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In Solidarity: 30th International AIDS Candlelight Memorial 19 May 2013

In Solidarity: 30th International AIDS Candlelight Memorial 19 May 2013

 In Solidarity is the theme of the 30th International AIDS Candlelight Memorial 2013. The theme emphasizes the need for people living with and affected by HIV to join hands and…

Speedy treatment might ‘functionally cure’ HIV

Speedy treatment might ‘functionally cure’ HIV

PARIS: French researchers from the Famous Pasteur Institute  believe that rapid treatment after HIV infection may be enough to “functionally cure” about a 10th of those diagnosed early. They have…

Assam’s groundwater is hazardous

Assam’s groundwater is hazardous

GUWAHATI: Groundwater in Assam and neighbouring areas is unsafe, heavily contaminated with dangerous substances. Twenty out of 27 districts in groundwater-dependent Assam are arsenic and fluoride contaminated. Two separate reports…

Orchard burnt to drive away HIV+ kids

Orchard burnt to drive away HIV+ kids

Latur, Maharashtra: It’s been 3 days since a mango orchard, owned by an NGO working for HIV positive children, was burnt down in Maharashtra but the police haven’t  arrested anyone…

Malaria on its Way

Malaria on its Way

A new study predicts malaria epidemics in arid northwest India four months in advance, to help authorities prepare for the proper precautions. The seasonal malaria outbreaks in the region are…

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