PROMISE targets maternal transmission
- Concurrent partnerships did not increase risk for HIV transmission in South Africa. // Infectious Disease News;Aug2011, Vol. 24 Issue 8, p8
The article discusses research study on the association between concurrent sexual partnerships and the risk for HIV transmission in South Africa, by Frank Tanser and colleagues, published in "Lancet."
- Late entry into HIV care: lessons from Brazil, 2003 to 2006. // BMC Infectious Diseases;2012, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p99
The article presents the findings of a research conducted on the population rates and proportion of late entry into HIV care. It examines whether such late entry correlates with individual and contextual factors. It discusses the methodology of the research. It concludes that high proportion of...
- Hope for HIV-infected mothers. // Hispanic;Mar1995, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p70
Reports on the results of a government study, `AIDS Clinical Trials Group 076,' which showed that the drug AZT reduced the transmission of the HIV virus from pregnant women to the infants by two thirds. Example of Nilda English, a 35-year-old HIV-positive woman from Florida; How this study...
- Increasing Frequency of Heterosexually Transmitted AIDS in Southern Florida: Artifact or Reality? Nwanyanwu, Okey C.; Conti, Lisa A.; Ciesielski, Carol A.; Stehr-Green, Jeanette K.; Berkelman, Ruth L.; Lieb, Spencer; Witte, John J. // American Journal of Public Health;Apr93, Vol. 83 Issue 4, p571
Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) cases reported as the result of heterosexual contact have been increasing in the United States, with Florida reporting a disproportionate number. We investigated 168 such AIDS cases from southern Florida. After follow-up, 50 (30%) patients were...
- Jumping the Species Barrier. // Science & Children;Sep2005, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p18
The article reports on the identification of the first reported case in Asia of primate-to-human transmission of simian foamy virus. The virus identified is a retrovirus found in macaques and other primates that so far has not been shown to cause disease in humans. The transmission of the virus...
- The application of qualitative research methods to the study of sexually transmitted infections. // Sexually Transmitted Infections;Apr2002, Vol. 78 Issue 2, p87
Qualitative methods have gained support in health sciences research and have a role to play in STI studies. This article reviews the main techniques used by qualitative researchers, with illustrations taken from the field of STIs.
- AIDS: China must provide education on HIV. Zhang, Jian; Jiang, Nan // Nature;6/21/2012, Vol. 486 Issue 7403, p323
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article by H. Shang and colleagues on the realities that the Chinese government must face by promoting HIV research and public education on the transmission of AIDS.
- Monkey see, monkey do. // Echo Magazine;7/3/2003, Vol. 14 Issue 21, p54
Focuses on a study by a joint research team of several universities in the U.S. concerning the origin of the AIDS virus. Findings of the study with regard to the simian precursor to the virus; Hypothesis concerning the transmission of the disease among the apes; Theory about the transfer of the...
- AIDS expert doubts vaccine will be found in near future. Day, Michael // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);6/2/2007, Vol. 334 Issue 7604, p1133
This article reports on a briefing of the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative in London, England. Speaker Robin Weiss of the University College London said that the enormous variation among HIV viruses is a huge stumbling block in coming up with an effective vaccine. Therapeutics have...