Navigation Links
Ostracized AIDS Patient Commits Suicide in Bihar

Upset with ostracism by family members and villagers, a woman who lost her husband to AIDS and is now diagnosed with the disease //committed suicide in her Bihar home.

Premila Devi, 40, from Tilaei village in Rohtas district, ended her life by jumping into a well Saturday, just a few months after her husband Sunil Mahto died of AIDS.

"She was upset by the way her family members as well as villagers treated her after her husband's death," said a villager Nagender Singh.

According to a Bihar State AIDS Control Society (BSACS) official, there are 8,228 identified cases of HIV infection and 1,100 known cases of full blown AIDS in Bihar. Over 80 people, including 13 children, have died of the disease.

The official added that the presence of hundreds of migrant labourers and an open border with Nepal were some of the factors that contributed to the rising cases of HIV/AIDS in Bihar.

The unofficial figures are much higher with some saying that there are over 40,000 HIV positive cases and over 100 people have died of AIDS.

There are 5.2 million HIV/AIDS cases in the country.

(Source: IANS)
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. HIV Positive Family Ostracized In Orissa
2. One in Three Heart Attack Patients Have No Chest Pains
3. Amphetamines Help Recovery of Stroke Patients
4. Painkillers Do Not Shorten Dying Patients Lives
5. Patients With Filariasis More Prone To HIV Infection
6. Glivec - New Hope For CMC Patients
7. Patient’s perception of health status helps in better recover
8. Patients often assume wrongly that they are allergic to penicillin
9. New FDA Approved Drug NATRECOR For Heart Failure Patients
10. Hemochromatosis Patients Blood is Safe
11. Fifth US Patient Receives Artificial Heart
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:2/26/2017)... ... 26, 2017 , ... IndustryArchive.Org . is announcing a new way for ... will now only pay for B.A.N.T. quality sales leads based on the Sellers decision ... the new reality that B2B buyers are controlling the sales process via the Internet ...
(Date:2/26/2017)... ... February 26, 2017 , ... Functional imaging data supports ... a study released today at the 1st Pan American Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders ... be effective in improving cognitive function in PD patients. This study, led by ...
(Date:2/24/2017)... ... February 24, 2017 , ... HealthPostures, expert ... Core benefits and advantages built into the home office sit stand solution are ... feel. Ability to gain the benefits embedded in the TaskMate Go are available ...
(Date:2/24/2017)... ... February 24, 2017 , ... WHAT: , ... and recognition opportunities as well as advocacy for the state and region‘s technology ... February 23. The Council's Innovation Forecast event highlights innovation throughout the region ...
(Date:2/24/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... February 24, 2017 , ... The Smart ... unemployment—researchers from Oxford University predict that 47 percent of all jobs in the United ... redefining “smart” and “successful.” The day of the aggressive know-it-all who steamrolls over colleagues ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/27/2017)... October – December 2016 Revenues amounted to SEK 0.3 ... Result after tax amounted to SEK -16.3 (-6.5) million, corresponding ... Cash flow from operating activities amounted to SEK -8.3 (-7.3) million ... Period full year 2016 ... amounted to SEK -39.5 (-29.5) million Result after tax amounted ...
(Date:2/24/2017)... Ind. , Feb. 24, 2017 Zimmer ... leader in musculoskeletal healthcare, will present at the Cowen ... at the Boston Marriott Copley Place on Tuesday, March ... A live webcast of the presentation can be ... archived for replay following the conference via Zimmer Biomet,s ...
(Date:2/24/2017)... 24, 2017  In conjunction with DURECT Corporation,s (Nasdaq: ... press release, you are invited to listen to a ... internet on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at 4:30 pm ... live audio webcast of the presentation will be available ... clicking "Investor Relations."  If you are unable to participate ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: