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.
Find answers in our in-depth report on HIV/AIDS:
In her own words: living with HIV
HIV treatment: the challenges for older adults
Improved medications have helped many people with HIV live longer, but treating older adults with HIV presents some unique challenges.
Pregnancy, parenting, and HIV
Discusses the possibility of pregnancy when one or both of the prospective parents is HIV-positive.
AIDS dementia complex
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.
The long and short of condoms
Discusses the best condoms for preventing the transmission of HIV and tips on using condoms effectively.
HIV home test kits: are all created equal?
Discusses choosing accurate HIV home test kits and the pros and cons of home testing.