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Natural Antibodies Able To Neutralize HIV Virus

Natural antibodies able to neutralize HIV virus

The hopes for the discovery of a HIV vaccine started to get a bright spot. Recently, researches have found two types of natural antibodies in the human body that able to neutralize 90 percent of the HIV virus. According to Reuters, these two types of …

7 Common Opportunistic Infections in People with HIV/ AIDS

common opportunistic infections in people with HIV/ AIDS

People living with HIV/ AIDS (PLWHA) are more vulnerable to various opportunistic infections because their immune systems are declining drastically. The possibility of opportunistic infections experienced by people living with HIV are tuberculosis (TB), diarrhea, fungal infections, toxoplasmosis, cryptococcosis, CMV infection and viral hepatitis co-infection. …

Microbicides: A New Approach to HIV/ AIDS Prevention

microbicides: a new approach to HIV/ AIDS prevention

Generally, a method to prevent HIV transmission through sex is by using a condom. But recently, researchers revealed that vaginal tablet and vaginal ring could effectively protect a person from HIV/ AIDS infection. The researchers reported that vaginal tablets, vaginal rings and film-coated tablet can …

HIV Symptoms

hiv symptoms

People who infected with HIV would not experience any immediate symptoms. However, people who have HIV may experience diarrhea, fatigue, fever, headache, sore throat, swollen lymph nodes and vomiting. Nevertheless, HIV symptoms may be different with the progress of the infection. Early stage of HIV …

4 Effective Ways to Prevent HIV/ AIDS

HIV/ AIDS prevention

HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) is a virus that attack human immune system, resulting in AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome), a disease that damages and weakens body’s immune system against infection. HIV is one of the world’s most serious health problems and considered to be a …

9 HIV/ AIDS Myths You Should Know About

hiv myths misconceptions

There are many myths and misunderstandings about HIV/ AIDS out there. In dealing with HIV/ AIDS, it is important to know about the truth of the myths because believing myths can lead to fear, desperation and even harm your health. Knowing more about the characteristics …