HIV Test Options – Tips For Diagnosing The Disease

Many people who have been infected with HIV display no signs and symptoms of the infection. The only way to confirm an HIV infection is by doing an HIV test. HIV testing can be done in Sexual health clinics (Genito Urinary Medicine Clinics), contraception and young people’s clinics, or antenatal clinics for pregnant women. Continue reading

Tuberculosis Treatment Options – Countering The Condition

Tuberculosis (TB) is an air-borne infection caused by the bacterium Mycobacterium tuberculosis. It is a globally widespread disease that claims many lives every year. Fortunately, the advances in tuberculosis treatment have made this disease completely curable. Continue reading

The Symptoms of HIV Infection – The Top Danger Signs

The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infection may go unnoticed, either because it is devoid of symptoms or shows only a mild, flu-like infection in the early stages. HIV patients may also feel sick for some time and then appear to have recovered completely. It is only when the HIV infection progresses to AIDS (Acquired ImmunoDeficiency Syndrome), the patient develops life-threatening signs that are confirmed symptoms of HIV. Continue reading

Is HIV Treatment Possible? – A Look At The Options In Hand

The Food and Drug Administration has approved antiretroviral therapy as the recommended treatment for the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infection. The HIV treatment aims to fight HIV and the complications this virus creates by reducing the viral load in the body, stopping viral replication (multiplication), and restoring the immune functions of the body. Continue reading

HIV Prevention Measures You Should Know About

HIV prevention can only be done by taking precautions against contracting the virus, as there is no vaccine licensed for use so far. Continue reading

The Causes Of AIDS – How The Infection Spreads

Millions of people across the globe, including individuals as young as 15 years old, are living with HIV/AIDS. The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is one of the primary causes of AIDS or Acquired ImmunoDeficiency Syndrome. Continue reading