Navigation Links
HIV Test is Becoming Mandatory as a Part of Pre-marriage Exercise

Families here are now insisting on HIV tests ahead of marriages. //

Pathology labs in the city have registered an increase in the number of HIV tests, particularly during the marriage season.

Rajesh Bose (name changed) got an HIV test done last year.

"I was in love with her. But her parents thought I was a flirt," said Bose. "But when I produced the (HIV test) report, they agreed to our marriage".

Not only men but prospective brides too are going in for HIV tests to prove they are not affected with AIDS.

"When my marriage was fixed, my in-laws were hesitant as I stayed in hostels during my school and college days. To remove any suspicion I voluntary got the HIV test done and showed the report," said a woman who got married in January.

These are not isolated cases in Ranchi.

Getting an HIV test done is simple and not too costly. The rate varies between Rs.250 and Rs.500.

"In recent times we have witnessed an increase in the number of HIV tests. We have registered more than 25 percent growth in the number of HIV tests," said Rakesh Sharan of J. Sharan Pathological Laboratories.

"Normally we do not ask the young people why they are getting the test done and they too do not wish to divulge the reason," he added.

Said Suman Dubey of Health Screen: "In rare instances some people tell us that they are getting the test done as a pre-marriage exercise. This shows that the youths are becoming conscious about their life partners."

There are also cases of young people wanting to get their report changed.

"One girl wanted her report changed. She asked for a negative report despite the fact that she had HIV," said a doctor.

(Source: IANS News)
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Parents Should Look For Signs Of Children Becoming Overweight
2. Prevent Global Warming by Becoming A Vegetarian
3. Consumers Becoming More Health Conscious Than Calorie Conscious
4. Chicken Pox Hospitalizations Are Becoming Less
5. Smokers Face The Risk Of Becoming Blind In Later Life
6. Encephalitis Survivors Face The Risk Of Becoming Disabled
7. Youth Becoming Sexually Active At A Younger Age
8. Valentine Day Becoming Popular In India
9. Survey Finds That Autism Is Becoming More Widespread
10. Stalking Fast Becoming A Problem of Public Health
11. MRSA Fast Becoming The Leading Cause Of Skin Infections
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:6/23/2017)... PA (PRWEB) , ... June 23, 2017 , ... ... insurance management, financial planning, and related services to families and business owners in ... a charity drive to benefit senior citizens in the area. , Meals on ...
(Date:6/23/2017)... ... June 23, 2017 , ... Moore Insurance, ... area with access to asset protection and financial planning services, is teaming up ... improving the lives of children with cancer and other chronic diseases. , The ...
(Date:6/22/2017)... ... , ... Groove Ring is excited to announce they've partnered with Olympic runner ... and all-purpose rings. Whether you’re an athlete, adventurer, professional, or love to venture the ... From the rock face to the auto shop, Groove Ring is the world's first ...
(Date:6/22/2017)... ... June 22, 2017 , ... ... that it has received certification for ANSI/ASIS PSC.1-2012. The company’s work in countries ... where the rule of law has been degraded. The PSC.1 standard was created ...
(Date:6/20/2017)... ... June 20, 2017 , ... ... Texas-based health system, will present how predictive analytics drive reimbursement optimization, with a ... in Orlando, June 25-28. , “The traditional approach to denied and underpaid ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/30/2017)... , May 30, 2017 Therapix Biosciences Ltd. ... specializing in the development of cannabinoid-based drugs, today ... company overview at three upcoming scientific and investor ... LD Micro Invitational: ... Date:                     ...
(Date:5/26/2017)... BARBARA, Calif. , May 25, 2017  In ... United States , Direct Relief is working with ... overdose-reversing Naloxone available at no cost to community health ... other nonprofit providers nationwide. "Pfizer has ... access to medicines and ensuring patient safety through educational ...
(Date:5/22/2017)... , May 22, 2017  Lilac Corp, ... Gene-Eden-VIR/Novirin, announces the launch of a new ... the results of a clinical study that showed ... treatment with Gene-Eden-VIR/Novirin in individuals suffering from HPV ... note that there are no other treatments that ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: