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  1. Aids Clinical Trials Facts

    Key points of HIV/AIDS Clinical Trials Clinical trials are research done for HIV/AIDS to look at new ways to prevent, detect, and/or treat HIV/AIDS. They are the fast way to see if a new medical treatment is safe and effective in people. Before someone enrolls in a clinical trial for HIV/AIDS they have the possible risks explained to them so...
  2. Alcohol and Hepatitis

    Wine, rice wine, beer, and spirits. It's been cultivated for thousands of years and has caused millions of alcoholics. Alcohol is one of the oldest, and most commonly abused substances in the world. It is a poison that affects liver function, even if you don't have Hepatitis C. Excessive alcohol and Hepatitis C use can cause cirrhosis of the liver...
  3. Challenges of children with HIV or AIDS

    Someone who is in the age range of 13 years or below is considered to be a child. Being a child entails many unique health challenges, risks, and other ways that are different from adults. One of these challenges is HIV and AIDS. Statistics show in this modern day and age that there are 2 million children with HIV. This...
  4. What Needs To Be Done If You Have Hepatitis C?

    With the number of diseases that threaten our health these days, a lot of people are clueless as to how they can protect themselves and their loved ones from the many harm and destruction that can come forth. One of these terrifying medical problems that we are faced with today is known as Hepatitis C. How Hepatitis C is spread...
  5. How Reliable are STD Rapid Test Kits?

    There are many ways to test for STDs. The most popular and traditional way is to visit a doctor or go to a health center or medical clinic to get an STD test. This is very easy to do, especially if you live close to a medical facility that offers this type of service. Will you test at a clinic...
  6. A Few Diseases Linked To HIV and AIDS

    Human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV, the virus to blame for the Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, or AIDS, has been around since the late 1800s when it joined the human populace from a chimpanzee located in the southeastern region of Cameroon during a period of swift urbanization. When a person is in the later stages of the HIV infection or has...
  7. Watch Out For Syphilis

    Being infected with syphilis is not something that you would want many people to know. It is actually quite embarrassing to have this infection, and others will oftentimes pass judgment and make ridiculous remarks. Because of this negative reaction from other people, a lot of those that may have syphilis are hesitant to go get syphilis testing. Why people should...
  8. Gonorrhea and Homosexuality

    In 2012, many men were diagnosed with gonorrhea, which is why the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention were warned about it. Most of the men who are diagnosed with gonorrhea are gay or homosexual; those who prefer to have sex with other men. As gonorrhea is spreading more and more day by day, so are chlamydia and syphilis. The...
  9. Aids And Hepatitis C

    First, let’s look at the two Aids is a virus and so is Hepatitis C however, they are different viruses. Aids (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) is caused by the Human Immunodeficiency Virus. The hepatitis c is caused by HCV. Treatments Of Each HCV is treated with some medications such as interferon, ribavirin, and sometimes telaprevir or boceprevir depending on which...
  10. Children And Hepatitis C Virus

    Hepatitis C Virus can cause chronic liver infection, disease, and even death. It can also bring on several rheumatic disorders that cause pain in joints, muscles, and connective tissues. How Can I Tell If My Child Has Symptoms Of Hepatitis C? Many times there are no symptoms and with babies, it is especially hard to tell since they cannot yet...