बिहार में ट्रेन में महिला से बलात्कार, मेडिकल जाँच में महिला एचआईवी से पीड़ित पायी गयी

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 03:00

बिहार के भभुआ में स्टेशन पर खड़ी ट्रेन के एक कोच में दो व्यक्तियों ने एक 22 वर्षीय युवती के साथ बलात्कार किया। भभुआ इंटरसिटी एक्सप्रेस स्टेशन पर खड़ी हुई थी और उस समय कोच में महिला के अलावा यही दोनों अपराधी मौजूद थे।

घटना का पता उस समय चला जब आरपीएफ और जीआरपी की एक टीम गश्त करते हुए वंहा से निकली और ट्रेन के कोच का दरवाजा और खिड़की बंद पाए। किसी घटना की अनहोनी की आशंका में जब पुलिस वाले कोच में घुसे तो एक व्यक्ति महिला का बलात्कार कर रहा था जबकि दूसरा घटना का वीडियो मोबाइल में रिकॉर्ड कर रहा था।


Slump in fight against #AIDS can derail progress made so far!

Fri, 07/27/2018 - 02:21

“Tremendous progress against AIDS over the past 15 years has inspired a global commitment to end the epidemic by 2030. Out of the total 36.9 million people living with HIV (PLHIV) globally, 21.7 million of them were on antiretroviral therapy (ART) by 2017. But we should also note that 1.8 million people were newly infected with HIV in 2017" said Dr Ishwar Gilada, who was Chairing a session at 22nd International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2018) in Amsterdam, Netherlands.


Patient wrongly declared HIV+ patient, closure of hospital sought

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 12:42

New Delhi, Dec 7, In a fresh case of negligence by private hospitals, the Delhi Medical Council (DMC) has directed the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) to cancel the license of the city's Neutech Medical Centre where a young man from Uttrakhand was wrongly declared HIV positive.


Minor tests positive for HIV, Kerala opposition demands action

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 11:24

Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 15, A nine-year-old girl suffering from leukaemia has tested positive for HIV after undergoing blood transfusion at the Regional Cancer Centre here in Kerala. The opposition on Friday demanded strong action against the erring RCC officials.


US researchers eliminate HIV infection in 'humanised' mice

Tue, 05/02/2017 - 11:38

Washington, May 2, US researchers have successfully removed HIV DNA from the genomes of living animals using a gene-editing tool, boosting the confidence of scientists to eliminate the AIDS virus infection in humans.


Mediterranean diet may help treat HIV, diabetes patients

Thu, 01/26/2017 - 17:50

New York, Jan 26 (IANS) Consuming a Mediterranean diet -- rich in fresh fruits and vegetables, lean proteins, high on healthy fats like olive oil and low in refined sugars and saturated fats -- may provide a good nutritious balance that can improve medication adherence and mental health in patients with HIV-positive and Type 2 diabetes, researchers suggest.


Teese wants people to be aware of HIV

Fri, 10/21/2016 - 08:00

Los Angeles, Oct 21 (IANS) Model-designer Dita Von Teese wants people to be aware of the staggering statistics of people suffering with HIV and AIDS.


Parasitic worm infection may increase HIV risk

Wed, 08/03/2016 - 11:40

London, Aug 3 (IANS) People infected with a parasitic worm called Wuchereria bancrofti may be more likely to acquire HIV than people who are not infected with the worm, a new Lancet study says.


New forms of HIV can jump from animals to humans

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 11:32

New York, July 22 (IANS) While the HIV epidemic continues to threaten health and well-being of a large section of the world's population, scientists have warned that new forms of the virus jumping from animals to humans cannot be ruled out.


Lack of treatment increasing HIV among prisoners: Study

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 17:40

London, July 15 (IANS) Failure to provide proper treatment strategies has led to high levels of HIV, tuberculosis and hepatitis B and C infection among prisoners, says a study that shows the growing number of drug usage in lock-ups.


Need to reach out to 90 per cent of HIV patients for treatment: Nadda

Thu, 06/09/2016 - 18:08

United Nations/New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Admitting that India needs to adopt the fast-track targets proposed by UNAIDS, Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda has stressed the need to reach out to 90 per cent of the people in need of treatment for HIV.


UN to scale up fight against AIDS

Thu, 06/09/2016 - 05:58

United Nations, June 9 (IANS) The UN General Assembly has adopted a political declaration to scale up fight against HIV and end AIDS epidemic by 2030.