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The Treatment & Management of HIV

The treatment and management of HIV involves the use of antiretroviral drugs, treating HIV-related conditions as they occur and making healthy lifestyle decisions. Taken together, these strategies can improve quality of life for HIV-positive people and delay the onset of symptoms....More...

The Difference between HIV Positive & AIDS

HIV (the human immunodeficiency virus) is the viral cause of the syndrome known as AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome). Although everyone who develops AIDS is HIV-positive, not everyone is HIV-positive has developed AIDS....More...

HIV Information

Get all the HIV information you need with this comprehensive HIV/AIDS fact sheet. The best place to start is the beginning - HIV 101 - basic HIV information at your fingertips....More...

Ethical Issues in HIV & AIDS Cases

There are a number of different things which must be considered in regards to the care and treatment of individuals living with HIV or AIDS. Many HIV patients are concerned with their privacy, and some are concerned about how they will receive needed treatment without health insurance or permanent h...More...

Can You Get AIDS From Saliva?

HIV, or human immuno-deficiency virus, is found in the saliva of an HIV-positive person; however, there is not enough HIV in saliva to cause infection in another person. You cannot contract HIV through sharing items or most forms of kissing unless another infectious fluid is also present....More...

Wasting and Lipodystrophy in Patients Infected With HIV

In any clinical practice that provides care for HIV-infected patients, the daily problems that must be faced include those related to antiretroviral therapies, nutrition, psychosocial issues, and prevention of opportunistic infections....More...

A 7-Step Plan to Reduce HIV Risk

HIV prevention is about more than just rules. It's about creating a lifelong framework by which protect yourself and others from HIV....More...