acquired immune deficiency syndrome


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Synonyms for acquired immune deficiency syndrome

a serious (often fatal) disease of the immune system transmitted through blood products especially by sexual contact or contaminated needles

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It was only a short time ago that the majority of Americans felt that the Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome was not their problem but a problem of that other group (Archer, 1989; Fleck, 1986).
OTC: MZEI) is developing Medizone, an ozone-based treatment for diseases caused by lipid enveloped viruses, including Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Hepatitis B and Herpes; and is also developing its patented technology for the decontamination of blood and blood products.
We believe it may be employed in the treatment of diseases and conditions such as: Various conditions associated with cancer; cachexia, or body wasting, in patients with acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS), cancer, human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV, including AIDS as a combination therapy; type 2 diabetes; human papilloma virus, or HPV; and rheumatoid arthritis.
The county grand jury warns that budget cuts and closures of public health clinics have gone too far, leaving residents more vulnerable to TB, acquired immune deficiency syndrome, sexually transmitted diseases, measles and cholera.
A primary focus of Progenics is human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, the cause of acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS).
When asked whether his group was working on a vaccine against the virus associated with acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS), Moss said, "We'd be foolish not to be.
Current trends update on acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS)-United States," Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 1982: 31: 508-08.
The order applies to doctors who recommend marijuana for patients with acquired immune deficiency syndrome or the virus which causes AIDS, cancer, glaucoma, and seizures or muscle spasms associated with a chronic, debilitating condition.
This funding is for the development of ProScan-A, a diagnostic imaging agent for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, the cause of acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS).
But there was agreement on most points, among them that acquired immune deficiency syndrome is continuing to increase exponentially and to gain a foothold in more risk groups, and that it is transmitted primarily through intimate contact.
A pretrial detainee who suffered from Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) and was hospitalized brought an action against a county and county officials.
Just as Johnson's disclosure that he was HIV-positive drew enormous public attention to the acquired immune deficiency syndrome, activists hope that his progress will encourage people to get tested and take advantage of improved treatments.
The hyperthermia treatment is used in the treatment of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS).
Incyte Corporation (Nasdaq:INCY) today announced that it has initiated a Phase I clinical trial of INCB9471, a new orally available CCR5 antagonist that is being developed as a treatment for patients infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV-1), the retrovirus that causes acquired immune deficiency syndrome.
The summit will address issues such as alcohol, drugs, tobacco, acquired immune deficiency syndrome, violence and racism through workshops.
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