PSN Foundation to advance research, development
The Pharmaceutical Association of Nigeria (PSN) has officially launched the PSN Foundation and inaugurated its Board of Trustees, on Tuesday, in Abuja.
Complete recovery from AIDS
With the successful suppression of the Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) virus (HIV) through medication, the focus turns toward its eradication.
Pneumonia, bronchitis overtake HIV/AIDS as leading cause of death in Africa, WHO study reveals
Pneumonia and bronchitis have overtaken Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) as the leading cause of death for people in Africa.
HIV injection taken every two months scraps need for daily drugs
Currently HIV patients have to take antiretroviral medication each day to stop it from weakening their immune system and leading to Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS).
Candidate AIDS vaccine passes early test
The three-decade-old quest for an AIDS vaccine received a shot of hope Monday when developers announced that a prototype triggered the immune system in an early phase of human trials.
Injectable AIDS drug may work 'as well' as pills: study
A two-drug cocktail injected every month or two may be just as effective as a daily pill at keeping the AIDS virus under control, said a study Monday that promised relief for millions.
Can West and Central Africa end AIDS by 2030?
We are getting closer to four decades of AIDS epidemic as a serious challenge to global public health. Africa has particularly faced enormous health and development setbacks during this period, placing the lives of the continent’s most vulnerable people at greater risk of illness and death.
Persons with HIV alert to growing resistance to drugs
The Network of Living People with HIV/AIDS (NEPWHAN) on Monday warned that if the Federal government fails to take full responsibility for treatment, care and support for Human Immuno-deficiency Virus...
Plant compound 'much more effective' than traditional anti-HIV drug
Justicia gendarussa, also known as the "willow-leaved Justicia," has been shown to have significantly stronger antiretroviral properties than the common anti-Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) drug, Azidothymidine (AZT).