Essays Tagged: "HIV"

An essay about AIDS:epidermiology, causes, pathology and symptoms

around the world and an estimated 10 million people are infected worldwide. Worsestill, the pool of HIV- infected persons in Africa is large and expanding.2.RISK GROUP AND MODE OF TRANSMISSION ... 4).Recipents of blood and blood components who are not hemophiliacs but who received tranfusions of HIV-infected whole blood components (e.g. platelet, plasma) account for 2 %.(5). Other high risk gro ...

(4 pages) 253 1 4.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The Safety of Blood

ow? What if the blood that she received had been infected with a deadly disease such as Syphilis or HIV? These are pressing concerns for today's society. Even though one in every five people will need ... ter the blood is drawn, it is sent to certain laboratories, where it is tested for diseases such as HIV. If there is a problem, the donor will even be notified to assure that he or she doesn't put any ...

(6 pages) 77 1 3.7 Sep/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

The Ebola Virus

nesystem. Ebola is known to jump hosts and known to be lethal to bothmonkeys and humans. Similar to HIV, it will destroy your immune systemmaking it useless to fight off not only the ebola virus, but ...

(6 pages) 99 1 4.2 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Chemical Castration.

castration" for males. Chemical castration has also been known to aid in prevention of STDs such as HIV.Males in the United States who abuse, rape, or molest violently or continuously should be forced ... t" Banks originally proposed chemical castration to "toughen the laws against behavior that spreads HIV infection." Although chemical castration may be used for protection of the violated victims it c ...

(6 pages) 81 0 4.6 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

The acquired immune deficiency syndrom (AIDS).

r 80er Jahre amerikanische und französische Immunologen. Es handelt sich um ein Virus, das sie HIV nannten (Humanes Immundefekt Virus).Nach einer Infektion mit dem Virus bildet der Körper so ... r, ärztlicher und pflegerischer Arbeitssweise nur ein äußerst niedriges Risiko, mit HIV infiziert zu werden. Dieses Risiko folgt aus der sogenannten "Diagnostischen Lücke": Hat si ...

(6 pages) 42 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Viral Jujitsu: A new gene therapy has a way of turning the AIDS virus against itself.

therapy has emerged that may come a little closer toward actually curing AIDS. It works by turning HIV's own virulence against itself. The new therapy, produced by the small biotech firm Virxsys of G ... is something that transfers genetic material into a cell; in this case it is a defanged version of HIV itself.) The lentiviral vector efficiently delivers its genetic payload into cell chromosomes, w ...

(2 pages) 40 1 3.5 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

This is a short speech on the reasons that AIDS is the next plague.

and other elective procedures and surgeries. This will lead to an even greater lack of care for the HIV infected.**{{For this speech, i was given the question of "what is the next plague"}}My question ... r seen it before and had no vaccines or protection against it.The most predominate serious virus is HIV. The AIDS epidemic is still increasing worldwide, and in Africa it threatens to wipe out entire ...

(3 pages) 29 0 3.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

"The Plan of God, not my Flesh" - A personal essay about premarital sex.

ver consider adoption, abortion, or have to narrow down a list of partners who might have given you HIV. Pinned on the wall of my gynecologist office is a sign that reads, "Seventy-percent of all juve ...

(2 pages) 59 0 3.5 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

AIDS: Information

AIDS: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome and HIV affect more than roughly thirty million people worldwide. It is now generally accepted that HIV ... unodeficiency virus (SIV). Certain simian immunodeficiency viruses bear a very close resemblance to HIV-1 and HIV-2, the two types of HIV. But how did it transfer to humans? It has been known for a lo ... from animals to humans, and this process is referred to as zoonosis. The researchers concluded that HIV could have crossed over from chimpanzees as a result of a human killing a chimp and eating it fo ...

(3 pages) 32 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

In Need of a Home Argumentative paper on supporting Gay adoption. Written with a strong pathos appeal, and a delayed thesis.

In Need of a HomeBert was born in 1991. He tested positive for HIV and had been put up for adoption. At nine weeks old, Bert was placed in the care of foster pare ... ame a stay at home Dad. Their lives were going well and by age three, Bert had tested negative for HIV, and was now considered "adoptable" by the state of Florida. (Let Him Stay 3) A social worker w ...

(4 pages) 209 2 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

My extracurricular activities

One of my experiences was trip to Eric Johnson House to cook Thanksgiving dinner for people with HIV. Unfortunately, some of the tenants had to live their families because of their health problems. ...

(2 pages) 48 0 2.9 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Alternative

Parents are hypocritical

with many risks involved. You could catch STDs such as gonorrhea, syphilis, herpes, genital warts, HIV and even AIDS, with some having the potential to kill you. If this is the case then where would ...

(2 pages) 45 3 2.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

My Teaching Lessons for a Student that doesn't know anything about AIDS

tion of different signs and symptoms that are all part of the same underlying medical condition.HIV stands for Human Immunodeficiency Virus. It was originally isolated in Paris in May 1983 by Luc ... ay infected for the rest of their lives.Through mechanisms that are still not fully understood, HIV prevents the immune system from working properly. Normally, the body's immune system would figh ...

(3 pages) 30 0 4.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Global AIDS epidemic "in early phase"

The AIDS epidemic is still in an early phase, and the number of cases of HIV in the worst-affected countries is climbing higher than previously believed possible, according ... support this, say the report's authors. For example, in Zimbabwe, where one quarter of adults were HIV-positive in 1997, one third were infected by the end of 2001.55 million deathsThe authors estima ... on Africans will die prematurely because of AIDS by 2020. In Botswana, the country with the highest HIV rates in the world, almost 39 per cent of adults are living with HIV, up from 36 per cent two ye ...

(2 pages) 23 0 0.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Evolution reaction paper

include: Darwin's Observations from the Beagle, Humming Birds, Darwin's Idea of Natural Selection, HIV Evolution, Complex Organs: made/evolve, Eye Evolution, God versus Natural Selection including Hu ... n because they have warm clothes, heats, and houses.The next section in the movie was talking about HIV. It's a very dangerous virus which there is not any drug can kill it today. The virus keeps adap ...

(8 pages) 59 0 5.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Winning The Battle Against HIV-1

Winning The Battle Against HIV-1: (MPTV-x , HAART-x) / (MPTV-x , Mega-HAART-x) - Couples Formed of a Multivalent-Polivalent-The ... , ResitaAbstract : This article presents an entirely new theory and practical solution to eradicate HIV-1, based on HIV-1's ability and need to mutate under HAART-x / Mega-HAART-x drugs pressure, and ... to mutate under HAART-x / Mega-HAART-x drugs pressure, and on the sinergetical scissoring effect on HIV-1 of (MPTV -x , HAART-x) - couples and (MPTV-x , Mega-HAART-x)-couples, which are formed of :1. ...

(12 pages) 43 0 4.2 Aug/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

AIDS is caused by poverty: Do you agree?

infected by AIDS very easily even the Queen of England or Bill Gates, the richest man in the world.HIV the incurable disease...doesn't matter how rich or how poor you are. All the money in the world ... does statistics show that most of the poor African countries like Ethiopia have the highest rate of HIV infected people?" The answer: Ignorance. The people there don't believe in using condoms, they h ...

(1 pages) 35 0 3.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

What is AIDS? Complete definition and history of this fatal disease.

is not hereditary but develops after birth from contact with a disease causing agent (in this case, HIV).Immunodeficiency - means that the disease is characterized by a weakening of the immune system. ... irst the basics: AIDS (acquired immune deficiency syndrome) is a condition caused by a virus called HIV. This virus attacks the immune system, the body's "security force" that fights off infections. W ...

(4 pages) 31 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Government Sponsored Healthcare

or the poor, moving to eliminate administrative missteps and provide financial incentives to reduce HIV, heart disease and other illnesses" (McElhatton 1).On the other hand, government sponsored healt ...

(4 pages) 139 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Blood-Borne and Infectious Diseases: Hepatitis C

This assignment is based on a case study selected from HIV/Viral Hepatitis a Guide for Primary Care (Dore et al. 2001).For the purpose of this case study I ... tober 2004].Dore, G., Grulich, A., Hoy, J., Kidd, M., McCoy, R., Mijch, A. & Strasser, S. 2001, HIV/Viral Hepatitis A Guide for Primary Care, National Capital Printing, Canberra.Hamilton, M., Kell ...

(13 pages) 123 1 5.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases