Helping HIV Positive People to Cope With the Deadly Virus

HIV Support groups

HIV Support groups play an important role in the life of those who are suffering from the disease. In addition to giving them the much needed emotional support, it inspires them to cope with the difficult phases of life....

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!

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

HIV Patients Are At High Risks of Stroke

The incidence of stroke continues to increase in people with HIV. Experts suspect anti-viral drugs consumed by people living with HIV lead to stroke risk. No direct link between HIV treatment to the case of stroke have been found,...

New HIV Infection Drug is Being Tested

A kind of new HIV drug which can stop one of the early stages of HIV infection and can become a new class of drugs to fight other harmful viruses, is now being tested by German scientists. The drug,...

Myths and Facts About AIDS

World AIDS Day every December 1, is celebrated to raise awareness about the dangers of HIV/AIDS. Especially as the cases of HIV/AIDS is increasing every year. In order to not get misleading information about HIV / AIDS and does...

HIV in Blood are Different from HIV in Sperms

HIV tests in men should be accompanied also by examination of sperm in the semen. Because apparently the existing population of HIV in semen is different from the ones in the blood, so that it is not represented only...

HIV Transmission Risk is Higher During Pregnancy

Women in Africa who are pregnant, have a higher risk of contracting HIV if during pregnancy still have sex with their partners. Pregnant women have a two times higher risk of HIV transmission.

Vaginal Gel Which Blocks HIV is Being Developed

Various experiments have been performed by scientists to create a vaginal cream that is able to fend off the HIV virus, but unfortunately it all ended in failure. Now the experts are in the middle of testing a drug...

Can Bananas Prevent HIV?

Research by experts indicates that bananas have a substance that has the potential to slow down HIV infection. This finding is expected to open a new window in the treatment of prevention of HIV infection which the cure has...