Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)

Human immunodeficiency virus is a virus that once acquired, stays in the human body forever. It alters the immune system and can lead to acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS). Nowadays, HIV infection can be diagnosed and managed early and efficiently. Therefore AIDS is a rather rare scenario in the developed countries. In case of AIDS progression, individuals suffer from opportunistic infections which can prove lethal. 

"I started my quest for a vaccine and a cure at the request of Elizabeth Taylor when she asked me to fill in for her at amfAR for one night in …

Researchers say that despite unanswered questions about PrEP’s safety and efficacy for pregnant women, they shouldn’t be denied Truvada.

TORONTO - A Toronto-based HIV-AIDS hospital has pulled an edited "Friends" episode aimed at addressing stigma after receiving a copyright claim.Casey …

Scotland is leaps ahead, having made PrEP available through the NHS several years ago“May you of a better future, love without a care,” wrote the artist and film-maker Derek Jarman in his final year. It’s a line that returned to me last month as I rode the Eurostar back to London with my …

HIV facility Casey House edited and dubbed the five-minute segments to smash HIV/AIDS stigma. The result is must-see TV.

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The number of new HIV cases in Saskatchewan grew last year despite record funding to slow the spread of the disease.Preliminary data from the …

Here’s how you can stand up for the HIV fact that Undetectable Equals Untransmittable.

A Toronto-based HIV-AIDS hospital is pushing to dispel stigma about the disease with a little help from “Friends.”As part of its sitcom-inspired …

The head of the UK’s Haemophilia Doctor’s Organisation told public health chiefs that a medic convicted of lying about HIV-infected blood was a man …

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