Global life expectancy has risen by more than six years since 1990 thanks to falling death rates from cancer and heart disease in rich countries and better survival in poor countries from diarrhoea, tuberculosis and malaria.
The world has finally reached "the beginning of the end" of the AIDS pandemic that has infected and killed millions in the past 30 years, according to a leading campaign group fighting HIV.
The number of people newly inf
The Bahrain government ministries need to band together to help prevent the spread of HIV/Aids by providing comprehensive sex education for Bahrain’s youth, according to a prominent campaigner.
Former National Aids Preventio
Scientists seeking a cure for AIDS say they have been inspired, not crushed, by a major setback in which two HIV positive patients believed to have been cured found the virus re-invading their bodies once more.
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Forteen HIV cases have been registered by Bahrain's Health Ministry since the start of the year.
Officials said the figures, which compare with 21 during the whole of last year, show Bahrain is committed to tackling the diseas
Some 131,000 people were newly infected with HIV in Europe and nearby countries in 2012, an 8 percent rise from a year earlier and a worrying reversal of a recent downward trend in Aids cases in the West.
A report published by the
Two men with HIV have been off AIDS drugs for several months after receiving stem-cell transplants for cancer that appear to have cleared the virus from their bodies, researchers reported on Wednesday.
Both patients, who were trea
Doctors could save three million more lives worldwide by 2025 if they offer Aids drugs to people with HIV much sooner after they test positive for the virus, the World Health Organisation said on Sunday.
While better access to che