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This AIDS day, talk of universal access and human rights (Dec 1 is World AIDS Day)


December 1st, 2010 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) With 'universal access and human rights' the theme for World AIDS Day this year, the focus of the Indian government is on increasing diagnosis and treatment ... Read more...

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Nearly 61,000 HIV-infected in Punjab


November 30th, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 30 (IANS) The number of HIV cases in Punjab is going up due to increased prevalence of the infection among injectable drug users and now stands at nearly 61,000, ... Read more...

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97,000 kids test positive for AIDS from 2007-2009


December 8th, 2009 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) As many as 96,942 children tested positive for AIDS during the last three years in India, Minister of State for Health Dinesh Trivedi said Tuesday. The highest was ... Read more...

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Manipur hosts a cycle rally to spread HIV/AIDS awareness


December 1st, 2009 - 7:25 pm ICT by ANI
Thoubal (Manipur), Dec 1 (ANI): A lot of people gathered here at the cycle rally held on Sunday (November 29) to spread awareness about HIV/AIDS.Thousands of enthusiasts took part in the event ... Read more...

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‘Paediatric HIV care should be integral to health programmes’


November 30th, 2009 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Early diagnosis of HIV without regular follow ups that ensure access to health services is of little use. Keeping that in mind, paediatric HIV care and treatment ... Read more...

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Babies of HIV patients to be tested at four weeks


October 18th, 2009 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Prashant K. Nanda New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The government is to carry out HIV tests on four-week-old and above babies of all AIDS patients - a significant decision aimed at ... Read more...

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Urine LAM-ELISA not effective as independent diagnostic test for pulmonary TB


August 28th, 2009 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 28 (ANI): A trial of the new diagnostic urine LAM-ELISA has indicated that it may not be useful as an independent diagnostic test for pulmonary tuberculosis (TB).Detailed in the open ... Read more...

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Women in abusive relationships more vulnerable to HIV


May 23rd, 2009 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 23 (IANS) Women trapped in physically abusive relationships are more vulnerable to HIV infection, says a study led by an Indian-Canadian. The study, involving about 14,000 women, shows that "intimate partner ... Read more...

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Abusive relationships raise women’s HIV infection risk


May 22nd, 2009 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 22 (ANI): Women who are in physically abusive relationships are at higher risk for HIV infection, reveals a new US study.The study, which involved nearly 14,000 women, appears in the ... Read more...

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Universal testing and quick treatment would slash AIDS


November 27th, 2008 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 27 (ANI): Universal HIV testing and immediate antiretroviral treatment (ART) following diagnosis of HIV infection could reduce the number of people developing full-blown AIDS by up to 95 percent ... Read more...

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