AIDS and endocrinology
- Visual dysfunction in HIV-positive patients without infectious retinopathy. Plummer, Daniel J.; Sample, Pamela A.; Freeman, William R. // AIDS Patient Care & STDs;Mar1998, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p171
Examines the issue of visual defects in patients infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Reference to studies of HIV-positive persons with retinal damage; Identification of cytomegalovirus (CMV) in patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS); Information on a review of...
- HIV/AIDS Case Histories: Diagnostic Problems. Godwin, Thomas A. // AIDS Patient Care & STDs;Jul98, Vol. 12 Issue 7, p573
Presents information on a case study carried out on a 58 year-old homosexual man who tested positive for the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). How the study was conducted; Information on Pseudomonas aeruginosa; Findings of the study.
- RETICULOSE STUDY SHOWS PROMISE. // AIDS Patient Care & STDs;Aug98, Vol. 12 Issue 8, p646
Focuses on a study which was conducted at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Barbados by the University of the West Indies School of Medicine, which found that reticulose can produce improvements in CD4 and CD8 cell counts in patients with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. ...
- HIV infection in women: An escalating health concern. Saglio, Stephen Dower; Radner, Allen Bruce // American Family Physician;10/1/96, Vol. 54 Issue 5, p1541
Focuses on the increase of HIV infections in women. Information on the percent increase of HIV infection of women in the United States; Mode of transmission for the HIV infection; Information on the contraceptive choice for HIV-infected women; Other infections associated with HIV-positive...
- Prophylaxis following occupational exposure to HIV. Kirchner, Jeffrey T. // American Family Physician;04/01/98, Vol. 57 Issue 7, p1672
Presents a summary of the article `A case-control study of HIV seroconversion in health care workers after percutaneous exposure,' by D.M. Cardo from the New England Journal of Medicine dated November 1997.
- The AIDS challenge. Gloeckner, C. // Current Health 2;Feb1992, Vol. 18 Issue 6, p6
Explains how the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) invades the body, attacks the immune system and eventually causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). How HIV is spread; Recent retirement of basketball star Earvin `Magic' Johnson; Helper T, or T4, cells; The CD4 receptor; The six...
- An AIDS timeline: 1840?-2000. // Current Health 2;Feb1992, Vol. 18 Issue 6, p7
Chronicles the worldwide spread of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) from approximately 1840 to the year 2000. How HIV spread from apes to humans; The first documented case of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) in 1959; Number of cases in the United States; World Health Organization...
- AIDS and you. // Current Health 2;Feb1992, Vol. 18 Issue 6, p9
Explains how one can and cannot become infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Wet and dry kissing; Blood transfusions; Sexual contact; Condom use; More.
- How you can--and can't--get infected with HIV. // Current Health 1;Feb1992, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p11
Explains how one can and cannot become infected with the HIV virus. Contact with blood through sex or shared needles; Concern about kissing and medical procedures; Insect bites, sharing a bathroom and so forth.
- Recombination in HIV: An important viral evolutionary strategy. Burke, Donald S. // Emerging Infectious Diseases;Jul-Sep97, Vol. 3 Issue 3, p253
Offers information on human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Details on how it occurs; How the HIV strains have been found; Information on the recombinant HIV strain which has spread rapidly to persons in Southeast Asia; Indepth details on HIV recombination; Insight on the prevention and treatment...