HIV Information

  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. 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...
  3. The Risk Of HIV And Sex Workers

    Being a sex worker increases your risk of becoming infected or transmitting the HIV virus as well as other sexually transmitted diseases and infections. Sex workers are people (both male and female) who trade sex for money, drugs, food, or shelter. Sex work crosses many socioeconomic levels: High-end escorts Massage parlors Adult film industry Exotic dancers In Nevada state regulated...
  4. HIV And The African American Population

    The fact is that the African American population is among the ones who most get affected by HIV infection. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in 2017, blacks/African Americans accounted for 13% of the USA population but 43% (16,694) of the 38,739 new HIV diagnoses in the United States and dependent areas. Most of the people affected...
  5. HIV Symptoms and Signs – Advanced Stage AIDS

    When HIV enters the body, early HIV-AIDS symptoms start appearing immediately. This is attributed to the acute deterioration of the immune system and the drastic decline in the numbers of CD4+ T cells, which are crucial to the immune system's capacity of fighting infections. HIV begins to destroy these cells immediately as soon as these cells enter the body. You...
  6. Common Causes of HIV

    The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) attacks the immune system of a person infected with the virus. When the immune system, which happens to be the body’s natural defense or shield becomes weak, the body generally becomes susceptible to other forms of diseases. The virus which gives way for these infections is subsequently referred to as HIV. HIV is caused by...
  7. How Much Of The History Of AIDS Do You Know?

    The Human Immunodeficiency Syndrome (HIV) is the causative agent of AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome). It has its origin as far back as the 20th century and has been one of the deadliest diseases in human history, it has destroyed so many lives over the years and also rendered quite a number of children orphans as well as making so...
  8. Jaw-Dropping HIV and AIDS Statistics That Would Cause You to Take Action Today

    Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) which was discovered in 1983 to be the cause of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) has, in 34 years of its discovery, continue to spread and ravage humanity as it leaves millions of deaths in its wake annually. In spite of the dastardly outcome of this epidemic, it feels as if the human race is not...
  9. What is HIV Positive Status All About? Dig In And Find Out!

    The status of being HIV positive is confirmed when a person’s immune system has been attacked and the shield against illness, which is a natural defense, have been broken. The positive status of HIV involves the virus destroying a type of white blood cell in the system referred to as a T-helper cell and replicating itself inside it. It should...
  10. Learn How You Can Get HIV If You Are Not Careful Enough

    Gone are the days when people were so disturbed about being infected with HIV whenever they stay close to the carriers of the disease. People now get less worried because of the awareness on the subject of HIV as a result of civilization which increases without bounds. Be that as it may, some still live with the notion that HIV...

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