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- The end of AIDS? Leland, John; Gordon, Jeanne // Newsweek;12/2/1996, Vol. 128 Issue 23, p64
Concentrates on Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) and HIV in the United States as of late 1996. The increased hope given to patients diagnosed with full-blown aids due to medications; The reminder that it is still impossible to predict the how long patients will last; The changing view...
- Maitri marks 25 years. Hemmelgarn, Seth // Bay Area Reporter;5/3/2012, Vol. 42 Issue 18, p1
The article reports on the 25th anniversary of Maitri, a nonprofit association in San Francisco, California that provides services to people with acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) who are needing their medical care.
- HIV by the numbers. // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);7/30/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p23
The article presents statistics on people who have HIV/AIDS living in New Orleans, Louisiana. In 2006, Louisiana Health Report Card shows 16 of 64 parishes or 25 percent, had more than 300 people living with HIV per 100,000 in population in 2005. Parishes include Saint Tammany, Saint Bernard and...
- On the COVER. // Saint Charles Avenue;Dec2006, p1
The article presents information on the "Art Against AIDS," a major fund raising event for the AIDS/HIV-affected community in New Orleans, Louisiana. The event will include food, drink, music and late night disco. There will be artists like Douglas Bourgeois, Nicole Charbonner, and Scoot...
- VICTIM SUPPORT. Thorn, Paul // Gay Times (09506101);May2005, Issue 320, p121
Presents an article being a victim of HIV virus. Suggestion for the use of the term AIDS victim according to guidelines for journalists writing about HIV; Advantage of being a victim; Information on the weak position of victims.
- Persistence of K103N-Containing HIV-1 Variants after Single-Dose Nevirapine for Prevention of HIV-1 Mother-to-Child Transmission. Flys, Tamara S.; Donnell, Deborah; Mwatha, Anthony; Nakabiito, Clemensia; Musoke, Philippa; Mmiro, Francis; Jackson, J. Brooks; Guay, Laura A.; Eshleman, Susan H. // Journal of Infectious Diseases;3/1/2007, Vol. 195 Issue 5, p711
K103N-containing human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-1 variants are selected in some women who receive single-dose (SD) nevirapine (NVP) for prevention of HIV-1 mother-infant transmission. We examined the persistence of K103N in women who received SD NVP prophylaxis. K103N was detected using the...
- SAFE AND SOUND UNDERGROUND. Gerhard, Susan // Mothering;Sep/Oct2001, Issue 108, p42
Focuses on the medical practice of prescribing azidothymidine (AZT) for children of HIV-positive mothers. Ways adopted by HIV-positive parents to avoid AZT administration; Negative effects of AZT on children's health; Reasons for questioning the existing therapy for HIV viruses.
- Stigma and Ostracism Associated with HIV/AIDS: Children Carrying the Secret of Their Mothers' HIV+ Serostatus. Murphy, Debra A.; Roberts, Kathleen J.; Hoffman, Dannie // Journal of Child & Family Studies;Jun2002, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p191
Qualitative interviews were conducted with mothers (N = 47) who had disclosed their HIV status to their children. The majority of mothers explicitly told their child not to disclose to other people that she was HIV-positive because they feared repercussions in the way of stigma and ostracism for...
- Breast feeding safer than mixed feeding for babies of HIV mothers. Wise, Jacqui // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);03/03/2001, Vol. 322 Issue 7285, p511
Reports that breast feeding is safer than mixed feeding for babied of HIV-positive mothers. Implications of the discovery for public health policy in developing countries, where the total avoidance of breast feeding is not a realistic option for the vast majority of women; Results of a study...