Read more...

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Media coverage on HIV/AIDS down by 70pc in developed world: Study

November 30th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 30 (ANI): An international team of researchers has revealed that media coverage on HIV/AIDS has fallen by more than 70 percent in developed countries over the last 20 years.While in ... Read more...

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Pope’s stance on condoms ‘not revolutionary’, says Vatican

November 22nd, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 22 (ANI): The Vatican has sought to clarify Pope Benedict's remarks on the use of condoms, reported in a book to be published this week, insisting the pontiff's comments were ... Read more...

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World leaders lack will to treat HIV/AIDS victims: S. Africa deputy president

July 19th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
Vienna (Austria), July 19 (ANI):World leaders lack the political will to ensure that everyone infected with HIV and Aids gets treatment, said South Africa's Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe in Vienna on Sunday."I ... Read more...

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Latest Aids Pill Undergoing Trial Could Be The Next Medical Revolution

April 6th, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 6, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The 30-year-old conflict against AIDS has generated its share of remarkable triumphs. In America, behavioral transformations and an amalgamation of drug remedies diminished the AIDS-related ... Read more...

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Gilead AIDS Pills To Prevent Virus Infection?

April 6th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Apr 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The AIDS pandemic had ravaged countries all across the world which has claimed the lives of millions of innocent victims. Countries worldwide have taken initiatives to ... Read more...

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South African orphanage blaze kills 15

February 9th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Feb 9 (DPA) Fifteen people, including at least eight children, were burnt to death when a fire broke out at an orphanage in South Africa Tuesday, officials said. Another nine children were ... Read more...

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Old Zambian warhorse wants India’s help in fight against AIDS

January 7th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Devirupa Mitra Lusaka, Jan 7 (IANS) One of the old warhorses of Africa's colonial struggle, Kenneth Kaunda, who was a contemporary of Indira Gandhi, wants India's help in fighting a new adversary ... Read more...

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Anti-HIV microbicide ineffective, trials show

December 14th, 2009 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 14 (IANS) British medical trials in Africa have shown a promising anti-HIV gel to be ineffective, dashing hopes for a cheap way to prevent the AIDS pandemic, a newspaper reported ... Read more...

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Today is World AIDS Day 2009

December 1st, 2009 - 8:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Baltimore, Dec 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The historic World AIDS Day, is today, i.e. on December 1 each year. It is exclusively dedicated to raising awareness of the AIDS pandemic caused by ... Read more...

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Obama announces end to HIV entry ban

October 31st, 2009 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 30 (DPA) A US rule banning foreigners with HIV or AIDS from entering the US will be lifted by early January, President Barack Obama announced Friday. The elimination of the ... Read more...

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Carla Bruni takes a pop at Pope Benedict XVI over Aids comment

May 19th, 2009 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 19 (ANI): French First Lady Carla Bruni has launched a scathing attack on Pope Benedict XVI accusing him of 'damaging' Africa with his approach to contraception.The 41-year-old singer and supermodel ... Read more...

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Primate ancestors of HIV could be younger than previously believed

May 1st, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 1 (ANI): In a surprising discovery, scientists have found that the ancestors of the simian immunodeficiency viruses (SIVs) that jumped from chimpanzees and monkeys, and ignited the HIV/AIDS pandemic in ... Read more...

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HIV vaccine may be developed in five years, says Nobel Prize laureate

December 7th, 2008 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 7 (ANI): A therapeutic vaccine to end AIDS pandemic is likely to be created within five years, according to Nobel Prize laureate in medicine Luc Montagnier.Montagnier and Francoise ... Read more...

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Global threat of AIDS pandemic among heterosexuals over: WHO

June 9th, 2008 - 10:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 9 (ANI): World Health Organisation (WHO) has revealed that the threat posed by HIV/AIDS has finally disappeared among heterosexuals the world over.Kevin de Cock, the head of the ... Read more...

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Experts call for major shift in HIV prevention priorities

May 9th, 2008 - 1:46 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 9 (ANI): New research shows that the most common HIV prevention strategiescondom promotion, HIV testing, treatment of other sexually transmitted infections (STIs), vaccine and microbicide research, and abstinencehave not ... Read more...

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Tropics to be next epidemic hotspot

February 21st, 2008 - 11:06 am ICT by admin
New York, Feb 21 (IANS) A host of deadly diseases like HIV, Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), West Nile virus and Ebola are flexing their muscles - and scientists now have a ... Read more...

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