In 1981, the first cases of severe immune system deterioration were recognized developed unusual infections. The new disease was later named “AIDS”. At that time, no one knew what was causing the disease. Since then, science has shown that the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is the cause of AIDS. As HIV infection progresses, it weakens […]

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HIV Will We Ever beat the Virus

HIV stands for Human Immunodeficiency Virus which in reality means something than only effects humans, that causes the immune system to not work properly due to the organism(virus) taking over human cells. HIV is part of a group of viruses named retroviruses which have genetic material in the form of RNA. Viruses other than HIV […]

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Paediatric HIV-Infection

Sharland’s article “Paediatric HIV-Infection” provides relevant information concerning the problem of HIV-infection, especially among children. The information provided in the article is worth attention as HIV is a problem of 21st century and no country remains unaffected by this “killer”. It is a well-known fact that AIDS takes away lives of thousands people annually. The […]

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Nursing Care for HIV

I. Introduction a. Problem and its Background Ever since acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) was first recognized 20 years ago, remarkable progress has been made in improving the quality and duration of life of persons with HIV infection. During the first decade, this progress was associated with recognition of opportunities disease processes, more effective therapy for […]

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HIV and its Impact on Black America

The first case of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) surfaced more than 25 years back. Today, the disease has gone from allegedly afflicting solely homosexuals to plaguing the heterosexual community as well. About 900,000 people in the United States are said to be suffering from the disease, half of which […]

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HIV as a global security issue

Over the past couple of decades the definition of a ‘security threat’ has considerably evolved. From hostile countries to terrorist groups and insurgencies, the threats that countries face today have taken up many different forms. Changing times have stressed the need for us to re-examine our notions of security. A rapidly expanding but still relatively […]

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President Bush’s War on HIV/AIDS

The legacy of former President George W. Bush is seen as an ominous cloud rather than a beam of sunshine, especially due to the number of Americans who continually blame President Bush for many of their woes or current state of lament hardship. Regardless of your opinion concerning the former President’s legacy, President Bush does […]

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Future Correctional Issues

Is the segregation of HIV-positive inmates ethical? The segregation of HIV- positive inmates can be ethical because the intention of those in authority is to protect other prisoners from having the disease. It may seem to be unethical at first because HIV victims are stigmatized or they may seem to be condemned by the institution. […]

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1. Introduction 1.1. Background of study AIDS is a disease of human immune system that caused by the infection with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). This disease is a prolonged period without a symptom. The earlier stage of infection, a person may experience a certain period of influenza illness. The progresses of the illness will likely to disturb […]

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