Boots WebMD Partners in Health
Return To Boots

HIV & AIDS health centre

Select a topic to explore more.

Overview & facts

Learn the basic facts about being HIV positive. Find out who's at risk of getting the virus and how to prevent HIV infection.

What is HIV?

Start here if you're just beginning to learn about HIV and AIDS.

10 most common myths about HIV and AIDS. Get the facts.

Find out the answers to the most frequently asked questions about HIV/AIDS.

Children need information about HIV/AIDS that’s appropriate for their age. Here's how it's done.

Are you at risk?

How do children get HIV and AIDS? How common is it? Find out this and more.

Learn about the risk factors for getting HIV.


A look at the progress in developing an HIV vaccine.

There's somebody you have to tell about your HIV status: Your sex partner. Here’s advice on how to do it.

Stay informed

Sign up for BootsWebMD's free newsletters.
Sign Up

Popular slideshows & tools on BootsWebMD

How to help headache pain
rash on skin
Top eczema triggers to avoid
boost your metabolism
Foods to lower LDL (bad) cholesterol
Tips to support digestive health
woman looking at pregnancy test
Is your body ready for pregnancy?
sick child
Dos and don'ts for childhood eczema
couple makigh salad
Nutrition for over 50s
bucket with cleaning supplies in it
Cleaning and organising tips
adult man contemplating
When illness makes it hard to eat
Allergy myths and facts
woman holding stomach
Understand this common condition