Fact sheets about HIV/AIDS treatment information, the prevention of mother-to-child transmission, and HIV treatment side effects. All the fact sheets are written specifically for patients in easy to read language.
When HIV Moves Into Nursing Homes by Susan Pigg - Kenneth Poon is 50 years old and, like many long-term survivors of HIV, is aging at a rate 10 to 15 years faster than those who aren't infected. He was forced to go into a nursing home three years ago. He now manages to live on his own, with some in-home help and thanks to his poodle guide dog Aiyden.
How to Recognize HIV Symptoms. HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) is the virus that causes AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome). HIV attacks the immune system, destroying a type of white blood cell that helps the body fight off.