AIDS and endocrinology
- 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.
- In the clinical mode. H.L.N. // Hastings Center Report;May/Jun91, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p4
Comments on two cases of HIV transmission as reported in `The Lancet' of March 23, 1991 and the `New England Journal of Medicine,' of April 11, 1991. The rhetorical strategy used to report the incidents.
- Monogamous--and at risk of HIV. Althaus, Frances // International Family Planning Perspectives;Mar98, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p2
Reports that monogamous married women in Pure, India who attend sexually transmitted diseases clinics have an unexpectedly high rate of contracting human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infections. Comparison of 525 females sex workers to that among 391 other women; Percentage of the sex workers...
- Factors in HIV infectivity. Althaus, Frances // International Family Planning Perspectives;Mar98, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p2
Reports that women who are infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) may be more likely to transmit the virus during intercourse or birth. Why this may occur; Details on the study of 318 HIV infected women in Mombasa, Kenya; Information on the study; What the deficiency was...
- AIDS and education--an update. Cowie, Jonathan // Journal of Biological Education;Winter90, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p259
Discusses the recent changes and misconceptions in the spread of the HIV in developed countries. Pattern of spread of the HIV in the United States and Great Britain associated with heterosexual activity; Misinformation that AIDS result from homosexual activities only; Lack of tools for safe-sex...
- Practice safe sex or abstain: Experts offer their advice. // Jet;12/9/91, Vol. 81 Issue 8, p16
Presents comments from black celebrities, leaders and experts on avoiding contracting the HIV virus. Included are the Rev. Jessie Jackson, Secretary of Health and Human Services Dr. Louis Sullivan and sex researcher Dr. Clark Taylor, who advise the use of condoms or abstinence.
- Followup study of possible HIV seropositivity among abusers of parenteral drugs in 1971-72. Lange, W.R.; Ballesta, J.C. // Public Health Reports;Jul/Aug91, Vol. 106 Issue 4, p451
Presents a followup study of parenteral drug abusers (PDAs) who had an apparent seropositivity to Western blot (WB) analysis during 1971-72. Controversy of the early findings based on the fact that HIV was not believed to have penetrated at-risk populations at such an early date; Possibility of...