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World 21 Nov 2006 | 12:00 AM

HIV infections on rise in all regions - U.N. report

GENEVA (Reuters) - HIV infections are on the rise in all regions and in China the deadly virus is gradually spreading from high-risk groups to the general population, the United Nations said on Tuesday.

World 22 Nov 2006 | 12:00 AM

China says reported HIV/AIDS cases up nearly 30 pct

The reported number of cases had risen to 183,733, up from 144,089 at the end of last year, the China Daily said, quoting statistics announced by the Ministry of Health.

World 22 Nov 2006 | 12:00 AM

China says reported HIV/AIDS cases up nearly 30 pct

The reported number of cases at the end of October had risen to 183,733, up from 144,089 at the end of last year, the Ministry said in a statement on its Web site (www.moh.gov.cn).

World 01 Dec 2006 | 12:00 AM

Indians want AIDS drugs, Indonesians promote safe sex

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Hundreds of Indians demonstrated on Friday to demand new HIV drugs, while health workers in Muslim-majority Indonesia marked World AIDS Day by handing out condoms to prostitutes for safe sex.

World 01 Dec 2006 | 12:00 AM

Indians want AIDS drugs, Indonesians promote safe sex

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Hundreds of Indians demonstrated on Friday to demand new HIV drugs, while health workers in Muslim-majority Indonesia marked World AIDS Day by handing out condoms to prostitutes for safe sex.

Community 01 Dec 2006 | 12:00 AM

Med camp gets RM150k

Da Ma Cai contributed RM150,000 to a medical camp.

World 01 Dec 2006 | 12:00 AM

Indians want AIDS drugs, Indonesians promote safe sex

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Hundreds of Indians demonstrated on Friday to demand new HIV drugs, while health workers in Muslim-majority Indonesia marked World AIDS Day by handing out condoms to prostitutes for safe sex.

World 01 Dec 2006 | 12:00 AM

AIDS programmes fail to reach high-risk groups - U.N.

GENEVA (Reuters) - Surveillance for the HIV virus is weak in most of the world and prevention and treatment programmes often fail to reach high-risk drug users, homosexuals and sex workers, the World Health Organisation said on Friday.

World 01 Dec 2006 | 12:00 AM

Indians want AIDS drugs, Indonesians worry about sex

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Hundreds of Indians demonstrated on Friday to demand new anti-retroviral (ARV) drugs, while health workers in Muslim-majority Indonesia marked World AIDS Day by handing out condoms to prostitutes for safe sex.

World 09 Dec 2006 | 12:00 AM

U.S. panel says wide use of drug-coated stents risky

GAITHERSBURG, Md. (Reuters) - Drug-coated heart stents are more likely to cause blood clots and other complications in certain high-risk cases and patients and doctors should be warned, a panel of medical experts advised on Friday.