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7 hours ago
Pathology and forensic scientists have cautioned medical laboratory scientists against disclosing the status of Human Immuno-Deficiency Syndrome/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
2 Dec 2019
Winnie Karagwa Byanyima is the new Executive Director of the Joint United Nations Programme on AIDS (UNAIDS). The United Nations Secretary-General appointed her as the Executive Director of UNAIDS on August 14, 2019
17 Oct 2019
Worried that no fewer than 50 per cent of patients on admission in Nigerian hospitals may develop thrombosis, medical experts have called for prevention strategy to the medical condition, which is the leading cause of mortality worldwide and responsible for one in four hospital deaths.
23 Sep 2019
A Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV) vaccine has shown ‘surprisingly strong’ effects in a trial on people living in South Africa. The jab was trialed on a group of 100 people after an early study of it by the United States (U.S.) Army in Thailand produced ‘modest results’.
8 Apr 2019
In a first on the quest to cure Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV), University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, United States (U.S.), scientists reported on Sunday in EBioMedicine that they have developed an all-in-one immunotherapy approach that not only kicks HIV out of hiding in the immune system, but also kills it. The key…
6 Mar 2019
An Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV) positive man in the United Kingdom (UK) is the second person ever to be declared in remission from the virus, a new study reveals. The unidentified ‘London patient’ has been free of the virus for 18 months without viral-suppressing treatment after a stem cell transplant to treat his cancer. The…
5 Dec 2018
Scientists are divided over the extraordinary claim by Chinese scientist, He Jiankui, to have helped produce the first babies — twin girls — born with edited genomes that protects them against Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS).
28 Aug 2018
A group of scientists at Texas Biomedical Research Institute, United States (U.S.), have zeroed in on a new defense against Human Immuno-deficiency Virus type one (HIV-1), the virus that causes Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS). Led by Dr. Ruth Ruprecht, the team used an animal model to show for the first time that an antibody…
31 Jul 2018
A group of scientists at Texas Biomedical Research Institute, United States (U.S.), have zeroed in on a new defense against Human Immuno-deficiency Virus type one (HIV-1), the virus that causes Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS). Led by Dr. Ruth Ruprecht, the team used an animal model to show for the first time that an antibody…
15 Jul 2016
Scientists are getting close to ending the scourge of Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) with the announcement that male circumcision and antiretroviral ...

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