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‘Special’ mothers to take care of ’special’ children (Feature)


September 18th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 18 (IANS) Two years ago 40-year old Anuradha, who is HIV positive, came to Jaipur with a frail body and weak mind clouded with uncertainty about her future. ... Read more...

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HIV-positive rapist faces trial for attempt to murder


June 11th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) There is no special law to deal with accused who knowingly transmit life threatening infection to another person, a Delhi court said while charging ... Read more...

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Scale up services for pregnant HIV-positive: UNAIDS


April 26th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) As India's AIDS control department is working on its next AIDS control mission (2012-17), a top UN official Thursday said the country must scale up ... Read more...

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70,000 newborns in Nigeria are HIV positive


April 13th, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Abuja, April 13 (IANS) About 70,000 newborns in Nigeria are HIV positive, a top government official of the west African nation has revealed.Director-General of the National Agency for the Control ... Read more...

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NGO to campaign against discrimination to HIV students


February 16th, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) Following reports of a Tamil Nadu-based school discriminating against a 12-year-old student after he was found HIV-positive, an NGO Wednesday announced to launch a nationwide ... Read more...

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Five get organs from man with HIV


September 30th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 30 (IANS) Five people unknowingly received organs from an HIV-positive man in Taiwan due to "human error" at the hospital. All the organ receivers have so far tested ... Read more...

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Unending tale of an HIV negative man’s ordeal in Malaysia


March 4th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, March 4 (IANS) A man's life has become an unimaginable misery since being erroneously diagnosed as HIV positive a decade ago at a Malaysian hospital.A. Nageswara's life turned ... Read more...

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Human rights group calls for impartial investigation on murder of Ugandan gay rights activist


January 27th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by BNO News
KAMPALA, UGANDA (BNO NEWS) -- Human Rights Watch on Thursday called for an urgent and impartial investigation on the murder of David Kato, a prominent gay rights activist.Kato dedicated his life to ... Read more...

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Accidental needle jab passes on HIV to doctor


December 16th, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 16 (IANS) A doctor of Hamidia Hospital here got infected with the HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) from an accidental needle jab while treating a patient Tuesday night, hospital authorities said ... Read more...

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Porn Actor Derrick Burts Identifies Himself As HIV Positive, Speaks About Necessity Of Condoms


December 9th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Derrick Burts, 24, a bisexual porn actor who tested positive for HIV has said that the industry should use condoms compulsorily. The adult film actor was ... Read more...

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HIVs pad up to fight stigma on World Aids Day


December 1st, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 1 (IANS) A friendly 20-20 cricket match was played here Wednesday. However, what was unusual about the match was that 10 of the 30 players were HIV positive.The two teams ... Read more...

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HIV positive children battle disease, discrimination (Dec 1 is World AIDS Day)


December 1st, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhulika Sonkar New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Away from a group of children playing in a lush green park in the heart of the capital, eight-year-old Shashank huddles on an iron bench ... Read more...

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2 porn companies ‘halt production after star tests HIV positive’


October 14th, 2010 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 14 (ANI): Two California-based porn companies have reportedly suspended the productions of their films after a porn star tested positive for HIV.Both Wicked Pictures and Vivid Entertainment said the ... Read more...

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Roberto Alomar’s Wife Accuses Him Of Having Unprotected Sex Despite Being HIV Positive


October 8th, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Former baseball player Roberto Alomar is in the spotlight once again for reasons that his fans would find hard to digest. The baseball star's wife has alleged that Roberto ... Read more...

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HIV drug treatment doesn’t reduce risk of partner infection


October 1st, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 1 (ANI): A new Chinese study has revealed that in married couples, where one partner is HIV-positive and the other is not, antiretroviral therapy (ART) does not lower the risk ... Read more...

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Rapidly freezing sperm offer fresh hope for IVF couples


September 13th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 13 (ANI): Scientists have apparently found a new technique for rapidly freezing sperm that could be a fresh hope to couples undergoing IVF.Experts have discovered that fast-freezing sperm preserves far ... Read more...

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Jesus was HIV positive: South African pastor


September 4th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 4 (ANI): A South African pastor has angered Christians by preaching a sermon entitled 'Jesus was HIV positive' in a bid to combat the stigma surrounding HIV and Aids."My responsibility ... Read more...

