Category: HIV/AIDS

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Genvoya – An Anti-HIV Cocktail

On 24 September, 2015 EU regulators approved a once-a-day Anti-HIV Cocktail called “Genvoya“. This drug was earlier available in the market but it was reported that it was harsh on patient bones and kidneys....

 
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Testing HIV/AIDS At Home

Diagnosing HIV at an early stage plays a great role in a healthy lifestyle of an HIV positive person. In the past, people could only get tested for HIV either in hospitals or at...

 
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Kidney Disease And HIV

Kidney failure is a common major opportunistic infection caused by the Human Immunodeficiency Virus. HIV affects the kidney cells which causes kidney failure in the patients of HIV infection. This is known as HIVAN...

 
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Can The Gene Therapy Really Cure HIV?

Gene Therapy has brought a new breakthrough in the race of finding a sustainable and effective HIV cure.  According to recent reports the gene therapy was used successfully by a group of researchers to...

 
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AIDS Defining Conditions (Management And Treatment)

Those conditions that are life threatening in nature which occur to HIV positive people are known as “AIDS Defining Conditions”. If these life threatening diseases/conditions are identified in a patient then he/she is said...

 
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Kaposi’s Sarcoma And HIV/AIDS

Kaposi’s sarcoma is a cancer caused due to HHV-8 which is also known as KS agent. It was one of the first opportunistic infection recognized occurring with HIV infection. This cancer develops from the...

 
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Complications Of HIV/AIDS

Patients suffering from HIV/AIDS usually have a very weak immune system which makes them vulnerable to many other diseases, infections and cancers which are commonly referred to as COMPLICATIONS OF HIV/AIDS. The complications associated...