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United Nation praises ICC for social responsibility

United Nation have lavished praise on the ICC for its commitment towards social responsibility and said the cricket governing body’s effort to use the game to promote peace, development and understanding has been commendable. “The work of the ICC in ... Read More »

Why HIV patients are more vulnerable to TB infection

Washington, July 1 (ANI): Ending one of the biggest mysteries, Harvard scientists have found out why HIV patients are more susceptible to tuberculosis (TB) infection. In their study paper, a team of researchers led by Dr. Naimish Patel have described ... Read More »

Hrithik Roshan, Suzanne Khan spread AIDS awareness

Actor Hrithik Roshan and wife Suzanne Khan have come forward to lend their support for AIDS awareness campaign. The couple attended the 26th International AIDS Candlelight Memorial here yesterday. The event, which was organised by Parmeshwar Godrej’s Heroes Project and ... Read More »

Pamela Anderson is still showstopper at 41

London, May 18 (ANI): Canadian/American actress Pamela Anderson has shown that age does not matter when it comes to dressing up. Anderson was at the Life Ball in Vienna, an event aimed at raising funds for HIV and AIDS sufferers, ... Read More »

AIDS awareness campaign in Jodhpur

Jodhpur, May 18 (ANI): JNP-Plus, a voluntary forum in Jodhpur took out a rally on Sunday to spread awareness about the deadly virus HIV and AIDS. The rally with the theme, ‘Together, We Are The Solution’, was organised by a ... Read More »

Soon, ‘self-monitoring device’ for HIV patients

London, May 06 (ANI): Just like diabetics, HIV patients may soon be able to monitor their own condition at home using a hand-held device. Researchers at three of London’s largest research centres are developing a hi-tech, finger prick blood-testing gadget. ... Read More »

Nanotechnology may help fight HIV infection

London, May 4 (ANI): Biomedical engineers at Yale University have found a new method that may help stop HIV infection in future-a safe measure to deliver potentially therapeutic RNAs into vaginal cells using nanoparticles. Led by Mark Saltzman, the researchers ... Read More »

Why decades-long AIDS vaccine search hasn’t been fruitful

Washington, Apr 23 (ANI): Although research seeking a plausible AIDS vaccine has been going on for decades, scientists have not made a breakthrough till date. Now, researchers have explained why anti-HIV antibodies are ineffective in blocking the deadly infection. Researchers ... Read More »

How HIV escapes immune system pressure

Washington, April 16 (ANI): Studying HIV-infected people with a particular gene, scientists have gained fresh insights into how the virus mutates and evolves in response to the body’s immune pressure. Dr. Eric Hunter of the Emory Vaccine Center and Oxford ... Read More »