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NGO condemns discriminatory practices against HIV patients


August 20th, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 20(ANI): The Naz Foundation Trust, an NGO based here has condemned the discriminatory practices by the Global Arts Village against people living with HIV.The Naz Foundation Trust has organized ... Read more...

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German pop singer pleads guilty to unprotected HIV sex charge


August 16th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Darmstadt (Germany), Aug 16 (DPA) German pop star Nadja Benaissa Monday pleaded guilty to causing dangerous bodily harm by having unprotected sex despite knowing she was HIV- positive. "But I am truly sorry," ... 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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HIV child traded off through illegal adoption in Pune


June 4th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Pune, June 4 (ANI): Maharashtra Police have arrested the director of the Pune-based orphanage Gurukul Godavari Balak Ashram for selling a baby for one lakh rupees to a couple in Mumbai.Mathew Yanmal ... Read more...

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Annie Lennox Named As UN AIDS Spokesperson


June 3rd, 2010 - 1:39 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
June 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Annie Lennox has been named as a goodwill ambassador for the United Nations in an effort to upgrade her fight against HIV and AIDS, and combat the deadly ... Read more...

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HIV woman refused admission, gives birth by roadside


May 31st, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 31 (IANS) An HIV-positive woman was forced to give birth to her baby by the roadside after a government-run hospital allegedly refused her admission. The shocking incident took place Sunday evening ... Read more...

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HIV positive people protest outreach workers’ sack


May 4th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Nearly 500 HIV positive people and those suffering from AIDS Tuesday staged a rally in the capital demanding that all the outreach workers who were ousted by ... Read more...

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Prisoner dies of AIDs in Bhopal


May 4th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, May 4 (IANS) A prisoner accused of keeping illegal firearms died of AIDs in a Bhopal district hospital, police said Tuesday. "Sallu (20) was arrested for keeping firearms and presented ... Read more...

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Here’s why Annie Lenox wore “HIV Positive” tee


April 29th, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 29 (ANI): Annie Lennox says she sported a t-shirt emblazoned with the words 'HIV Positive' on American Idol to express solidarity with the people infected with the deadly virus.The ... Read more...

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Blood bank’s license cancelled for giving HIV+ blood


April 28th, 2010 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 28 (IANS) The licence of a blood bank in Andhra Pradesh was cancelled Wednesday after it gave HIV positive blood to a police constable injured in a road accident.Jagruti Blood ... Read more...

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LiLo blasts ‘liar’ dad for HIV-positive Tweet


April 28th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
New York, April 28(ANI): Lindsay Lohan has refused to believe that a hacker used her father Michael's Twitter account to allege she's HIV-positive.The actress believes that her dad must have himself ... Read more...

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Annie Lennox’s HIV positive t-shirt


April 23rd, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 23, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Scottish composer and recording artist, Annie Lennox, captivated tons of spectators when she performed ‘Chain of Fools’ with another singing prodigy, Aretha Franklin, at ... Read more...

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Annie Lennox Spreads The Message With ‘HIV Positive’ T-Shirt


April 23rd, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Apr 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Wednesday night's episode of the Fox musical reality series "American Idol" turned out to be huge delightful watch for more reasons than one. The latest episode ... Read more...

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Schools protect kids with HIV/AIDS from discrimination


April 18th, 2010 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
San Salvador, April 18 (IANS/EFE) Schools in El Salvador are hiding the identities of HIV-affected children in an effort to "protect" them from discrimination. Many HIV-affected children are now living in shelters across ... Read more...

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201 inmates of Tihar Jail are HIV positive


March 16th, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) As many as 201 inmates at the Tihar Jail here have tested positive for HIV infection between June 2008 and Feb 2010, Minister for Health and Family ... Read more...

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Pushkin Chandra’s killers jailed for life (Second Lead)


March 2nd, 2010 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Two men were Wednesday sentenced to life imprisonment by a court here for murdering a gay man, Pushkin Chandra, and his friend Kuldip in 2004. Additional Sessions Judge ... Read more...

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Pushkin Chandra’s killers get life term (Lead)


March 2nd, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) A city court Tuesday awarded life imprisonment to two men convicted for murdering a gay man, Pushkin Chandra, and his friend Kuldip in 2004. Additional Sessions Judge A.K. ... Read more...

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HIV-infected postmenopausal women at increased bone fracture risk


January 6th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): Postmenopausal HIV-infected women have a high prevalence of low bone mineral density and high bone turnover placing them at high risk for future bone fractures, says a new ... Read more...

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