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  AIDS - home
The AIDS Editors and the publisher are pleased to announce the open archive initiative for the journal.
AIDS operates a Fast Track procedure for priority papers, so you will see all the important work your colleagues are involved with in the shortest time possible.
The Editors, themselves noted international experts who know the demands of your work, are committed to making AIDS the most distinguished and innovative journal in the field.
www.aidsonline.com   (397 words)

  
  AIDS   (Site not responding. Last check: )
AIDS is the final, life-threatening stage of infection with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).
AIDS is a relatively new disease that involves sex and drugs and mainly affects young adults.
AIDS was first identified as a "new" disease by doctors in Los Angeles and New York City in 1980 and 1981.
members.rediff.com /wande/AIDS.htm   (2883 words)

  
  AIDS: Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine
AIDS is one of the 10 leading causes of death in children between one and four years of age worldwide.
AIDS dementia complex is a late complication of the disease.
AIDS dementia complex is marked by loss of reasoning ability, loss of memory, inability to concentrate, apathy and loss of initiative, and unsteadiness or weakness in walking.
health.enotes.com /alternative-medicine-encyclopedia/aids   (4216 words)

  
 AIDS - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
AIDS dementia complex (ADC) is a metabolic encephalopathy induced by HIV infection and fuelled by immune activation of HIV infected brain macrophages and microglia which secrete neurotoxins of both host and viral origin.
AIDS stigma exists around the world in a variety of ways, including ostracism, rejection, discrimination and avoidance of HIV infected people; compulsory HIV testing without prior consent or protection of confidentiality; violence against HIV infected individuals or people who are perceived to be infected with HIV; and the quarantine of HIV infected individuals.
In a survey on AIDS conducted in 1983 in Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom a slight majority of those infected with HIV were male homosexuals (58% of all cases).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/AIDS   (8166 words)

  
 Howstuffworks "How AIDS Works"
AIDS (Acquired Immuno Deficiency Syndrome) is one of the worst pandemics the world has ever known.
HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus), the virus that causes AIDS, was first discovered in 1981 in a remote area of central Africa.
AIDS has killed more than 28 million people that we know of, with up to 3.6 million people dying in 2005 alone [ref].
science.howstuffworks.com /aids.htm   (985 words)

  
 AIDS
AIDS is the advanced form of infection with the HIV virus, which may not cause recognizable disease for a long period after the initial exposure (latency).
AIDS is one of the 10 leading causes of death in children between one and four years of age.
AIDS dementia complex is marked by loss of reasoning ability, loss of memory, inability to concentrate, apathy and loss of initiative, and unsteadiness or weakness in walking.
www.healthatoz.com /healthatoz/Atoz/ency/aids.jsp   (4237 words)

  
 Aids
Although AIDS seems to have arrived in the United States much earlier than the 1970s, it was only formally identified in 1982 when doctors were confronted with a previously unknown disease.
AIDS testing should not be seen as an impediment to education but rather an aid to education.
If AIDS is a judgment from God, it is a judgment in the sense that all disease is the result of God's judgment on this earth because of the Fall (Gen. 3).
www.leaderu.com /orgs/probe/docs/aids.html   (2556 words)

  
 Laos AIDS HIV News by Utopia
She has done much to ensure that the international aid given to Laos to combat Aids has been spent wisely, no mean feat in a political culture where corruption is endemic.
AIDS statistics recently released by the Laotian government paint an unrealistic picture of the spread of the disease in Laos, a United Nations official said.
AIDS in Laos is found mostly in urban areas and transmission is greatest through heterosexual sex.
www.utopia-asia.com /aidslao.htm   (2296 words)

  
 HIV and AIDS
AIDS is one of the most serious, deadly diseases in human history.
AIDS is caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).
Because their immune systems are weakened, people who have AIDS are unable to fight off many infections, particularly tuberculosis and other kinds of otherwise rare infections of the lung (such as Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia), the surface covering of the brain (meningitis), or the brain itself (encephalitis).
kidshealth.org /teen/infections/stds/std_hiv.html   (1147 words)

  
 AIDS Clock
Why AIDS is a workplace Issue?AIDS is a workplace issue because it affects workers and the families, enterprises and communities that depend on them.
While AIDS is clearly a health problem, the world has come to realize it is also a development issue that threatens humen welfare, socio-economic advances, productivity, social cohesion, and even national security.
The World AIDS Campaign has been established to strengthen and connect together the advocacy and campaign activities targeting governments and other stakeholders to deliver on their promises and commitments.
www.unfpa.org /aids_clock   (924 words)

  
 HIV Infection and AIDS: An Overview, NIAID Fact Sheet
AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome) was first reported in the United States in 1981 and has since become a major worldwide epidemic.
People with AIDS are also particularly prone to developing various cancers, especially those caused by viruses such as Kaposi's sarcoma and cervical cancer, or cancers of the immune system known as lymphomas.
When AIDS first surfaced in the United States, there were no medicines to combat the underlying immune deficiency and few treatments existed for the opportunistic diseases that resulted.
www.niaid.nih.gov /factsheets/hivinf.htm   (3123 words)

  
 WHAT IS AIDS?
AIDS is caused by a virus called HIV, the Human Immunodeficiency Virus.
There are no documented cases of HIV being transmitted by tears or saliva, but it is possible to be infected with HIV through oral sex or in rare cases through deep kissing, especially if you have open sores in your mouth or bleeding gums.
In the mid-1990s, AIDS was a leading cause of death.
www.aids.org /FactSheets/101-what-is-aids.html   (972 words)

