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Dec 1 - World AIDS Day

WHAT IS AIDS? Symptoms | Test | Treatment
AIDS( Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) is a condition linked to HIV, the Human Immunodeficiency Virus that affects the natural functioning of the body's immune system. It attacks the 'T-cells' which are vital for the body's ability to fight off disease. read..
AIDS and the Morality Issue
Article by Dr. Vinod Nikhra M.D., Delhi
In the article, Dr. Vinod talks about the role of peoples organisations in spreading a healthy awareness of human sexuality and shaping the public attitude towards the disease and its reorientation for better understanding and awareness, and more efficient prevention as well as treatment read..
Drug shortages make life tough for HIV patients
Thirty-four-year-old Ratan Singha, an AIDS patient, wanted to live. He borrowed heavily from family and friends and dipped into his meagre savings to fund his second-line therapy of anti-retroviral therapy read..

Top Stories

World AIDS Day: Where does India stand?

      Today is 'World AIDS Day' and the spread of HIV Aids has become a real danger across the world. The virus launches a direct attack on your immune system and gradually weakens your natural defenses against disease and infection. read..
Early detection can bring down mother-to-child transmission of HIV

   Kunti Devi, a 39-year-old HIV positive patient, put her to-be-born child at risk of acquiring the virus as she was devoid of any treatment. Her child is not the only one to be a victim of mother-to child transmission, as experts point out that nearly read..