What to Do After Being Diagnosed As HIV-Positive
Here are some steps to take when you learn that you are HIV-positive.
HIV/AIDS Discrimination and Stigma
Having HIV or AIDS can lead to discrimination and dealing with stigma. Learn how to cope.
Finding an HIV/AIDS Doctor
What you need to know about finding an HIV/AIDS doctor that is right for you.
AIDS Wasting Syndrome
AIDS wasting syndrome occurs when you have AIDS and lose at least 10% of your body weight -- especially muscle.
WebMD provides a list of HIV medications used in the U.S.
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 ...
AIDS Dysmorphic Syndrome
Important It is possible that the main title of the report AIDS Dysmorphic Syndrome is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report. ...
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 ...
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.
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.