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Lack of syringes hits Himachal’s HIV tests

October 13th, 2011 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 13 (IANS) After condoms, it is now disposable syringes that are in short supply in Himachal Pradesh, severely hitting the state's AIDS control programme.For over three months, the ... Read more...

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Sexually transmitted diseases among Aussie youngsters on the rise

May 29th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, May 29 (ANI): Experts have called for a new HIV awareness campaign after it was seen that venereal disease among young Australians has skyrocketed.According to federal government figures, the number of ... Read more...

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Why circumcised men are less likely to get infected with HIV

January 6th, 2010 - 11:25 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): Circumcision substantially lowers HIV risk among men by changing the bacterial communities of the penis, finds a new study.According to scientists at the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) ... 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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AIDS vaccine search in US makes major U-turn after letdowns

July 27th, 2008 - 9:26 am ICT by IANS
DPA Washington, July 27 (DPA) After major disappointments, AIDS research in the US is making a significant turn away from human clinical trials and back to laboratory basics in the search for an ... Read more...

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