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9 edition of The AIDS dictionary found in the catalog.

The AIDS dictionary

by Sarah Watstein

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Published by Facts on File in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • AIDS (Disease) -- Dictionaries

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 329-331) and index.

    StatementSarah Barbara Watstein, with Karen Chandler.
    ContributionsChandler, Karen, 1958-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC607.A26 W383 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 340 p. ;
    Number of Pages340
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL662621M
    ISBN 100816031495
    LC Control Number97008114

    Aid definition, to provide support for or relief to; help: to aid the homeless victims of the fire. See more. ence of AIDS. To this end, all UN bodies are encouraged to develop and implement an active staff education strategy for HIV/AIDS using the handbook on AIDS for UN employ-ees and their families produced by UNAIDS and identifying in the field local sources experienced in HIV/AIDS counselling, to provide confidential follow-up.

    The last book on your list is Helen Epstein’s The Invisible Cure: Why We Are Losing the Fight Against Aids in Africa (). I found this book fascinating because, in her book, she addresses part of what I address in my book but she is coming at it from a slightly different perspective. Epidemics Hate and Compassion from the Plague of Athens to AIDS Samuel K. Cohn, Jr. A study of the history of epidemics, stretching from the 5th century BCE to the Ebola crisis; Challenges the dominant hypothesis that epidemics invariably provoke hatred, blaming of the "other", and victimizing bearers of epidemic diseases.

    Signing: To sign book, put your hands together, holding your pinkies together, open up your hands as if opening up a book. That book opening motion is often difficult for babies, so you will see this approximated as the end of the sign with the hands apart. Or sometimes it will just be the start of the sign like the hands together. AIDS Book by Dr Patrick Dixon published by Kingsway , Updated Latest HIV / AIDS facts and figures: ACET International Alliance website. List of contents below. The shorter AIDS and You book is also available online.. Many useful facts and opinions about the medical and social aspects of AIDS. Nursing Times. Should be available to every GP for his own use and .


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Anyone involved in the AIDS communitythose who are HIV+, medical practitioners, educators, artists, activistsshould have this reference readily by: 4. Acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) is an infectious disease caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).

There are two variants of the HIV virus, HIV-1 and HIV-2, both of which ultimately cause AIDS. Description AIDS was first recognized in the United States in homosexual men. Today is seen in both homosexual and heterosexual. Foreign Language Study Aids & Dictionaries.

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AIDS definition is - a disease of the human immune system that is characterized cytologically especially by reduction in the numbers of CD4-bearing helper T cells to 20 percent or less of normal thereby rendering the subject highly vulnerable to life-threatening conditions (such as Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia) and to some (such as Kaposi's sarcoma) that become life.

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Aids definition, a disease of the immune system characterized by increased susceptibility to opportunistic infections, as pneumocystis carinii pneumonia and candidiasis, to certain cancers, as Kaposi's sarcoma, and to neurological disorders: caused by a retrovirus and transmitted chiefly through blood or blood products that enter the body's bloodstream, especially by sexual.

What Is HIV. HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) is a virus that attacks cells that help the body fight infection, making a person more vulnerable to other infections and is spread by contact with certain bodily fluids of a person with HIV, most commonly during unprotected sex (sex without a condom or HIV medicine to prevent or treat HIV), or through.

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HIV definition is - either of two retroviruses that infect and destroy helper T cells of the immune system causing the marked reduction in their numbers that is diagnostic of AIDS —called also AIDS virus, human immunodeficiency virus.

How to use HIV in a sentence. AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome), transmissible disease of the immune system caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).

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Read more. AIDS: 1 n a serious (often fatal) disease of the immune system transmitted through blood products especially by sexual contact or contaminated needles Synonyms: acquired immune deficiency syndrome Type of: immunodeficiency immunological disorder in which some part of the body's immune system is inadequate and resistance to infectious diseases.

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