  
 What is AIDS? | The New Mexico AIDS InfoNet
AIDS is caused by a virus called HIV, the Human Immunodeficiency Virus.
In the mid-1990s, AIDS was a leading cause of death.
The AIDS InfoNet is a project of the New Mexico AIDS Education and Training Center at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center.
www.aidsinfonet.org /factsheet_detail.php?fsnumber=101   (1082 words)

  
 Howstuffworks "How AIDS Works"
AIDS (Acquired Immuno Deficiency Syndrome) is one of the worst pandemics the world has ever known.
AIDS has killed more than 28 million people that we know of, with up to 3.6 million people dying in 2005 alone [Source: Avert].
Once AIDS manifests, a person is susceptible to many different infections, because the immune system has been weakened so much by the HIV it can no longer fight back effectively.
health.howstuffworks.com /aids.htm   (706 words)

  
 AIDS/
AIDS cases have been reported from all age groups, all races, in virtually every country in the world.
AIDS is a condition that leaves a person open to a number of different infections and cancers.
The fatality rate of AIDS is very high; even with medical therapy, 80-90% of the patients with AIDS have died within 3-5 years after diagnosis with AIDS.
www.state.sd.us /doh/Pubs/aids.htm   (533 words)

  
 HIV and AIDS
AIDS is one of the most serious, deadly diseases in human history.
AIDS is caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).
Because their immune systems are weakened, people who have AIDS are unable to fight off many infections, particularly tuberculosis and other kinds of otherwise rare infections of the lung (such as Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia), the surface covering of the brain (meningitis), or the brain itself (encephalitis).
www.kidshealth.org /teen/infections/stds/std_hiv.html   (1128 words)

  
 HIV/AIDS Stigma Page
AIDS stigma is effectively universal, but its form varies from one country to another, and the specific groups targeted for AIDS stigma vary considerably.
Download AIDS and Stigma: A Conceptual Framework and Research Agenda, the final report from a research workshop on AIDS and stigma, sponsored by the National Institute of Mental Health.
Cultural Sensitivity in AIDS Videos for African American Audiences, a study by Dr. Herek and his colleagues that addresses the importance of using culturally sensitive educational materials in HIV-related interventions with racial and ethnic minority groups.
psychology.ucdavis.edu /rainbow/html/aids.html   (804 words)

  
 UNAIDS: The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS
An International Consultation on AIDS Epidemiological Estimates, convened jointly by the UNAIDS Secretariat and WHO, was held on 14-15 November 2007 in Geneva, Switzerland.
Response to 'The AIDS Pandemic: the collision of epidemiology with political correctness'
The 11th European AIDS Conference took place in Madrid, Spain from 24-27 October and focused on issues related to HIV clinical research and care in Europe.
www.unaids.org   (724 words)

  
 CBC News In Depth: AIDS
AIDS was originally called GRID, or "gay related immune deficiency" because it was perceived as a homosexual disease.
Although deaths caused by AIDS have fallen since 1996, Health Canada calls the epidemic "severe and deeply troublesome," and says Canadians should not be complacent.
Health Canada says HIV and AIDS in Canada cannot be classified as a single epidemic, and should instead be thought of as an amalgamation of epidemics.
www.cbc.ca /news/background/aids/index.html   (2063 words)

  
 What Is AIDS? - The Body
AIDS is caused by a virus called HIV, the Human Immunodeficiency Virus.
There are no documented cases of HIV being transmitted by tears or saliva, but it is possible to be infected with HIV through oral sex or in rare cases through deep kissing, especially if you have open sores in your mouth or bleeding gums.
In the mid-1990s, AIDS was a leading cause of death.
www.thebody.com /nmai/whatisaids.html   (1090 words)

  
 HIV & AIDS - VirusMyth AIDS HomePage   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A growing group of bio-medical scientists claim the cause of AIDS is still unknown.
Most of them think AIDS is also not sexually transmitted; it probably has toxic causes.
These HIV skeptics say that the AIDS virus has never really been isolated, and the AIDS tests are worthless...
www.virusmyth.com /aids   (248 words)

  
 HIV/AIDS - MayoClinic.com
AIDS is a chronic, life-threatening condition caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).
The term acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) is used to mean the later stages of an HIV infection.
Despite improved treatments and better access to care for people in the hardest-hit parts of the world, most experts agree that the pandemic is still in the early stages.
www.mayoclinic.com /health/hiv-aids/DS00005   (324 words)

  
 AIDS Pathology
The textbook includes a general discussion of the pathophysiology of HIV infection, organ system pathology of AIDS, and descriptions of the opportunistic infections and neoplasms associated with AIDS, and a general discussion of issues, including safety and education, related to the AIDS epidemic.
The strategies employed in AIDS patients to meet this challenge consist of (1) preserving immune function as long as possible with antiretroviral therapies, (2) using prophylactic pharmacologic therapies to prevent infections (such as Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia), and (3) diagnosing and treating acute infections as soon as possible.
The appearance of M tuberculosis with AIDS is similar to that of non-AIDS patients, with granulomatous pulmonary disease, though the infection may be more extensive or may be disseminated to other organs.
www-medlib.med.utah.edu /WebPath/TUTORIAL/AIDS/AIDS.html   (1632 words)

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