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The Science of AIDS

The Science of AIDS

readings from Scientific American magazine.

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  • 38 Currently reading

Published by W.H. Freeman in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • AIDS (Disease)

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesScientific American.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC607.A26 S38 1989
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 135 p. :
    Number of Pages135
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2054222M
    ISBN 100716720361
    LC Control Number88032221

      In this lecture, geologist, paleontologist, evolutionary theorist and social activist in the name of science and skepticism, Dr. Donald Prothero, talks about his two new books that deal with battles over evolution, climate change, childhood vaccinations, and the causes of AIDS, alternative medicine, oil shortages, population growth, and the place of science in our country. AMID the dozens of books about AIDS, one stands out-Steven Epstein's Impure Science (University of California Press, $, ISBN 0 3). I read it with growing recognition-and relief.

    Designed for non-science majors taking a special topics and/or general education course, AIDS: The Biological Basis is a comprehensive and accessible text that explores the history of AIDS, includes the latest information on HIV testing, and provides background material to help students understand the biological basis of this continuing pandemic.   Most books about AIDS begin in , when gay American men began dying of a rare pneumonia. In “The Origins of AIDS,” published last week by .

    Find AIDS & HIV Textbooks at up to 90% off. Plus get free shipping on qualifying orders $25+. Choose from used and new textbooks or get instant access with eTextbooks and digital materials. HIV/AIDS: Science Tracer Bullets - Research Finding Aids from the Library of Congress, Science Reference Services. Subject headings used by the Library of Congress, under which books on HIV/AIDS can be located in most card, book, and online catalogs, include the following: Acquired immune deficiency syndrome: biological, medical.


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Our detailed account of the science explains how HIV is transmitted, replicates in the body, can be treated, and progresses to AIDS without treatment. Very often oxidative stress is a feature of HIV/AIDs or of the treatment of HIV/AIDs.

While immunologists, physicians and clinical workers understand the processes in HIV/AIDs, they may be less conversant in the science of nutrition and dietetics. Discover the best AIDS & HIV in Best Sellers. Find the top most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers. Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Best Books of the Month The Bernie Madoff of Science and the HIV Ponzi Scheme that Concealed the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Epidemic.

Infectious AIDS - Have We Been Misled. This is the official HIV/AIDS research from the University of California Berkeley, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology. This contains the written research works of Professor Peter H.

Duesberg on the subject, as well as other scientists that support his views, such as Kary B. Mullis, and Professor Walter Gilbert - both Nobel prize winners (Kary Mullis. Prevalence and distribution of HIV/AIDS. According to data published by the World Health Organization (WHO), about million people were living with HIV, approximately million people were newly infected with HIV, and about 1 million people died of HIV-related causes in Since about 35 million people have died from HIV infection.

In the early 21st century, however, the annual. AIDS is now believed to have reached the Caribbean in the s and The Science of AIDS book States in the early s. Action of the Virus In a process still imperfectly understood, HIV infects the CD4 cells (also called T4 or T-helper cells) of the body's immune system, cells that are necessary to activate B-lymphocytes and induce the production of antibodies.

The AIDS Pandemic explores the ways in which HIV/AIDS has, and continues to transform the wide range of related disciplines it touches. Novel perspectives are provided by a unique panel of internationally recognised experts who cover the unprecedented impact onf AIDS on culture, demographics and politics around the world, including how it affected the worlds' economy, health.

When dealing with epidemics, science does not have all the answers and relying on a new miracle drug is not always the solution. We must also learn the lessons of history, argues the veteran doctor of the HIV/Aids epidemic, Arthur picks the best books on ‘plagues.’.

Impure science: AIDS, activism, and the politics of knowledge User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Epstein (sociology, Univ. of California, San Diego) provides an exhaustive analysis of how credibility is established within the field of science.5/5(1).

AIDS or Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome is a disease caused by the HIV virus. In this condition, a person’s immune system becomes too weak to fight any kind of infection or disease.

AIDS is usually the last stage of HIV infection; a stage where the body can no longer defend itself and thus spawns various diseases. AIDS epidemic --Molecular biology of the AIDS virus --Origins of the AIDS virus --Epidemiology of AIDS in the U.S.

--International epidemiology of AIDS --HIV infection: the clinical picture --HIV infection: the cellular picture --AIDS therapies --AIDS vaccines --Social dimensions of AIDS. Series Title: Readings from Scientific American. In the short, turbulent history of AIDS research and treatment, the boundaries between scientist insiders and lay outsiders have been crisscrossed to a degree never before seen in medical history.

Steven Epstein's astute and readable investigation focuses on the critical question of how certainty is constructed or deconstructed, leading us through the views of medical researchers, activists.

This book is a study of how varied classes of AIDS experts, diverse conceptions of scientific practice, and distinct claims of knowledge about AIDS have all been generated out of relationships of conflict and.

Science of HIV and AIDS. Scientists and researchers have been studying HIV and AIDS since the s, and we now know a lot about them.

However, HIV mutates very quickly and there are various strains of the virus making scientific advances in the field difficult. This book is a must-read chapter from “The Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Epidemic Cover-up Volume Two” with a new afterword that explores the extensive damage Fauci’s Ponzi scheme has done to the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome community, people stigmatized with “HIV/AIDS,” and everyone suffering from the viruses that Fauci’s cover-up has been.

A New York Times Notable Book The definitive history of the successful battle to halt the AIDS epidemic—from the creator of, and inspired by, the seminal documentary How to Survive a Plague. A riveting, powerful telling of the story of the grassroots movement of activists, many of them in a life-or-death struggle, who seized upon scientific research to help develop the drugs that turned.

Impure Science book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In the short, turbulent history of AIDS research and treatment, the b /5(2). Breaking science news and articles on global warming, extrasolar planets, stem cells, bird flu, autism, nanotechnology, dinosaurs, evolution -- the latest discoveries.

The press conference has a venerable history in AIDS science. When Robert Gallo’s group ‘found’ that 26 out of 72 AIDS patients had small amounts of newly discovered retrovirus in their.

The Boundaries of Blackness: AIDS and the Breakdown of Black Politics The Boundaries of Blackness: AIDS and the Breakdown of Black Politics, Cathy J. Cohen: Authors: Cathy J. Cohen, David and Mary Winton Green Professor of Political Science and the College Cathy J Cohen: Edition: illustrated: Publisher: University of Chicago Press, ISBN.

Book publishing in the field of science communication is heavily populated by edited collections with relatively few sustained treatments of a particular aspect or view of science communication by.What is HIV/AIDS?

--Finding the source --The science of diagnosis --The science of treatment --Searching for a cure --The ethics of research --The science of prevention --For more information --Glossary --Bibliography --Index --Picture credits --About the author and the consultant.

Series Title: All about AIDS. Responsibility: Nat Cotts.And the Band Played On: Politics, People, and the AIDS Epidemic is a book by San Francisco Chronicle journalist Randy book chronicles the discovery and spread of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) with a special emphasis on government indifference and political infighting—specifically in the United States—to .