How can we protect the world's people from HIV ?
By: Alicia M Prater PhD
There is no cure for HIV infection and treatment is a lifelong and expensive undertaking, if it works at all. Prevention is key for protecting the population from the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) that causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). The question though is how to...
By: Alison Bowler
Hookworm is a gastrointestinal parasitic infection. It is estimated that one billion people worldwide may be infected by hookworm. The infection is most commonly found in tropical and sub-tropical climates. The adult worm is about one centimeter long. There are four different hookworm species that...
Could the AIDS Virus be Viewed as a Natural way to Stabilize Population Growth
By: Krystal Nguyen
The fact that the majority of the AIDS population lives in Sub-Saharan Africa would let you know what is really on the minds of those who say yes. We view those with AIDS as being a drug addicts or a prostitutes and these stereotypes give...
Bird flu virus explained
By: Jennifer Kirkman
Bird flu virus is highly serious, just like the Swine Flu H1N1 virus is. It is rare that this flu is passed from one person to another person, unless there is a lot of very close contact between individuals. If you have this virus lurking...
The origins of meningococcemia
By: Rene Najera
Ask any teacher and they will tell you about all the infections they have acquired from their children. Children are the perfect transmitters of disease because of several factors. They are young, so their immune systems have not learned to get rid of all diseases...
What is an influenza virus?
By: Dr Pandula Siribaddana
Influenza is mostly a respiratory related illness which is acute in nature caused by a virus family known as 'Orthomyxo viruses'. Types of the Influenza virus: There are three sub types that have been identified which is known as Type A, B and to a...
In the Past Disease War and Famine have Controlled Population Growth
By: Rick Badman
The AIDS virus is no more a way to stabilize the population than the Spanish Influenza was. Even the Black Death which killed over 1/4 of the population of Europe could have been prevented from being so devastating. AIDS is more an unnatural way to...
Ideas on eradicating AIDS
By: H.W. Holdings
Ideas on eradicating AIDS? The easiest way to eradicate AIDS and HIV is the one that so very often gets rejected vehemently by libertarians and left-wing social activists i.e. isolating the disease by putting people in a quarantined community. This should be a no-brainer...
The possibility of a cure for AIDS within the next ten years
By: Robert Blevins
Has This Man Finally Discovered the Cure for AIDS.? The Charite University of Medicine is a multi-faceted organization of hospitals, universities, and research centers located in Germany. You could compare it to a major American university's medical center, but on a larger scale. They have...
By: Darian Peters
Bird flu has created a significant scare in recent years and this is likely to increase over the coming decades. Also known as avian influenza, this viral disease is beginning to cross the species barrier to human beings, in a process known as zoonosis. Zoonotic...

 

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