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56 percent drop in HIV infections since 2000


August 24th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The number of new annual HIV infections has declined by around 56 percent during the last decade in the country, the Lok Sabha was informed ... Read more...

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‘India has four lakh men who have sex with men’ (Lead)


March 13th, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) The government Tuesday told the Supreme Court that there were four lakh men who have sex with men (MSM) in India and face a high ... Read more...

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Liquor gives a kick, but may also kick in unsafe sex


December 12th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Dec 12 (IANS) Alcohol consumption, which gives a high, has long been associated with unsafe sex. Now, a new study directly relates it to HIV infection.In spite of ... Read more...

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Circumcision would do little to prevent HIV in gay men: Study


July 23rd, 2010 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 23 (ANI): Circumcision in gay men would have little effect on reducing HIV incidence, according to a new US study.Circumcision is thought to reduce the risk of HIV transmission by ... Read more...

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Intervention effort reduces HIV incidence among female sex workers


July 1st, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 1 (ANI): Even a modest behavioral intervention program averaging just 35 minutes can measurably reduce the incidence of HIV and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among female sex workers in the ... Read more...

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Global HIV figures underestimated: US study


August 5th, 2008 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
London Aug 5 (ANI): A US study has questioned the credibility of the global HIV statistics, claiming that US health officials have annually been underestimating new HIV infections by 40 percent, ... Read more...

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US HIV infection rate higher than previously thought


August 3rd, 2008 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Washington, Aug 3 (DPA) The rate of annual new HIV infections in the US is about 40 percent higher than previously thought, and African American men and women suffer nearly half of ... Read more...

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Antiretroviral therapy may be an HIV prevention strategy


July 1st, 2008 - 6:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 1 (ANI): A new research has revealed that the widespread use of highly active antiretroviral therapy may reduce the incidence of HIV but has been overlooked by public health ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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