HIV/AIDS

Tainted syringe infects 33 with HIV in Uttar Pradesh

At least 33 people have tested positive for HIV in Bangarmau town of Uttar Pradesh after an unqualified medical practitioner injected some of them with an infected syringe, a government official says.

Bangladesh at high risk of HIV/AIDS: Experts

Although the prevalence of HIV/AIDS is low in the country, Bangladesh is still at high risk of the deadly disease spreading due to its demographic transition and easy access to drugs, say experts.

Study finds anti-AIDS vaginal ring partially protects women

Women who inserted a vaginal ring coated with an anti-AIDS drug once a month were partially protected against HIV infection, researchers said Monday as they released long-awaited results from two large studies in Africa.

Global life expectancy rises, but people live sicker for longer

People around the world are living longer, but many are also living sicker lives for longer, according to a study.

February 7, 2018
February 7, 2018

Tainted syringe infects 33 with HIV in Uttar Pradesh

At least 33 people have tested positive for HIV in Bangarmau town of Uttar Pradesh after an unqualified medical practitioner injected some of them with an infected syringe, a government official says.

April 28, 2016
April 28, 2016

Bangladesh at high risk of HIV/AIDS: Experts

Although the prevalence of HIV/AIDS is low in the country, Bangladesh is still at high risk of the deadly disease spreading due to its demographic transition and easy access to drugs, say experts.

February 23, 2016
February 23, 2016

Study finds anti-AIDS vaginal ring partially protects women

Women who inserted a vaginal ring coated with an anti-AIDS drug once a month were partially protected against HIV infection, researchers said Monday as they released long-awaited results from two large studies in Africa.

August 27, 2015
August 27, 2015

Global life expectancy rises, but people live sicker for longer

People around the world are living longer, but many are also living sicker lives for longer, according to a study.