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AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome)
Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) is an illness that weakens the body's immune system. The immune systems of people with AIDS are not able to fight off certain infections and cancers.
Improved medications have helped many people with HIV live longer, but treating older adults with HIV presents some unique challenges.
Discusses the possibility of pregnancy when one or both of the prospective parents is HIV-positive.
Dementia is a brain disorder characterized by a general loss of intellectual abilities involving impairment of memory, judgment, and abstract thinking as well as changes in personality.
Discusses the best condoms for preventing the transmission of HIV and tips on using condoms effectively.
Discusses choosing accurate HIV home test kits and the pros and cons of home testing.
American Foundation for AIDS Research
HIV/AIDS Treatment Information Service
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)