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  • Rural Newfoundland no longer Canada's `AIDS capital.'
    Ryan, Beth // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal; 04/21/98, Vol. 158 Issue 8, p1005 

    Discusses the AIDS cases in the rural area in Newfoundland called Conception Bay North as of April 1998. When the Red Cross stopped collecting blood from local donors; The effectiveness of partner notification and contact tracing, according to Dr. Catherine Donovan, medical officer with the...

  • AIDS in Africa: A personal experience.
    Rashid, Meb // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal; 04/21/98, Vol. 158 Issue 8, p1051 

    Discusses the author's experience of AIDS in Africa as a medical student. The case of a patient nicknamed Winnie and Tendai; Challenges the author faced; Technical challenges inherent in practicing at the Luisa Guidotti Hospital.

  • Understanding AIDS.
    Rashid, Meb // World Almanac for Kids; 1996, p113 

    Provides information about AIDS. Ways that children and adults can contract the disease; Ways to avoid getting the disease; Other details including the search for a cure.

  • Understanding AIDS.
    Rashid, Meb // World Almanac for Kids; 1998, p111 

    Discusses the disease known as Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS). What the disease is; How children get AIDS; How adults get AIDS; Ways in which children and adults do not get AIDS; Whether there is a cure for the disease.

  • AIDS conference held in Senegal.
    Rashid, Meb // Africa Report; Jan/Feb92, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p8 

    Reports on the Sixth International Conference on AIDS in Africa, held in Dakar, Senegal, December 1991. Comments from Michael H. Merson, director of the World Health Organization's (WHO) Global Program on AIDS; Statistics on AIDS in Africa for the next decade; Changing human sexual behavior as...

  • Architects and Aids.
    Rashid, Meb // Architectural Record; May1992, Vol. 180 Issue 5, p27 

    Announces that one out of every $30 donated by private groups for AIDS research, prevention, and treatment has been given by Design Industries Foundation for AIDS (DIFFA). Tells where to send DIFFA contributions.

  • The geography of AIDS.
    Gould, Peter; Kabel, Joseph // Atlantic (02769077); Jan93, Vol. 271 Issue 1, p90 

    Describes efforts to follow and predict the AIDS epidemic using maps. AIDS cases and geographic study; Diffusion of AIDS in Ohio; `Heirarchical diffusion'; Using maps with a predictive capability in epidemiology; More.

  • AIDS Hysteria Strikes New York City.
    Freiberg, Peter // Advocate; 10/15/85, Issue 431, p13 

    Reports on the 'climate of hysteria' that has developed in New York City due to the spread of AIDS. Results of nationwide poll on AIDS; AIDS-related incidents; City government policies on AIDS.

  • Brazil Begins AIDS Education.
    Dwyer, Sandy; Brooke, Aslan // Advocate; 10/15/85, Issue 431, p23 

    Reports on the Brazilian government's AIDS education campaign. Distribution of pamphlets describing AIDS symptoms; AIDS cases in Brazil; Statement of Brazilian health minister Carlos Santana; Anti-AIDS volunteer action.

  • AIDS in Southeast Asia.
    Gill, Ernest // Advocate; 10/15/85, Issue 431, p23 

    Reports on AIDS cases in Thailand and Indonesia. Number of AIDS cases in Thailand; First official acknowledgment of the presence of AIDS in Indonesia.

  • Gay and AIDS Activists Meet With Surgeon General.
    Walter, Dave // Advocate; 5/13/86, Issue 446, p20 

    Reports that gay activists in the U.S. have met, for the first time with U.S. surgeon general C. Everett Koop to discuss AIDS.

    Walter, Dave // Advocate; 5/13/86, Issue 446, p22 

    Reports that the Aid for AIDS, an organization providing direct financial support for people with AIDS, has announced a campaign that will pay tribute to those who died of the disease in the U.S.

  • First AIDS Case Diagnosed in India.
    Gill, Ernest // Advocate; 7/22/86, Issue 451, p22 

    Reports on the diagnosis of the first case of AIDS in India. Symptoms of AIDS manifested by a female prostitute; Importation of human T-lymphocyte virus-3 (HTLV-3) screening test kits into India; Screening for AIDS in blood banks.

  • Sobering Statistics.
    Helquist, Michael // Advocate; 7/22/86, Issue 451, p23 

    Reports on statistics related to AIDS cases in California as of June 1986. Average life expectancy of AIDS patients in California; Impact of Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia on AIDS patients; Change in the U.S. national geographic distribution of AIDS cases.

    Helquist, Michael // Advocate; 7/22/86, Issue 451, p24 

    Reports on developments in the U.S. relating to AIDS as of June 1986. Social services for homeless AIDS patients in Detroit, Michigan; Resolution of the United Methodist North Indiana Conference urging churches to get more involved with AIDS; Need for more AIDS education.

  • Agenda.
    Helquist, Michael // Advocate; 10/31/95, Issue 693, p12 

    Presents the metropolitan areas with the largest increase in AIDS cases between 1990 and 1994.

  • Cutting back.
    Gallagher, John // Advocate; 02/03/98, Issue 752, p37 

    Reports decrease in budgets for AIDS programs and organizations in the United States. Factors creating the budget decrease; Issue on AIDS exceptionalism; Decrease in contributions received by AIDS organizations; Problem of donor fatigue.

  • Drug abuse. Gambling with infection.
    Porterfield, K.M. // Current Health 2; May89, Vol. 15 Issue 9, p17 

    Discusses the dangers of intravenous drug use. AIDS; Hepatitis B; Tetanus; Infection.

  • Drugs that take aim at AIDS.
    Porterfield, K.M. // Current Health 2; Feb1992, Vol. 18 Issue 6, p13 

    Discusses the various drugs used to treat acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). Reasons why AIDS is so difficult to treat; How a vaccine works; Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV); Difficulties facing HIV vaccine researchers; Zidovudine (AZT); Dideoxyinosine (DDI); SP-PG, a Japanese drug;...

  • When someone you know has AIDS.
    Busby, Jim // Current Health 2; Sep92, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p14 

    Urges young people to be tolerant of those infected with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. Recounts the story of the late Ryan White, who contracted AIDS through a blood transfusion. Hostile community reaction to White's illness; Basketball star Earvin `Magic' Johnson's announcement that he is...

  • Our battle against AIDS.
    Novitt-Moreno, Anne // Current Health 2; Feb96, Vol. 22 Issue 6, p6 

    Presents an update on the battle against AIDS in the United States. Magic Johnson's personal determination to fight the virus; Number of people with full-blown AIDS; Risk faced by teenagers; Effect of HIV on CD4 lymphocytes and monocytes; Vulnerability of HIV-infected persons to rare types of...

  • AIDS cases increase.
    Novitt-Moreno, Anne // Current Health 2; Nov96, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p2 

    Reports on the increase in the number of AIDS cases from 1995 to 1996 according to the Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS. Number of persons infected everyday with the HIV that causes AIDS; Estimated number of people living with the disease; Percentage of people with AIDS who are women.

  • Living with AIDS-an update.
    Novitt-Moreno, Anne // Current Health 2; Nov97, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p25 

    Focuses on the acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS), the leading cause of death among Americans 25 to 44 years old. Number of persons who have died from AIDS worldwide; Views from Dr. David Ho, AIDS specialist and Time magazine's Man of the Year for 1996; Information on protease inhibitors...

  • Solving the AIDS puzzle.
    Novitt-Moreno, Anne // Current Health 1; Feb1992, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p6 

    Discusses the cause and treatment of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). Recent retirement of Los Angeles Lakers basketball star Earvin `Magic' Johnson; Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV); How the HIV virus destroys the immune system; Helper T cells; Symptoms; How AIDS is passed from...

  • Living with AIDS.
    Novitt-Moreno, Anne // Current Health 1; Feb1992, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p9 

    Presents AIDS patients' comments about the discrimination they have suffered because of their illness. Assures readers that AIDS cannot be spread by casual contact. Comment by Ryan White, 18, who died of AIDS in 1990; Need to fight public fear and prejudice.

  • Are heterosexuals at risk?
    Fumento, M.A. // Commentary; Nov87, Vol. 84 Issue 5, p21 

    AIDS, we have been told, is not just a `gay disease' or a disease of intravenous drug abusers passing contaminated needles. It can break out into the general heterosexual population at any time and become a national disaster. Discusses how the public has been terrorized by false information and...

  • AIDS so far.
    Fumento, M. // Commentary; Dec91, Vol. 92 Issue 6, p46 

    Provides the opinion that the scale of the AIDS epidemic has been overstated. Heterosexuals reducing risk activity; Some early predictions which proved wrong; Slowing growth of the epidemic; The efficiency of the drug AZT; Education as the best weapon.

  • AIDS.
    Lynch, D. // Cosmopolitan; Mar1992, Vol. 212 Issue 3, p196 

    Challenges the increasingly popular belief that AIDS is the most urgent health problem in the country. How the news media has exaggerated the universality of AIDS; Actual statistics of how many people contract the disease; Importance of acknowledging that heterosexual AIDS is rare; Flaws in the...

  • Can you get AIDS from your doctor?
    Lynch, D. // Consumers' Research Magazine; Mar1992, Vol. 75 Issue 3, p15 

    Gives excerpts from a statement by the Board of Trustees of the American Medical Association, which is a good summary of the facts and relevant issues about AIDS. To date, there has not been a single documented case of transmission of the AIDS virus from a health care worker to a patient. ...

  • Morocco begins to confront AIDS issues.
    Pelham, Nicolas // Christian Science Monitor; 3/9/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 72, p9 

    Discusses the AIDS epidemic in Morocco, in light of the shunning of public discussion of the disease.

  • Pediatric AIDS: an overview.
    Hutchings, J.J. // Children Today; May/Jun88, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p4 

    Part of a special report. An up-to-date review of the incidence and characteristics of pediatric AIDS, the issues that must be addressed and the efforts underway at the federal level to support children and families affected by the disease.

  • Pediatric HIV: more than a health problem.
    Olson, S. // Children Today; May/Jun88, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p8 

    The human services delivery system must prepare now to respond to the needs of HIV (human immuno-deficiency virus) infected children--who could number as many as 20,000 by 1991-- and their families.

  • Anal sex and AIDS.
    Olson, S. // Essence (Essence); Aug88, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p14 

    Letter. Discusses possibility of contracting AIDS through anal sex.

  • Kenji, my friend.
    Cronin, T. // Essence (Essence); Mar1990, Vol. 20 Issue 11, p40 

    Opinion. Recounts the author's fears of, and attempts to deal with, a friend who died of AIDS. Concerns about her role in his death.

  • I tested HIV-positive.
    Cimons, M. // Essence (Essence); Apr90, Vol. 20 Issue 12, p72 

    Recounts the author's feelings when she learned she had been infected with the HIV virus, and how it has affected her relationship with her husband, to whom she had been married only a month when she got the test results. INSET: Untitled (AIDS risks for black women)..

  • Is it genocide?
    Bates, K.G. // Essence (Essence); Sep90, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p76 

    Examines the theory that AIDS has been developed to kill unwanted populations, particularly blacks, that has been gaining acceptance among a growing number of blacks. Variations on theory; Support of theory by doctors; Criticisms of theory by experts; Reasons for conspiracy theory; Need for...

  • Death in the family.
    Gillespie, M.A. // Essence (Essence); Jun91, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p70 

    Reports on the global proportions of AIDS and its frightening implications for blacks. Statistics of the AIDS epidemic among African and African-diasporic people; Causes; Impact on women and children; How it has influenced sexual behaviors; Efforts to battle the disease. INSET: Common lives...

  • How one family coped.
    Gillespie, M.A. // Essence (Essence); Aug85, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p54 

    A sister's account of her brother's losing battle against AIDS and how her family coped.

  • Progress reports in the battle against acquired immune deficiency syndrome.
    Gillespie, M.A. // FDA Consumer; Mar1989, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p6 

    Reports on new developments in the fight against acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS). New clinical study of drug ganciclovir to treat cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis in AIDS patients which can lead to blindness; Licensing by US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of new rapid screening...

