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World AIDS Day: Survey Reveals Why HIV Patients Suffer Depression

New Delhi: Social stigma, fear of isolation attached to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection is driving patients towards depression and suicide, a survey conducted...

In Mizoram, Over 1,300 People Died Of AIDS Since 1990: Officials

Aizawal: Over 1,300 people have died of AIDS in Mizoram out of the 13,040 HIV positive cases identified since October 1990, Mizoram State AIDS...

World AIDS Day: New Potent Vaccine May Spell End For HIV

Washington: The largest and most advanced HIV vaccine trial has been launched in South Africa to test the safety of a new experimental regimen...

Isolated, Shut Out, How This HIV Patient Fought Back

New Delhi: In December 2003, when Chinmay Dharmesh Modi was 9, his parents discovered that they were suffering from AIDS. It was like a...

More Than 18 Million On HIV Treatment, A Million More Than...

London: More than 18 million people now have access to life-saving AIDS treatment, 1.2 million more than at the end of last year, the...

Smoking May Harm HIV Patients More Than The Virus Itself: Study

New York: Among people living with HIV who smoke cigarettes, smoking may shorten their lifespan more than HIV itself, warns a study by an...

Depression In HIV Patients May Up Heart Attack Risk, Shows Research

New York: Human immuno-deficiency virus-infected individuals already suffering from depression are at an increased risk of experiencing a heart attack than those without the...

Mizoram Study Shows 92% Mothers Did Not Pass HIV To Babies

Aizawl: Out of 437 babies whose mothers were tested positive for HIV, 405 were born HIV negative, officials of the Prevention of Parents Child...
HIV From Blood Transfusion

More Than 2,000 People Contract HIV From Blood Transfusion

More than 2,000 people contracted HIV across the country over a 17-month period after receiving blood transfusions, data from the national AIDS body shows. In...
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I Am 19, HIV Positive, And Refuse To Conceal My Name

They told me that two sets of parents of (women) students have removed their children from the hostel because I stay there.