AIDS Dysmorphic Syndrome
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HTLV Type I and Type II
HTLV-I was first isolated in 1980 from a patient originally thought to have a cutaneous lymphoma. It became clear that it was a distinct form of lymphoma,which was designated as acute T-cell leukemia/ lymphoma (ATL). Some years later,different groups in Martinique and Japan described an association between a chronic disease of the spinal cord and HTLV-I infection,which was later named HTLV-I ...
AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome)
AIDS is an infectious disorder that suppresses the normal function of the immune system. It is caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV),which destroys the body's ability to fight infections. Specific cells of the immune system that are responsible for the proper response to infections (T cells) are destroyed by this virus. Characteristically a person infected with HIV initially ...
HIV, AIDS, and Tuberculosis
Learn more about the link between tuberculosis, HIV, and AIDS.
HIV/AIDS and Opportunistic Infections
An explanation of HIV, AIDS, and their link to opportunistic infections. Find out what they are and how they happen, are treated and prevented.
HIV/AIDS Risk Factors
An explanation of the HIV risk factors that can increase your chances of becoming infected with HIV -- the virus that leads to AIDS.
HIV, AIDS, and Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma
Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma is also known as AIDS-related lymphoma, and is a cancer of white blood cells. Learn more.
Telling Others You’re HIV-Positive
How, when, and why to break the news that you’re HIV-positive. More importantly, who should you tell? The experts at WebMD offer guidance.
The Top 10 Myths and Misconceptions About HIV and AIDS
This article corrects common myths about AIDS and HIV.
Nutrition and HIV/AIDS
If you are HIV positive, good nutrition can have several benefits including keeping your immune system stronger to help fight disease.