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Patients Of Hiv And Aids Essay Examples

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The Reality of Nightmare - Living with HIV/AIDS in Africa
Death Stalks A Continent In the dry timber of African societies, AIDS was a spark. The conflagration it set off continues to kill millions. Here's why By Johanna McGeary GREG MARINOVICH/LIAISON FOR TIME Forced out of home: A child has to care for her mother, paralyzed by the AIDS virus and ostracized by the commun...
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The Statistics of Prevalence of the HIV/AIDS Epindemic in Third World Countries
In some parts of the world there are still wars being fought and dictators in power. There are societies which consider themselves at the peak of evolution and progress. They are able to create state of the art automobiles, luxurious homes, efficient and organized industries, complex computerized machinery and atomic we...
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The Horrors of Living with AIDS
AIDS is a disease that causes great pain to its sufferers and has no cure. People with AIDS must live much of the rest of their lives in agony because there are few effective treatments available for their pain. There is one treatment, however, that can give relief to AIDS patients and has been proven in studies to do so, b...
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The Developing Concern About the Epidemic of HIV/AIDS
The issue of HIV/AIDS has been a developing concern since the early 1980's. It is an issue that has sparked fear in everyone, but "society" has narrowed it down to certain people that can contract the AIDS virus. The stereotypical "AIDS" victim is not an IV drug user or a practicing homosexual; it is any...
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An Article about HIV/AIDS
In case youve been hiding under rock for the past ten years or so, and missed the epidemic of HIV/AIDS, there are new discoveries that may be of interest to you. HIV/AIDS is on the rise and is just as popular today as ten years ago. HIV Plus magazine indicates that the disease is spreading at alarming rates among women, mi...
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HIV Transmission from Mother to Child
Last year, it was cause for celebration. The cause of celebration was for the
results that several clinical trials of zidovudine cut the risk for mother to
child transmission of human immune deficiency virus (HIV) by two thirds.
Although, this year, it is the basis for new federal recommendations that all
pregnant women sho...
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New Developments in Creating Vaccines That Prevent HIV and AIDS
Safe and effective HIV vaccines offer the most hope of stopping the spread of HIV disease worldwide. Although HIV transmission is in theory largely preventable, in practice, without the development of an effective vaccine, HIV will continue to infect millions throughout the world. The ideal vaccine for worldwide use will be...
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An Analysis of People Who Contract AIDS/HIV and Their Sexual Behavior
The greatest number of people to contract HIV/AIDS in any one year since the start of the epidemic was seen in 2003, reveals the UN's annual AIDS report. About 4.8 million people were newly infected with AIDS in 2003. And globally the number of people with AIDS is continuing to grow, warns the report, from 35 million in...
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The Issue of AIDS and HIV Viruses and Its Treatment
Jonathan N. Dukes December 1, 1999 Health / 6th Period Ms. J Thesis: The AIDS and HIV viruses are getting worse in the United States and the rest of the world. Introduction Although more people die of heart disease and cancer each year, AIDS has become the health problem people fear the most. Much of the fear comes f...
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Fighting HIV in Sub-Saharan Africa
HIV in Africa The HIV/AIDS epidemic has spread rapidly around the world. More that 60 million people have been infected with HIV, and each day, approximately 14,000 new infections occur. HIV is not confined to wealthy and industrialized countries; in fact, the HIV epidemic has had the most severe results in the developing n...
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