NEW DELHI - Pregnant women across China will receive free screenings for HIV, syphilis, and Hepatitis B, and if they test positive, they will be treated at hospitals to prevent them from transmitting the diseases to their children.

WASHINGTON - A new study has suggested that a change in the formulation of tenofovir gel, an anti-HIV gel developed for vaginal use, may make it safer for rectal use as well.

NEW DELHI - Of the over 33 million HIV-AIDS cases reported worldwide every year, around one-third are adolescents of the age group 15-24 years, revealed a report by United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF).

LONDON - South African student and teacher unions have strongly criticised a state plan to introduce HIV testing for children as young as 13 at schools.

LONDON - South Africa's battle against Aids is being threatened with a street drug called 'Whoonga', which is a cocktail that includes the antiretroviral (ARV) medication prescribed to people with HIV.
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