Acquired immune deficiency syndrome or acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) is a disease of the human immune system caused by the human immunodeficiency virus. 

Although treatments for AIDS and HIV can slow the course of the disease, there is currently no known cure or vaccine. Antiretroviral treatment reduces both the mortality and the morbidity of HIV infection, but these drugs are expensive and routine access to antiretroviral  medication is not available in all countries. Due to the difficulty in treating HIV infection, preventing infection is a key aim in controlling the AIDS pandemic, with health organizations promoting safe sex andneedle-exchange programmes in attempts to slow the spread of the virus.

 

Articles About AIDS

Matt Bomer Admits He’s Married, Talks About Role on 'The Normal Heart'

By IBTimes AU

Will anyone deny to drooling every time Matt Bomer flashes his enigmatic smile or shows his good reflexes to solving crimes for his role as Neal Caffrey on "White Collar?" (4:23 pm)

MORE TOPICS: HOLLYWOOD

HIV Cure: Likely "Temporary" According to a Leading Scientist; Biggest Problem Is Monitoring Virus' Return

By IBTimes AU

Timothy Ray Brown's HIV "cured" status lead to more talks regarding an effective cure against the virus. However, a leading scientist say that HIV cure can look differently as it may only be "temporary" eradication of the virus. (Apr 22)

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Cannes Film Festival 2014: Abhishek Bachchan to Accompany Aishwarya Rai

By IBTimes IN

Since 2002, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has been attending Cannes International Film Festival and this year is no exception. (Apr 14)

MORE TOPICS: INDIA, HOLLYWOOD

Singers Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez Arrive at the 2011 Vanity Fair Oscar Party in West Hollywood
Selena Gomez Supports Children's Rights While Justin Supports Literacy Programs

By IBTimes AU

They may be romantically connected but Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber are worlds apart when it comes to their philanthropic deeds. Just on Monday night Selena was spotted with her mom attending a charity dinner event at the Beverly Hilton, California. (Apr 10)

MORE TOPICS: CALIFORNIA, TWITTER, UNITED NATIONS, GHANA, HOLLYWOOD, CANCER

Female Condom FC2 'Approved For Sale' in New Zealand to Fight HIV

By IBTimes AU

New Zealand has finally approved the sale of female condoms in the country. (Apr 08)

MORE TOPICS: ABORTION

Kim Kardashian Well on Her Way to Become Kim Kardashian West
Kanye West Begs with Hollywood’s Hot Shots to let Kim Kardashian be a Part of Inner Circle Parties

By IBTimes AU

The reality TV star Kim Kardashian has been unable to enter into the elite Hollywood events even after managing to be featured on the cover of Vogue. According to Radar Online, Kanye West is trying his best to convince the Hollywood bosses that Kim deserves to be a part of the coveted circle. (Apr 08)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, HOLLYWOOD, KIM KARDASHIAN

HIV Cure: Transplant Drugs to Replace Antiretroviral Therapy Due to Higher Chances of Curing AIDS

By IBTimes AU

New study has revealed strategies to create new defense against AIDS-causing HIV in the form of a transplant drug which is normally used to prevent rejection of transplanted organs that could unlock a working cure. (Apr 07)

MORE TOPICS: CALIFORNIA, AUTISM, INFECTION, SARCOMA

HIV Molecule
HIV, AIDS Treatment: Cytodyn's PRO 140 Shows Big Potential

By IBTimes AU

A new innovation in medical practice is nearing the finish line in finding a treatment for AIDS and HIV. A small-cap biotechnoogy firm, CytoDyn, is advancing in finding a treatment and prevention of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). (Apr 04)

MORE TOPICS: MANUFACTURING, INFECTION

Apple Leads List of $1.64 Trillion in Stockpile; Q2 April 23 Forecast Within Reach?

By IBTimes AU

Apple Inc. leads the list of US companies with 1.64 trillion in stockpile; will the company reach its Q2 forecast? (Apr 02)

MORE TOPICS: CARL ICAHN, CHINA, IPHONE, APPLE INC., IPAD

4 New Android Games Worth Trying Out: Plants vs. Zombies 2 Far Future, Captain America: TWS, Little Big Adventure, and Swordigo

By IBTimes AU

Captain America: TWS, Little Big Adventure and Swordigo are three of the newest Android picks that you should try playing when you have nothing else to do. (Mar 30)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, IPAD, SONY, ANDROID

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