Citations with the tag: HIV (Viruses)
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- 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.
Godwin, Thomas A. // 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.
Gloeckner, C. // 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.
Gloeckner, C. // 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.
Gloeckner, C. // 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...
- 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...
- `Other' virus lying in wait.
Beradelli, Phil // Insight on the News; 10/06/97, Vol. 13 Issue 37, p42
Focuses on the T-cell lymphotropic virus (HTLV). Details on what the virus causes; Where the virus can be found; Background information on the virus; How the virus can be caught; Comparison of HTLV to the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV); Comments from Thomas Waldmann, chief of the National...
- 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.
Cowie, Jonathan // 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.
- At the foot of Buddha.
Cowie, Jonathan // New Internationalist; Oct96, Issue 284, p4
Presents captions which focuses on the caring role played by monks in one of Thailand's largest acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) hospice. How many patients are housed at the hospice; Information on some of persons afflicted with AIDS; Examination of care given to patients.
- HIV funds dry up.
Cowie, Jonathan // New Scientist; 1/11/92, Vol. 133 Issue 1803, p16
Reports that health officials in cities across the United States fear they may run out of funds for HIV testing within weeks. Demand for testing which rose after Earvin `Magic' Johnson announced he was infected; Cities affected; Number of calls daily at the CDC's National AIDS Hotline.
- French HIV tests.
Cowie, Jonathan // New Scientist; 4/11/92, Vol. 134 Issue 1816, p12
Reveals that the French health ministry has ruled out any form of compulsory HIV testing. Instead it has launched a new campaign to encourage voluntary screening; National bodies that were consulted; How they will encourage voluntary screening.
- Bad blood.
Cowie, Jonathan // New Scientist; 4/18/92, Vol. 134 Issue 1817, p11
Reveals that five to ten times as many people have been infected with HIV after a blood transfusion in France than in neighboring countries. Reasons for the difference; Trial of four people charged in connection with France's blood transfusion scandal has been set for June 22.
- 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...
- A comprehensive HIV program.
Roper, W.L. // Public Health Reports; Nov/Dec91, Vol. 106 Issue 6, p601
Editorial. Argues that, for now, prevention is our best weapon against HIV infection. The formal HIV prevention objectives set by the United States in `Healthy People 2000: National Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Objectives'; Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS); More.
- Evaluating the CDC program for HIV counseling and testing.
Rugg, D.L.; MacGowan, R.J. // Public Health Reports; Nov/Dec91, Vol. 106 Issue 6, p708
Reveals that the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is conducting two investigations of the outcomes of HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) counseling and testing services offered to persons at high risk for infection with HIV. How the investigations are being conducted; Theoretical...
- HIV-infected men's practices in notifying past sexual partners of infection risk.
Marks, G.; Richardson, J.L. // Public Health Reports; Jan/Feb92, Vol. 107 Issue 1, p100
Studies the self-reported practices of men infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in Los Angeles concerning notifying past sexual partners of their risk of infection. Subject recruitment and questionnaire administration; Characteristics of 111 HIV-infected men in Los Angeles,...
- The potential efficiency of routine HIV testing of hospital patients--data from a CDC sentinel...
Henry, Keith; Campbell, Scott // Public Health Reports; Mar/Apr92, Vol. 107 Issue 2, p138
Examines the issue of patient consent and counseling in conjunction with the testing for antibody to the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Clinical advances in HIV care that can provide benefit to persons, even at an early stage of infection; Data from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC)...
- Medical groups frustrate CDC hitlist plans.
Henry, Keith; Campbell, Scott // RN; Jan92, Vol. 55 Issue 1, p17
Reports that the Center for Disease Control (CDC) has abandoned its plan to list invasive procedures that should not be performed by people infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). New guidelines strengthen role of local review panel; More.
- When wishes come true.
