HIV/AIDS is one of the deadliest diseases in the world today. There is no
cure, so it’s important to fully understand how the disease works so you don’t
become infected and how to deal with it if you do contract it.
Epidemiology of HIV
Other than researching and trying to find ways to cure
HIV/AIDS, it’s also important to keep track of where it’s flourishing and
spreading. Agencies study how HIV/AIDS affects and spreads to communities in an
attempt to stop it.
Natural Science of HIV
In addition to the research being done
on drugs, scientists are also searching for natural ways to treat and cure
HIV/AIDS. They are also studying how HIV/AIDS behaves naturally.
Natural Science of HIV/AIDS : Comprehensive reports on HIV/AIDS
from various doctors.
HHMI: The Howard Hughes Medical Center has a report detailing how a
“natural” strategy improves HIV/AIDS vaccines.
Population Reference Bureau : An article about how the relationship
between HIV/AIDS and the natural environment works.
Kaiser Network : Contains a report detailing how a naturally-occurring
compound in monkeys may be the key in helping humans with the disease.
The Rise of HIV/AIDS : A detailed history of where HIV/AIDS is believed
to have developed in the natural world.
Diagnosis & Clinical Management of HIV
Getting diagnosed with HIV/AIDS can be a long, nerve-wracking process, and
managing the disease can be quite a challenge too.
Manifestations of HIV
There are many different early manifestations of HIV/AIDS, and one of the most
common manifestations is a wart
of some sort that requires wart removal!
Associated with HIV
weakens a person’s immune system, which gives infections a greater chance of
making someone sick. These infections sometimes don’t show any outward signs
unlike the warts.
Malignancies Associated with HIV
As with bacteria, there are types of
malignancies common to people who suffer from HIV/AIDS.
HIV-Associated Malignancies : Focuses on a few types of malignancies.
BHIVA : The British HIV Association has a list of HIV-associated
malignancies put together by an extensive team of doctors.
Medical Library : Provides a very long list of malignancies that are
common as well.
The Oncologist : Not just a list of malignancies but also pictures of
National Cancer Institute : The NCI has a list of HIV-associated
malignancies in women.
Transmission and Prevention of HIV
Since there is no cure for HIV/AIDS yet , it’s important to know how the disease
is transferred from one person to another and how to prevent it.
AVERT : Learn
about the ways you can and can’t be infected with HIV.
MNAidsProject : The Minnesota AIDS Project has a few general guidelines
on how HIV can be contracted.
EMedicine : Details what happens in the very early stages after someone
gets infected and explains what exactly the virus is doing in those early
Provides detailed information on preventing the spread of HIV.
: An organization that is doing its best to prevent HIV all over the world,
especially in Africa.
Around the world, policy regarding HIV/AIDS can be quite different.
Countries and agencies handle the disease in many different ways.
Details the United Nation’s policy on HIV/AIDS prevention.
Kaiser Family Foundation : The KFF website provides the latest
information on major HIV/AIDS policy issues around the world.
HHS : The
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services lists its policy on
Center for HIV Law And Policy : A great resource that lists the
policies on things like donating body fluids if you have HIV, employment
laws, confidentiality, and other legal problems that can arise for those
The Office of National AIDS Policy : Details the White House’s
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