Posts Tagged ‘hiv and aids’

What is HIV positive?

First, there is a distinction between HIV and AIDS. Most people think of it as one and the same; however, are two separate entities. HIV refers to the human immunodeficiency virus, while AIDS stands for Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome. AIDS is a disease, while HIV is the virus that causes the disease. A positive HIV test […]

Possible Cure HIV

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, […]

First stage of HIV infection

Although HIV is the virus that causes AIDS, there is a difference between being infected with HIV and having AIDS. A person can have HIV without having AIDS, but can not have AIDS without HIV. There are five stages of infection with HIV, most recently AIDS. Window period The first stage of HIV infection is […]

Difference between HIV and AIDS

Although HIV is the virus that causes AIDS, there is a difference between being infected with HIV and having AIDS. A person can have HIV without having AIDS, but can not have AIDS without HIV. There are five stages of HIV infection, the latest AIDS. Window Period The first stage of HIV infection is called […]

HIV and travel

As with any chronic disease, HIV does not prevent you from traveling! Instead, they allow you to change ideas, enrich you in contact with other people and other cultures. But before takeoff, one must carefully prepare your holiday with your doctor and avoid some areas and risk situations. One imperative continuity of care! Want to […]