Treating HIV/AIDS and leishmaniasis coinfection in Ethiopia
- Leishmaniasis as an opportunistic infection in HIV-infected patients: determinants of relapse and mortality in a collaborative study of 228 episodes in a Mediterreanean region. Pasquau, F.; Ena, J.; Sanchez, R.; Cuadrado, J. M.; Amador, C.; Flores, J.; Benito, C.; Redondo, C.; Lacruz, J.; Abril, V.; Onofre, J. // European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases;Jun2005, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p411
The clinical presentation of visceral leishmaniasis shares similarities with other geographically specific infectious diseases associated with AIDS in terms of relapsing course and atypical presentation. However, visceral leishmaniasis has not, until now, been included in the AIDS case...
- Twenty-five years of AIDS. Cameron, D. William // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/1/2006, Vol. 175 Issue 3, p225
Traces the history of AIDS in Africa and in the U.S. Factors that influence the AIDS pandemic; Scientific and medical milestones in HIV/AIDS; Consequences of AIDS in poor countries.
- AIDS in South Africa: An Historical Perspective. Phillips, Howard // Society;May/Jun2003, Vol. 40 Issue 4, p72
This article offers views on the prevalence of AIDS in South Africa. In looking comparatively at the main features of the epidemic of HIV/AIDS in South Africa, what immediately stands out is how many of these accord with the country's prior epidemic experiences. HIV/AIDS is both with and without...
- Other AIDS Litigation Notes. // Lesbian -- Gay Law Notes;Jan2005, p18
Reports on developments related to AIDS litigation in the U.S. as of January 2005. HIV testing of defendants who plead guilty to committing a lewd act; "State v. Clark" in Tennessee.
- China OK's Condom Ads. Wockner, Rex // Bay Windows;12/12/2002, Vol. 21 Issue 1, pN.PAG
Reports that China lifted a ban on condom advertising on December 1, 2002, World AIDS Day. Predicted number of HIV infections by 2010.
- HIV Testing. Crenshaw, Theresa // Humanist;Jan/Feb88, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p29
A member of the president's commission on the HIV (AIDS) epidemic looks at testing as one of the most controversial aspects of the battle against AIDS. Sexual integrity; Statement that casual sex is not wise. INSET: Confidential questionnaire on human immuno-deficiency virus....
- 15 WAYS YOU CAN'T GET AIDS. Roblin, Andrew // Prevention;Mar89, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p49
This article presents fifteen hypothetical situations in which the AIDS virus cannot be transmitted. First, sharing an elevator with one--or even a dozen--AIDS patients. Second, sharing a Perrier or pizza with someone who is not infected. This article notes that the AIDS virus is rarely found in...
- AIDS and ethnicity: New proposal in testing policy for HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment. Butter, Sandra Ruiz // New York Amsterdam News;7/20/2006, Vol. 97 Issue 30, p13
The article discusses the author's views on the spread of the epidemic of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) or Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) in New York. There are many women and female teens who are currently known to be Jiving with HIV or AIDS. In New York, women represent 34% of...
- Syringe-Mediated Syndemics. Bulled, Nicola; Singer, Merrill // AIDS & Behavior;Oct2011, Vol. 15 Issue 7, p1539
One consequence of the global HIV/AIDS pandemic has been the emergence of a broad awareness of the potential role of syringes in the transmission of infectious diseases. In addition to HIV/AIDS, the use of unsterile syringes by multiple persons has been linked to the spread of Hepatitis B,...