Carr, Patricia; Lippman, Helen // RN; Jan92, Vol. 55 Issue 1, p112
Discusses the need for partnership with people infected with human immunodeficiency virus and admit that no one has all of the answers. Being supportive; Presenting the pros and cons; More.
- Counseling patients with HIV.
Kelly, Patricia; Zurlinden, Jeffrey // RN; Feb92, Vol. 55 Issue 2, p54
Gives advice on counseling patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Laboratory test results guide the choice of therapy; Teach patients how not to spread the virus; Special advice and screening for women with HIV; Promote a healthy way of life. INSET: Medication regimens to slow HIV...
- Continuing education test.
O'Toole, Marie; Waldman, Anne R. // RN; May93, Vol. 56 Issue 5, p41
Presents a self-assessment questionnaire on women afflicted with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).
- Tips on how create an HIV patient ed program.
Cerrato, Paul L. // RN; Nov97, Vol. 60 Issue 11, p18
Presents tips on how to create an Human Immunodeficiency Virus patient education program. Most successful educational program which was investigated.
- A plague ignored.
Zimmerman, Carlota // Russian Life; May97, Vol. 40 Issue 5, p6
Reports that as of March 1997, there were 3,327 officially reported cases of HIV-infection in Russia. Information on Gennady Roshchupkin, an AIDS activist and an AIDS victim; Activities of Russians which are putting them at danger of contracting the disease; When the first case of HIV was...
- WHO predicts dramatic rise in global AIDS toll.
d'Adesky, A. // United Nations Chronicle; Dec90, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p66
Reports that an estimated eight to ten million people globally will contract the HIV virus, which causes AIDS, in the next ten years, according to a new study by the World Health Organization. Global history of the disease; General lack of basic health care in the developing world; WHO's...
- HIV infection and job performance.
d'Adesky, A. // USA Today Magazine; Aug92, Vol. 121 Issue 2567, p8
Investigates whether infection by HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, always impairs an employee's job performance. Why the mere presence of HIV does not necessarily diminish work capacity; Advice for managers from Robert M. Lewy, chairman of the Task Force on HIV Infection in the Workplace of the...
- Sleep disturbances in HIV may be signs of depression.
d'Adesky, A. // Psychotherapy Letter; Jan96, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p7
Reports that a study shows that HIV-infected patients with signs of fatigue and insomnia are indicators of psychological disturbance.
- Court gives virus equal rights.
d'Adesky, A. // Human Events; 07/10/98, Vol. 54 Issue 26, p1
Reports on the court case Bragdon v. Abbott in the Supreme Court of the United States, in which a dentist was charged with violating the rights of a human immunodeficency virus (HIV) patient. Circumstances surrounding the case; Comments from Sidney Abbott, patient; Reference to the Americans...
- Johns Hopkins study reports on HIV infection among drug users.
d'Adesky, A. // Alcoholism Report; Jan1994, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p9
Reports on an announcement that new comparative data on intravenous drug user's risks of HIV infection and rates of progression to immunosuppression and the disease are now available from a study conducted by the Infectious Disease Program of the Department of Epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins...
- Research presents hope for stopping HIV.
d'Adesky, A. // Modern Healthcare; 6/24/96, Vol. 26 Issue 26, p88
Reports on the optimism of researchers that the HIV virus can be eradicated. Discussion of clinical trials demonstrating viral suppression at a conference held in June 1996; Factors for researchers' optimism.
- Is the collapse of communism fuelling HIV?
Easterbrook, Philippa; FitzSimons, David // New Scientist; 8/22/92, Vol. 135 Issue 1835, p11
Takes a look at the pattern of HIV infection that is taking place in eastern Europe. Number of cases is still small; How the patterns differ from country to country; How these countries have responded to the infection.
- State Department drops ban on HIV-positive diplomats after pressure from lawsuit.
