Essays Tagged: "immune deficiency"

HIV Babies

s 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 re ...

(4 pages) 80 0 4.8 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases


the leading cause of death. What is the leading cause of death? I believe it is AIDS.AIDS, Acquired Immune Deficiency, is the disease that renders the body's immune system unable to resist invasion by ...

(1 pages) 41 0 2.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The acquired immune deficiency syndrom (AIDS).

der Mensch mit gesundem Immunsystem leicht abwehren kann. Man nannte dieses Krankheitsbild: Aquired Immune Deficiency Syndrom, abgekürzt: AIDS. AIDS hat tatsächlich kein einheitliches Krankh ...

(6 pages) 42 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases


countries and how it is transmit from one individual to other.DEFINING AIDSAIDS stands for Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome and HIV means Human immunodeficiency virus. A general misconception is th ...

(6 pages) 105 1 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Three Major Pandemics

81. For twenty-five years AIDS has affected over 35 million people. First it was called gay related immune deficiency because it was thought this disease was created by homosexual individuals. Then it ... esearchers know a lot of about this disease. They have a display model of how the virus attacks the immune system. The model is written in intricate details so people will know all the facts.The wides ...

(8 pages) 55 0 3.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Aids Virus

ening implications that it stands for terror and anxiety.AIDS is an acronym that stands forAcquired Immune Deficiency Syndrom . Aids is a disease caused by a virus that destroys a person's defense aga ... sed by a virus that destroys a person's defense against infections. These defenses are known as the immune system. AIDS can also weaken a person's immune system so that he or she cannot fight off even ...

(4 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Disease vs. Sin

non-existent outside of it. In fact, until 1982 the disease was referred to as GRID or Gay Related Immune Deficiency. Even today, AIDS is often referred to as "the gay plague"(Kannabus). Even though ...

(5 pages) 12 0 0.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Year 10 HIV health assignment

The acronym AIDS stands for what?Acquired Immune Deficiency syndromeThe acronym HIV means what?Human Immunodeficiency VirusHow does HIV work?H ... of T cells, which help fight off invading micro-organisms, and as a result the body develops severe immune deficiency as a result it is no longer able to effectively fight off viruses and bacteria tha ... re infections which are caused by pathogens which would normally not cause infections in an healthy immune system. As HIV causes the immune system to weaken, as a result these bacteria which would not ...

(3 pages) 11 0 3.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases