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.
- 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...
- 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...