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HIV & AIDS Fear and Anxiety

Published: November 7, 2014

HIV & AIDS Fear and Anxiety Perhaps one of the most feared medical diagnoses which patients would not want to hear is the diagnosis of being Human Immunodeficiency Virus positive (HIV+). The fear of being infected with HIV is not uncommon. However, for some, this fear can be debilitating and can impact their daily activities … Continue reading HIV & AIDS Fear and Anxiety

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Safe Sex

Published: June 13, 2014

Safe Sex Guide | Tips According to a report published in peer reviewed medical journal Sexually Transmitted Diseases (1), investigators reported latest data on the incidence and prevalence of some infections and diseases that are transmitted by sexual contact. Salient features of the report include Each year more than 110 million cases of sexually transmitted … Continue reading Safe Sex

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Genital Hygiene | Maintenance

Published: June 10, 2014

Genital Hygiene According to a report published in peer reviewed medical journal Gynecology & Obstetrics (1) investigators reported that the overall prevalence of abnormal vaginal discharge in females is 12 to 30%.  Report also suggested that most cases of genital infections (Genital Herpes Learn More) or sexually transmitted diseases (What are STD’s Learn More) are … Continue reading Genital Hygiene | Maintenance

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HIV in Women

Published: February 5, 2014

HIV in Women HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) is one of the deadliest and far-reaching sexually transmitted diseases. The frequency at which the disease is contracted by males and females has begun to differ. According to historical statistics, the HIV/AIDS(Read more about AIDS statistics) epidemic has affected more men than women. However, the number of newly infected … Continue reading HIV in Women

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AIDS is not transmitted, it’s acquired!

Published: January 8, 2014

AIDS: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome AIDS is not transmitted, it’s acquired. While this might not make much sense at the beginning, it is all about the terminology. AIDS (acquired immune deficiency syndrome) isn’t a disease in itself; rather, AIDS is a condition that develops when a person’s body has been weakened by HIV (the human immunodeficiency virus).  While the … Continue reading AIDS is not transmitted, it’s acquired!

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HIV | AIDS Statistics: Local | Global

Published: January 7, 2014

HIV and AIDS Statistics: Local and Global The prevalence of HIV remains high despite medical and technological advancements in diagnosis and treatment. Fact remains that HIV is still one of the most commonly transmitted sexual diseases, and the one that remains fetal in most cases. According to the UN and as reported in 2013, every … Continue reading HIV | AIDS Statistics: Local | Global

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HIV Prevention

Published: January 6, 2014

HIV Prevention: What you need to know in brief: The highly infectious HIV has been known for the last 30 years. Despite the improving knowledge about HIV prevention, virus pathogenic mechanisms and development of improved testing and treatment protocols, the disease seems to spread in an unstoppable tempo through underdeveloped countries, but in developed countries as … Continue reading HIV Prevention

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HIV Symptoms and Stages

Published: January 3, 2014

HIV Symptoms NOTE: The following is a brief summary of early/late HIV symptoms. Not everybody infected with HIV will show one or more of the following symptoms. Many people who are infected with HIV do not have any symptoms at all for 10 years or more. HIV Symptoms alone are not a reliable sign in … Continue reading HIV Symptoms and Stages

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HIV Transmission | How is HIV Transmitted?

Published: December 31, 2013

HIV Transmission | How is HIV Transmitted? The most common route of HIV transmission is unprotected and risky sexual activity. Anal, oral, or vaginal sex with a HIV infected partner will expose one to infected body fluids which can deliver the virus into the other partner’s body. The virus then enters the body through microscopic breaks or … Continue reading HIV Transmission | How is HIV Transmitted?

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What is HIV?

Published: December 30, 2013

WHAT IS HIV? [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] The origin of HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) is believed to come from a particular kind of chimpanzee in Western Africa. Recent studies indicate that HIV may have jumped … Continue reading What is HIV?

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