Category: HIV

Can a Virgin Have an STD?

Can a virgin have a sexually transmitted disease? Many people would assume that this question can be answered quite simply: “NO!” or “It’s impossible!” If you were one of those people, you might be surprised to learn that a virgin can have and spread STDs. How can that be? After all, if two partners are “virgins,” this […]


This Is How Far HIV Treatment Has Come

Even though there is no cure for HIV yet, treatment options increase and advance within the minute. At this point, HIV treatment involves medications that when taken on regular basis, can slow the virus’ progression in the body. In addition, scientists constantly come up with new ways to prevent and fight this virus, which brings […]


How Does HIV Infect Cells?

HIV Infection

Have you ever wondered how HIV manages to infect the cells in the human’s body? In order to understand the disease and find a way to cure it, we must get informed on how the infection process starts and develops. Defining HIV Viruses are parasitic, at least in a way. All viruses have tiny genomes […]


Why Isn’t There A Cure For HIV?

Did you know that HIV is estimated to exist since the late 1800s? Even so, it took people until 1983 to identify this virus as HIV and 30 years of failed attempts to create a cure or vaccine. Apparently, we have nothing finalized to show as a cure, even though treatment has advanced rapidly and […]