US lab identifies rare new HIV strain
A US healthcare company has identified a new subtype of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and said the finding showed that cutting edge genome sequencing is helping researchers stay ahead of mutations.
New HIV-1 strain discovered in United States
ABBOTT Laboratories, a medical devices and health care company in Illinois, United States (U.S.), has announced that a team of its scientists have identified a new sub-type of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), called HIV-1 Group M, subtype L.
U.S. to treat 60,000 people living with HIV in Lagos
The United States (U.S.) has explained why it is supporting the treatment of additional 60,000 people living with the Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV) in Lagos State.
Court remands 52-year-old man over defilement
An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos yesterday remanded a 52-year-old man, Akinbode Ogunseinde, in Kirikiri Prisons for allegedly defiling his neighbour’s daughter. The Chief Magistrate, Mrs. Olufunke Sule-Amzat, refused to listen to the defendant’s plea and ordered that he be remanded in prison until Nov. 28 pending the Director of Public Prosecution’s advice. The…
International Day of the Girl Child 2019: EVA girls speak out
I’ve been positive for 2 years, I was shocked when the doctor said, ‘Deborah, you’re HIV positive’, I was devastated. The doctor counseled me and asked me if I wanted to tell my family about my status. She later enrolled me in a private clinic which I requested because of privacy.
In support of Abalaka, HIV curer
Things and events happen so fast in our clime to the extent that any ardent follower of such things and events cannot but impeach his feelings relating to them once new developments stream into his consciousness.
Fresh controversy over Abalaka’s HIV cure claims
Fresh claims by Dr. Jeremiah Ojonemi Alabi Abalaka have stoked a two-decade-old controversy over a Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) vaccine that can cure not just the dreaded disease but also Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) and Hepatitis B Virus (HBV).
Another coming of Abalaka and fresh controversy over cure for HIV, hepatitis B, C
Until now, there is no cure for Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV) and hepatitis C and hepatitis B viruses. Indeed, HIV was discovered around 1983 by French researchers at the Pasteur Institute in Paris, led by Dr. Luc Montagnier and others.
Understanding causes, symptoms, treatment of candidiasis
Candidiasis is an infection caused by yeast (a type of fungus) called Candida. Candida normally lives inside the body (in places such as the mouth, throat, gut, and vagina) and on skin without causing any problems.
Long-acting injectable multi-drug implant shows promise for HIV prevention, treatment
A new study published Tuesday in Nature Communications shows a promising alternative for those who have to take a daily pill regimen. Targeting Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) treatment and prevention, researchers across multiple departments at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill collaborated...
Emmanuel faults report on high rate of HIV/AIDS, drop-outs cases
Akwa Ibom State Governor Udom Emmanuel has debunked reports published by some bodies about the state’s high prevalence rate in Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS) and out-of-school children cases.