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The sooner you're on ARVs the better

A large study that began in 2005 has found that early antiretroviral treatment reduces HIV transmission from one partner to the other by 96%, and that's just for starters.

Planning for the future with HIV

Being diagnosed with HIV can be extremely difficult to deal with but acceptance, knowledge, proper management of your condition and support from loved ones can all assist you in having a happy and healthy future.

Teen's HIV in check for 12 years without drugs

A French teenager born with HIV and treated until age 6, is still free from infection 12 years after stopping the treatments, suggesting the first case of long-term remission in a child infected from birth, researchers say.

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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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