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South Africa’s HIV stats

South Africa’s HIV stats

South Africa has the highest HIV infection rate in the world with 1 in 5 people infected with the HIV virus in the world, living in South Africa. This is an alarming number that needs to be taken under control. Here are some of the local numbers. What percentage of...
Gammora – A new HIV drug kills 99% of virus in 4 weeks

Gammora – A new HIV drug kills 99% of virus in 4 weeks

An innovative and very forward thinking Israeli company, Zion Medical has approached the destruction of the HIV virus in a totally different way and has seen extraordinary results in the first set of human trials. Within the first four weeks of treatment with this...
HIV Life Insurance

HIV Life Insurance

For more than 20 years HIV life Insurance has been denied to HIV positive people or has been provided at dramatically inflated premiums. But in recent years, although people that are HIV positive get premiums quoted that are higher than a person not infected with the...
What diseases and Illnesses effect HIV positive people

What diseases and Illnesses effect HIV positive people

While HIV should not be seen as a death sentence, one’s health is dependent upon the daily taking of ARV’s. Without such treatment, HIV will eventually overwhelm one’s immune system. This then leads to being diagnosed with Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)....
My child has been diagnosed with HIV, now what?

My child has been diagnosed with HIV, now what?

For the purpose of this article, the writer has chosen to select the teen age group as the focus. Receiving the news that one’s child has been diagnosed as HIV + is quite unimaginable. No parent wants to ever hear anything upsetting about their child, but more so when...
How to live with an HIV positive person

How to live with an HIV positive person

Receiving the news that one’s loved one has been diagnosed as HIV + is of course a shock to one’s system, but even more so for the person who has received the diagnosis. While it is excruciatingly difficult to hear the news, it is important to show sensitivity and...