AIDS Treatments Directory
HAART therapy (highly active antiretroviral therapy), also known as the HIV/AIDS cocktail, is a combination of medications that are given at once. This is a common HIV/AIDS treatment. The goal of HAART is to delay progression of disease and reduce complications. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how AIDS is treated, goals of treatment, side effects, and much more.
How Do You Treat HIV?
Daily medication and regular testing can help keep the virus from spreading and slow the effects on your body for many years.
Experimental Treatments? Unapproved But Not Always Unavailable
Access to experimental treatments through participation in clinical trials can make a difference for patients with life-threatening conditions. Learn more here.
Tips for AIDS Caregivers
Caring for someone with advanced AIDS can give you precious time and meaningful experiences with them. As their health changes, so will your role.
Tips for Finding an HIV/AIDS Doctor
What you need to know about finding an HIV/AIDS doctor who is right for you.
The Importance of Starting ART Right Away
When you’re diagnosed with HIV, your doctor will want you to start antiretroviral therapy (ART) as soon as possible -- even the same day, if you can. Find out why it’s important to start treatment immediately.
Is an HIV Cure Possible?
Babies who got antiretroviral drug therapy within hours of birth and stayed HIV-negative for months or years may offer a clue to treating newly diagnosed adults.
Slideshows & Images
A Pictorial Timeline of the HIV/AIDS Pandemic
A historical overview of the AIDS pandemic from the first human case to the present.
Living With HIV and AIDS: Myths and Facts
From treatment options to information on symptoms, see what's fact and what's fiction when it comes to HIV and AIDS.
Slideshow: What It’s Like to Live With HIV/AIDS: Myths and Facts