hiv epidemiology

Coming soon: pee-on mobile chip to predict STD


November 9th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 9 (ANI): Doctors and scientists in Britain have claimed that people can soon diagnose sexually-transmitted diseases (STD) by urinating on a computer chip, plugging it into their cell phones or ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Researchers Discover Most Powerful HIV Antibody


July 9th, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Bethesda, July 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) American researchers have confirmed the discovery of three antibodies which is said to be capable of removing HIV strains by 91 percent. Moving ahead, the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

70 percent of hepatitis C cases curable with early treatment


April 27th, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 27 (IANS) Up to 70 percent of hepatitis C cases are curable if early treatment is sought, according to a new international study. The study by National Centre for HIV ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Faulty Swiss Commission advice may see HIV infection quadrupling: Study


July 30th, 2008 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 30 (ANI): Researchers at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) have warned that infection with HIV could be four times higher in certain populations if people with HIV ... Read more...

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New HIV drug offers hope for millions


July 30th, 2008 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 30 (ANI): Scientists at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) say that a drug to treat HIV infection offers new hope for millions of patients.The researchers say ... Read more...

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Climate change may increase HIV rates


May 1st, 2008 - 4:11 pm ICT by admin
Washington , May 1 (ANI): A leading researcher from the University of New South Wales (UNSW) has cautioned that social factors, including economic pressures, caused by climate change may in turn ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Over 325,000 Indians die of TB every year


March 23rd, 2008 - 11:44 am ICT by admin
(March 24 is World TB Day) By Prashant K. Nanda New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) India is home to over 3.4 million tuberculosis patients at any time - about one-fifth of the global figure, ... Read more...

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India tops in TB prevalence, drug resistance alarming: WHO


March 18th, 2008 - 10:25 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) India is number one in terms of tuberculosis (TB) prevalence and an alarming 17 percent patients have developed multi-drug resistance, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said Tuesday. ... Read more...

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Circumcision protects gay men just from syphilis, not other STDs


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