“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.
Gurugram, May 17 (IANS) A committee of the Haryana Assembly on Thursday inspected the super-specialty Medanta-The Medicity, Artemis and Fortis hospitals here and found that they were not treating a given number of poor patients for free, as per the government's guidelines.
New York, May 17 (IANS) Scientists have identified a gene that can help prevent the development of neurological disorders like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease.
London, May 17 (IANS) A drug, currently used to treat blood loss from major trauma and bleeding after childbirth, may benefit patients with stroke caused by bleeding in the brain -- intracerebral haemorrhage, a clinical trial suggests.
London, May 17 (IANS) Researchers have developed a new artificial intelligence-based software which may identify and measure the severity of common causes of strokes and dementia.
New York, May 17 (IANS) Researchers, led by one of Indian-origin, have found that the melatonin hormone promotes sleep by suppressing the neurons responsible for keeping us awake, a discovery that may lead to new therapy for insomnia.
Gandhinagar, May 17 (IANS) The Vijay Rupani-led BJP government in Gujarat on Wednesday announced a unique health plan in the state, wherein the elderly would get access to primary health monitoring at their doorsteps.
Johannesburg, May 16 (IANS) Every year 25 million unsafe abortions take place, which compromise the sexual and reproductive health of women around the world, revealed an alarming report published in the journal The Lancet.
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the establishment of the National Institute of Mental Health Rehabilitation (NIMHR) in Bhopal.
London, May 16 (IANS) Moving closer to finding a cure for common cold, researchers have developed a molecule that may prevent the virus from attacking human cells.
United Nations, May 16 (IANS) The Jaipur Foot, a marvel of "Gandhian engineering," has an international role in helping victims of civil strife around the world regain their dignity by restoring mobility, according to diplomats and activists.
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Doctors here have successfully conducted a laparoscopic surgery on a 23-year-old Iraqi woman who donated a part of her liver to her ailing son.
New York, May 15 (IANS) Researchers have developed a novel web tool that can accurately predict eye, hair and skin colour from even a small DNA sample, an advance that can be used when standard forensic profiling is not helpful.
London, May 15 (IANS) Apart from the rising number of female foeticide cases in India, more than 200,000 girls under the age of five die each year in the country, finds a Lancet study led by an Indian-origin researcher.
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Sanitation pioneer and founder of Sulabh International Dr Bindeshwar Pathak has been selected for Japan's most prestigious Nikkel Asia Prize, a statement said on Monday.