The researchers worldwide, working privately and with government support, are looking forward in the treatment of HIV, is the virus that can lead to AIDS. However, it is important to understand that such advances will occur slowly and cure of HIV is probably not a reality in the near future. Viruses are difficult to eradicate, and the hope of a vaccine may be the next big breakthrough in the fight against HIV and AIDS.
Advances in treatment
Recent years have seen a proliferation of new drugs that stop HIV in different ways with respect to their predecessors and offer hope to people who have developed other anti-retroviral drug resistance. These include fusion inhibitors that prevent HIV to fuse with host cells; antagonistic co-receptors of chemokines, which bind a co-receptor for HIV to white blood cells; incorporation inhibitors which interrupt the integration function (HIV enzyme uses to integrate its genetic information into the host cell). While these medications offer improved treatment for many people, no antiretroviral drugs can cure HIV. Continue reading “Possible Cure HIV”
Are you interested in dating someone who has HIV (human immunodeficiency virus)? Although some people choose to go out with individuals who are infected with HIV, others find it difficult to get involved with someone who has the virus. Dating someone with HIV is a personal choice, but it is something that you must feel comfortable to do so. There are some things you should do if you’re going out with someone with HIV.
Meet the person you’re interested in dating. If you consider dating someone with HIV, you should take some time to really know the person and find out about their interests , likes, dislikes and goals. It is important to build a strong friendship with that person before interacting with it seriously. Also, be sure not to engage in any sexual activity at the beginning of the relationship. Continue reading “How to date someone with HIV”
When someone is HIV positive, this means that it has acquired the virus human immunodeficiency. This particular virus is the cause of AIDS, also known as acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, which impairs the individual’s immune system, making it harder to fight off diseases and conditions. Men may show symptoms from the onset of infection.
One of the most common initial symptoms of HIV, either in men or women, will involve some level of fever. This particular symptom often occurs soon after infection, within two to four weeks, and disappears as with any cold or flu. The fever is usually mild, being between 100 to 101 degrees F (37.5 to 38.5 Celsius). Continue reading “Early symptoms of HIV in men”