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Immune cells that act as ‘body’s border patrol’ identified


February 8th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 8 (ANI): Researchers have identified an immune cell population that acts as the body's border patrol with the outside world and limit the inner body's exposure to allergens, pollutants, viruses, ... Read more...

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AIDS immunity is all in the proteins!


December 27th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 27 (ANI): It is the proteins which help some HIV infected people not end up having AIDS, a new study has suggested.A large-scale genetic analysis has suggested that tiny changes ... Read more...

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China to have 1.2 mn HIV-affected people by 2015


December 4th, 2010 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 4 (IANS) China will have about 1.2 million people living with HIV/AIDS by 2015, says a government report.China has over 740,000 HIV/AIDS patients in the mainland and sex is one ... Read more...

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Roberto Alomar’s girl friend sues him for infecting her with HIV


October 8th, 2010 - 3:28 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
The ex-girlfriend of basketball star, Roberto Alomar has sued him for knowingly infecting her with HIV. The ex-girlfriend, Ilya Dall, 31 is claiming $15 million in damages.Alomar, 41 who quit basketball in ... Read more...

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Why some people with HIV develop AIDS and others don’t


May 6th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 6 (ANI): Scientists are a step closer to understanding why some people with HIV develop full-blown AIDS, and others don't.Researchers in Massachusetts and California say that the answer lies in ... Read more...

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Bengal’s HIV orphans get help from Italy


January 28th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Baruipur (West Bengal), Jan 28 (IANS) Eleven-year-old Pathik brims with confidence as he sits in his adopted home Anandaghar. The days when the HIV-positive child and his mother -- seriously ill with ... Read more...

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Patients infected with particular HIV subtype more likely to develop dementia


August 29th, 2009 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 29 (ANI): Johns Hopkins researchers have found that infections with a particular subtype of HIV increase people's likelihood of developing dementia, compared to infections with other subtypes.Writing about their ... 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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Why some HIV patients remain symptom free for years without treatment


August 13th, 2008 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 13 (ANI): AIDS experts at Johns Hopkins say that it is probably because of the strength of the immune system, and not any defects an HIV strain, that some ... Read more...

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Finding spurs hopes of anti-AIDS vaccine


August 12th, 2008 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 12 (IANS) Clinching evidence unearthed by John Hopkins researchers about why some people with HIV remain symptom free even without treatment, has raised hopes of a vaccine against AIDS. These ... Read more...

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New HIV drug introduced in Britain


January 28th, 2008 - 4:00 pm ICT by admin
London, January 28 (ANI): Providing a fresh impetus to the fight against AIDS, a new class of medication for people with HIV was introduced in Britain on Monday.Raltegravir is available in ... Read more...

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HIV-hit children offer prayers to Goddess Durga in West Bengal


November 14th, 2007 - 2:31 am ICT by admin
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Scientists track genetic journey of HIV from birth to death


November 14th, 2007 - 2:24 am ICT by admin
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