  • Progress reports in the battle against acquired immune deficiency syndrome.
    Gillespie, M.A. // FDA Consumer; Oct89, Vol. 23 Issue 8, p5 

    Provides an update on recent developments in the fight against acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS). Toll-free telephone service for AIDS information; AIDS drug, zidovudine, (also called AZT), for pregnant women with AIDS; Licensing of diagnostic kit to detect presence of human...

  • OSHA regs require precautions.
    Gillespie, M.A. // FDA Consumer; Mar1992, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p9 

    Reports that regulations published by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) require that physicians, dentists, hospitals, nursing homes and other employers must require their workers to follow `universals precautions' against contracting infectious diseases such as AIDS and...

  • HIV receptor found in colon cells.
    Gillespie, M.A. // FDA Consumer; Dec92, Vol. 26 Issue 10, p7 

    Reports that the AIDS virus directly infects human colon cells, according to a report in the August 1992 issue of the `Journal of Virology.' The virus also infects immune cells and nerve cells. Receptor that was found on colon cells to which the AIDS virus attaches itself; Symptoms of colon...

  • No time for an AIDS backlash.
    Murphy, T.F. // Hastings Center Report; Mar/Apr91, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p7 

    Laments the criticisms from various circles that AIDS is receiving too much attention from the government, the media and the research community. `The Myth of Heterosexual AIDS,' by Michael Fumento; `New York Times' criticism of an ACT-Up disruption; The devastation of AIDS; Not enough change in...

  • Duty to treat or right to refuse?
    Daniels, N. // Hastings Center Report; Mar/Apr91, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p36 

    Ponders the issue of whether health care workers have a moral duty to treat HIV infected patients regardless of the risk of contagion. Professional disagreements; National Commission on AIDS and the complaint that a shocking number of physicians are reluctant to treat people with HIV infections...

  • AIDS & entrepreneurs.
    H.L.N. // Hastings Center Report; Nov/Dec91, Vol. 21 Issue 6, p2 

    Warns that recent moves in Congress and the Centers for Disease Control to pressure HIV-infected health care workers into restricting their practices, may be backfiring. Reluctance of a large number of health care workers in a poll to be tested for HIV infection; Reaction of entrepreneurs to...

  • So sue.
    HLN // Hastings Center Report; May/Jun93, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p4 

    Reports on a flurry of litigations surrounding HIV infection. Damages awarded to a surgical technician nicked by a scalpel used on a patient with AIDS; A psychiatrist's lawsuit of a company manufacturing the syringe with which she pricked herself when drawing blood from an infected patient; A...

  • What we can all learn from the AIDS activists.
    HLN // HealthFacts; Jul92, Vol. 17 Issue 158, p1 

    Focuses on the conference `AIDS: A Different View,' which was held in Amsterdam. The provocative discussions which were applicable to other diseases that have become politicized; Dr. Luc Montagnier, the discoverer of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV); Dr. Peter Duesberg, who does not...

  • AIDS in 2005.
    HLN // International Family Planning Perspectives; Dec96, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p139 

    Reports that according to data from the World Health Organization, by the year 2005, AIDS may account for 2.4 million deaths annually, including those of 285,000 children. Projection on adults with the HIV virus by the end of 1994; Percentage of adults who are infected in Sub-Saharan Africa;...

  • AIDS trends in Argentina.
    HLN // International Family Planning Perspectives; Dec96, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p139 

    Focuses on the AIDS trends in Argentina, looking at data from the country's Ministry of Health and Social Action. Shift in risk factor for AIDS; Heterosexual contacts, once an uncommon source of risk; Increase in AIDS cases due to intravenous drug use; Risk factor for women.

  • Man contracts AIDS by oral, heterosexual sex.
    HLN // Jet; 2/27/89, Vol. 75 Issue 21, p33 

    Report that a man contracted AIDS through oral, heterosexual sex. The case is the first case of AIDS transmission in this manner.

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