Easterbrook, Philippa; FitzSimons, David // Gay & Lesbian Times; 2/21/2008, Issue 1052, p18
The article reports on the decision of the U.S. State Department to take HIV from the list of medical conditions that can prevent foreign service candidates from meeting an employment requirement.
- One key to AIDS virus found.
Easterbrook, Philippa; FitzSimons, David // Current Science; 1/28/94, Vol. 79 Issue 11, p15
Reports on French researchers' finding that a molecule called CD 26 as the key that allows the AIDS virus to invade and destroy human cells. Opening of a cell's door for entrance of the HIV; Development of drugs to prevent CD 26 from fitting into cell locks.
- CDC expands AIDS definition.
Easterbrook, Philippa; FitzSimons, David // Nation's Health; Dec92, Vol. 22 Issue 11, p4
Cites the long-awaited proposal by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention claiming that HIV-infected persons with pulmonary tuberculosis, recurrent pneumonia, and invasive cervical cancer should be included under the US AIDS surveillance case definition. Groups presenting studies at the...
- New evidence links cocaine use and HIV.
Easterbrook, Philippa; FitzSimons, David // Addiction Letter; Jan1992, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p4
Reports that there is new evidence that intravenous use of cocaine significantly increases risk of infection with HIV beyond the risk associated with other intravenous drugs, according to a report in the Nov. 15 `American Journal of Medicine.' Study at Johns Hopkins School of Public Health;...
- Disadvantaged adolescents at high risk for HIV infection.
Easterbrook, Philippa; FitzSimons, David // Addiction Letter; Mar1992, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p4
Reports that researchers recently conducted a study of HIV infection in Job Corps students and found these socially and educationally disadvantaged young persons to be at high risk for HIV infection. Study; Details; What the findings support.
- Survey of IV drug users identifies multiple HIV risks.
Easterbrook, Philippa; FitzSimons, David // Addiction Letter; Nov95, Vol. 11 Issue 11, p3
States that according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) men who engage in drug-injection and other sexual practices increase the risk for acquiring and/or transmitting HIV infection.
- HIV `superstrain' edges into Britain.
Day, Michael // New Scientist; 8/03/96, Vol. 151 Issue 2041, p4
Reports on a strain of HIV that could accelerate the spread of AIDS among heterosexuals in Britain. Inability of the Public Health Laboratory Service to monitor the spread of the strain; Variant of subtype E which is endemic in Asia; Preferential spread of subtype E by heterosexual contact.
- AIDS update.
Day, Michael // Men's Health (10544836); Jan95, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p20
Offers information on AIDS and HIV. New research which suggests that a personalized diet plan should be part of the first line of defense for people infected with HIV; The correlation between the number of sexual partners and a person's risk of AIDS; Number of cumulative AIDS cases worldwide.
- Evaluation of HIV case surveilance through the use of non-name unique identifiers--Maryland and...
Solomon, L.; Eldred, L. // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report; 1/9/1998, Vol. 46 Issue 52/53, p1254
Presents information on a study conducted by the Center of Disease Control (CDC) to evaluate unique identifiers surveillance for human immuno-deficiency virus (HIV) in Maryland and Texas. Identification of the number of HIV cases in Maryland; Details on the number infected with HIV according to...
- Anonymous no more.
Solomon, L.; Eldred, L. // Advocate; 9/20/94, Issue 664, p15
Reports on the decision of the North Carolina state health department to require HIV antibody test subjects to furnish their names and address on a confidential basis.
- AROUND THE WORLD: Iraq.
Solomon, L.; Eldred, L. // Advocate; 10/4/94, Issue 665, p20
Reports that Iraqi border guards have begun testing all people entering Iraq for HIV antibodies.
- Safe for now.
Solomon, L.; Eldred, L. // Advocate; 10/4/94, Issue 665, p21
Reports that North Carolina's anonymous HIV antibody testing program was reprieved. Wake County superior court judge's issuance of an injunction preventing health officials from carrying out their plan to replace anonymous testing with confidential testing.