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  • Signs That You May Have HIV

    Oct 16, 13 • HIV and AIDSNo Comments
    Signs That You May Have HIV

    HIV symptoms By Amanda Gardner Within a month or two of HIV entering the body, 40% to 90% of people experience flulike symptoms known as acute retroviral syndrome (ARS)...

  • Know 15 signs of HIV positive!

    Apr 30, 13 • HIV and AIDSComments Off
    Know 15 signs of HIV positive!

    Many people do not know when they have been infected with HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus). Signs of HIV itself begin to emerge only after the incubation period ends. If the virus is asleep in the bloodstream, you may not notice any symptoms of HIV over the following year. However, when signs of HIV begin to [&hellip...

  • 7 Wrong Myths about HIV

    Apr 23, 13 • HIV and AIDSComments Off
    7 Wrong Myths about HIV

    Hearing the word Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) may quite frightening  Yes, the disease is deadly and has no cure. There are many myths associated with HIV. Most people do not have proper knowledge about it. Society thinks that they can be infected with HIV even if they spend time with positive people with HIV. Though it [&hellip...

  • Bee sting venom potent to kill HIV virus?

    Apr 2, 13 • HIV and AIDSComments Off
    Bee sting venom potent to kill HIV virus?

    One of the things that causes HIV virus very difficult to break is because its size is so small. Even smaller than a blood cell. Thus the virus is very quick to attack the white blood cells and is unstoppable. But researchers certainly do not give up in finding a way to destroy the HIV virus. One [&hellip...

  • Men with HIV are more susceptible to heart attack

    Mar 7, 13 • HIV and AIDSComments Off
    Men with HIV are more susceptible to heart attack

    Men who suffer from HIV or Human Immunodeficiency Virus experience many health disadvantages. Not only do they have weaker immune system, but they are also known to be more susceptible to heart attacks when compared to people who do not suffer from ...

  • Cow Milk Can Help Fight HIV Virus?

    Oct 22, 12 • HIV and AIDSComments Off
    Cow Milk Can Help Fight HIV Virus?

    Killing HIV virus is not easy, even treatment until now are still minimal. Researchers in Australia have now discovered a new treatment. To combat the HIV virus, they try to apply cow milk. Scientists from the University of Melbourne and biopharmaceutical company Immuron Ltd found that cows can not be infected with HIV. In the [&hellip...

  • HIV Attacks Can be Fought by Adding More HIV

    Jul 20, 12 • HIV and AIDSComments Off
    HIV Attacks Can be Fought by Adding More HIV

    Not many people know that there are different strains or types of HIV. HIV-1 strain is more aggressive and can be found all over the world, while HIV-2 strains are more common in West Africa and has started to be found in Europe, India, Japan and the United States. A team of researchers from Lund [&hellip...

  • Russia Tests HIV Vaccine

    Feb 8, 12 • HIV and AIDSComments Off
    Russia Tests HIV Vaccine

    Can the virus infection of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) be prevented? This is the question which answer will be searched by the Center for Virology and Biotechnology, Vector, in Russia. The state-funded research center is trying to create a vaccine that can induce strong antibody (antigen). “We have successfully completed the first phase of clinical [&hellip...

  • New HIV Drug Approved

    May 26, 11 • HIV and AIDSComments Off
    New HIV Drug Approved

    U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) last week approved a new drug for the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infectious diseases. The drug made ??by a company called Tibotec Therapeutics, Johnson & Johnson Ortho Biotech Inc subsidiary. will be sold under the brand of Edurant, and was created as a combination with antiretroviral drugs. The drug [&hellip...