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Researchers at the Cloning & Genetic Engineering section of the Beijing Genomics Institute. ©Reuters/Bobby Yip Human genetic research with Chinese characteristics Researchers from Guangzhou Medical University used a gene-editing technique CRISPR to artificially induce a mutation in human cells.
13 апреля 2016
Turkmenistan introduces mandatory pre-marital HIV tests Turkmenistan has passed a law making HIV tests mandatory prior to marriage.
06 апреля 2016
©Reuters/Adrees Latif Smartphone can test for HIV, syphilis: study US researchers have found a way to turn a common smartphone into a quick and easy device to conduct field tests for HIV and syphilis.
05 февраля 2015
HIV positive: gender and age trends in Kazakhstan Kazakhstan’s Center for Prevention and Combating AIDS observes changes in the age and gender statistics for new HIV cases.
23 января 2015
Photo courtesy of aids911.com China diagnosed 104,000 new HIV/AIDs cases in 2014 China diagnosed 104,000 new cases of HIV/AIDS in 2014, highlighting growth in infections in the country despite a comparatively low overall rate.
16 января 2015
Photo courtesy of gizmodo.com Birth control shot may boost HIV risk: study Women who use a specific type of injectable birth control have a slightly higher risk of HIV infection than those who take the pill.
09 января 2015
Teens turn to text messages for AIDS advice in Zambia The questions teenagers ask about HIV are brutally honest, anonymous -- and sent in 160 characters or less over mobile phone text messages.
02 декабря 2014
South Africa to host 2016 AIDS conference South Africa's port city of Durban will host the 21st International AIDS Conference in 2016, marking the forum's return to Africa after 16 years, organisers said.
26 июля 2014
©Reuters/Edward Echwalu HIV scare after Australian health worker diagnosed with virus Australian authorities were urging 399 people in eastern Victoria state to have an HIV test after a health care worker was diagnosed with the virus that causes AIDS.
16 июля 2014
©Reuters/Yorgos Karahalis WHO urges all gay men to use preventive drugs The World Health Organization urged all men who have gay sex to take antiretroviral drugs, warning that HIV infections are rising among homosexual men in many parts of the world.
12 июля 2014
Gregory Vallianatos. Photo courtesy of youtube.com Athens mayoral candidate says he is HIV positive One of Greece's best-known proponents of gay rights, who is running for mayor of Athens, on Sunday said he is HIV positive in a taboo-breaking move.
17 февраля 2014
Lifestyle disorders top health issues in Arab world Heart disease and stroke have replaced infectious disease as the top causes of early death in the Arab world, tracking the West in a trend towards lifestyle disorders.
21 января 2014
India's top court upholds law criminalising gay sex India's Supreme Court Wednesday upheld a colonial-era law criminalising homosexuality in a landmark judgment that crushes activists' hopes for guarantees on sexual freedom in the world's biggest democracy.
11 декабря 2013
©Reuters/Brian Snyder One dose of HPV vaccine may prevent cervical cancer A single dose -- rather than the recommended three -- of a vaccine against the sexually transmitted disease HPV may be enough to ward off cervical cancer.
04 ноября 2013
©Reuters/Jean-Paul Pelissier Breakthrough in hunt for HIV vaccine US scientists seeking to unravel the mysteries of HIV have made an important breakthrough after capturing the clearest image yet of a protein which allows the deadly virus to attack human immune cells, new research showed Tuesday.
02 ноября 2013
©Reuters/Thomas Mukoya Baby's HIV 'cure not a fluke,' US researchers say A little girl who was treated for HIV shortly after birth still shows no sign of infection at age three, suggesting her apparent cure was not a fluke.
24 октября 2013
Laboratory technician checking blood for HIV antibodies. ©RIA Novosti New version of HIV-1 found in Kazakhstan, or not A new form of HIV-1 virus has been found in Russia and registered in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and the Chechen Republic.
17 октября 2013
©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
©REUTERS Brazilian scientists to test AIDS vaccine on monkeys Brazilian scientists have developed an HIV vaccine and plan to begin testing on monkeys later this year.
06 августа 2013

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