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©REUTERS/Gleb Garanich Follow-up study backs circumcision against HIV A follow-up probe into the use of circumcision to thwart the AIDS virus has confirmed that foreskin removal greatly reduces the risk of HIV infection for men.
04 сентября 2013
©REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya Long-term study backs early HIV drugs for children A landmark five-year trial has strengthened evidence that early use of antiretroviral drugs helps children combat the AIDS virus.
22 августа 2013
US program marks birth of one millionth HIV-free baby This month somewhere in sub-Saharan Africa the one millionth baby will be born without HIV to a mother who suffers from the disease, thanks in large part to a decade-old US aid program.
18 июня 2013
Photo courtesy of HIV regimen prevents infection among drug users Giving injecting drug users a daily pill against HIV nearly halved their risk of infection by the AIDS virus.
13 июня 2013
Musician Elton John. ©REUTERS/Fred Prouser Calls to decriminalise drugs at Elton John HIV conference Former Polish president Aleksander Kwasniewski on Sunday called for drug decriminalisation at the opening of a global conference to curb the spread of HIV, with backing from the Elton John AIDS Foundation.
11 июня 2013
People who inject drugs deserve help: Elton John Rock icon Elton John has urged compassion for people who inject drugs, saying "stigma and criminalisation" robbed them of their humanity and exposed them to a life of addiction and disease.
06 июня 2013
French patients keep HIV at bay despite stopping drugs A small French study of 14 HIV patients who have remained healthy for years after stopping drug treatment offers fresh evidence that early medical intervention may lead to a "functional cure" for AIDS.
15 марта 2013
Photo courtesy of HIV cured in baby for the first time: scientists Researchers said Sunday they had, for the first time, cured a baby born with HIV -- a development that could help improve treatment of babies infected at birth.
04 марта 2013
Photo courtesy of HIV-positive children kicked out of school in Shymkent Two Shymkent children have been expelled from school because of their HIV-positive status.
22 октября 2012
US approves new once-a-day pill to treat HIV A new pill to treat HIV infection -- combining two previously approved drugs plus two new ones -- has been approved for adults living with the virus that causes AIDS, US regulators said Monday.
28 августа 2012
Photo courtesy of Small breakthroughs offer big hope of AIDS 'cure' Small but significant breakthrough studies on people who have been able to overcome or control HIV were presented Thursday at a major world conference on ways to stem the three-decade-old disease.
28 июля 2012
AIDS cure may have two main pathways: experts Investigators are looking into two main paths toward a cure for AIDS, based on the stunning stories of a small group of people around the world who have been able to overcome the disease.
26 июля 2012
'No excuse' for not turning tide on AIDS: expert Science has given the world "no excuse" to resist bold action against the spread of the 30-year AIDS pandemic, said a top US expert at the opening of the International AIDS Conference on Sunday.
24 июля 2012
©REUTERS/Lisi Niesner Time to overhaul AIDS strategies for gays - study Three decades of safe-sex messages to gays have failed to stem the spread of HIV among a population at greater risk of the AIDS virus than heterosexuals, experts warned in The Lancet on Friday.
21 июля 2012
Photo courtesy of In Washington, free HIV-AIDS testing while you wait Faced with the highest HIV-AIDS rates in the US, community health activists in the nation's capital have come up with a novel way for people to save their own lives while killing time.
21 июля 2012
©REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque Crisis opens up new paths in search for AIDS funds The star-studded world AIDS conference opening in Washington on Sunday will hear urgent appeals for funds at a crucial point in a war now in its fourth decade.
20 июля 2012
Truvada pills. Photo courtesy of US approves first-ever pill for HIV prevention The first-ever daily pill to help prevent HIV infection was approved Monday by US regulators for use by healthy adults who are at risk for getting the virus that causes AIDS.
18 июля 2012 stock photo Number of HIV-positive mothers growing in Kazakhstan The number of HIV-positive women who resolve to give birth to children is growing in Kazakhstan.
04 июня 2012
Over 3600 people died of AIDS in Kazakhstan More than 3.6 thousand HIV-positive people have died since this disease was registered in Kazakhstan.
25 мая 2012 stock photo AIDS rate dropped 10% in Kazakhstan in 2011 AIDS rate dropped almost by 10% in Kazakhstan in 2011.
13 января 2012

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