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Integrate Hepatitis C testing with HIV: NGOs


October 21st, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) With over 13 million cases of Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) in India, NGOs Friday urged the National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO) to include testing and ... Read more...

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Hundreds in northeast pledge fight against HIV


December 1st, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Dec 1 (IANS) Hundreds in India's northeast, whose large number of drug users have sparked fears of a worsening AIDS epidemic, pledged Wednesday to step up the fight against HIV by ... Read more...

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HIV/AIDS cases on the rise in Assam


June 11th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 11 (IANS) Assam has shown a quantum jump in the number of people living with HIV/AIDS, although the state is not yet categorised as a high risk region. As per latest ... Read more...

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Northeast pledges to step up fight against HIV/AIDS


December 1st, 2009 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Dec 1 (IANS) Thousands of people in India's northeast, whose large number of drug users have sparked fears of a worsening AIDS epidemic, pledged Tuesday to step up the fight against ... Read more...

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Miss Gay Nepal now eyes the world (With Images)


September 27th, 2009 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Sep 27 (IANS) They became the first sexual minority in South Asia to wrest the right to same-sex marriage and have a say in the new constitution. Now ... Read more...

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Older Oz women going online to meet new sexual partners


September 7th, 2009 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sept 7 (ANI): Women aged 40 and above are just as likely as younger women to meet new sexual partners on the internet, according to a new Australian survey.Nearly 45 ... Read more...

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‘Every 15th carrier of Hepatitis C virus (HCV) an Indian’


March 30th, 2009 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Every 15th carrier of the Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is an Indian and 12.5 million Indians suffer from HCV, with the death rate exceeding over 100,000 per ... Read more...

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Formal education lowers AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa


March 23rd, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 23 (ANI): A new study has found that an increase in formal schooling has led to a reduction in AIDS infections in sub-Saharan Africa.During the early stages of the ... Read more...

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Hepatitis C does not slow down HIV recovery


July 25th, 2008 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 25 (IANS) Research has debunked the belief that hepatitis C virus slows down immune system's ability to restore itself after HIV patients are treated with combination drugs known as the ... Read more...

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Delhi home to over 32,000 HIV/AIDS patients


July 10th, 2008 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The Indian capital is home to over 32,000 HIV/AIDS patients and at least one million more are very much vulnerable to the deadly disease, the Delhi State ... Read more...

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