Posts Tagged "attitude"

Why an HIV prevention trial failed in Africa

Posted by on Feb 10, 2015 in HIV Cover, HIV Virus | 0 comments

Why an HIV prevention trial failed in Africa

A test done on 5000 woman in Zimbabwe, Uganda and in South Africa showed that the daily regimens done to prevent and stop the HIV  disease are not working.  The reason for this is that most of the woman involved in this test were not taking the medicine that they were given.  The results show just how the HIV stigma and the fear of HIV can waylay disease prevention tests and trials and reinforces the need for more effective dosage methods like a weekly pill or similar. read...

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Staying positive when your HIV test results are positive

Posted by on Jun 18, 2011 in HIV Virus | 0 comments

Staying positive when your HIV test results are positive

Contracting HIV either via sexual intercourse with an infected person, sharing needles/syringes with an infected person, or contracting the virus from birth seems like a death sentence for most. It can however be seen as an opportunity to make things right, to claim your life back. According to WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise which was Last Updated: February 28, 2011, 33 Million People live with HIV/AIDS. If you are one of those people you should not lose hope. You can always change your life around and live the life you’ve always wanted. Doing research on HIV/AIDS and educating yourself is your best way forward. As you obtain more information you are able to see things differently: there is a light at the end of a tunnel. Millions are living with HIV/AIDS and due to treatment, exercise, healthy eating habits, and support groups there is no reason for you not to enjoy life. read...

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