HIV/Aids

Living with HIV/Aids

Read about people living with HIV/Aids and how antiretroviral treatment and healthy lifestyles can help manage this condition effectively.

People with HIV may age more rapidly

With ART, many people with HIV can expect to live for decades after being infected. However, doctors have noted that these patients often show signs of premature ageing.

HIV drugs may boost syphilis risk

A new study finds that antiretrovirals may pose a risk to especially gay and bisexual men by making them more vulnerable to the bacteria that cause syphilis.

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Dr Sindisiwe van Zyl qualified at the University of Pretoria before working for an HIV/AIDS NPO in Soweto for many years. She was named one of the Mail & Guardian's Top 200 Young South Africans in 2012.

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