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Posts Tagged ‘AIDS’

Safer Sex

Safer Sex

Friday, November 6, 2009 17:21

When i teach the introductory course in biology, I make a special note to talk about the sexually transmitted diseases that are circulating among sexually active college students. I go into considerable detail about the diseases these sexually transmitted pathogens cause and the relatively high frequency of infection ...

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Aids Symptoms and Treatment

Aids Symptoms and Treatment

Saturday, June 27, 2009 16:55

Once in the bloodstream, the HTLV-III virus attacks and kills a special kind of white blood call called a T-cell. The T cells are essential to the effective functioning of the body's immune system. Once T cells are damaged and depleted, the body is vulnerable to any ...

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Treatment for AIDS/HIV

Treatment for AIDS/HIV

Monday, December 29, 2008 16:16

Treatment for AIDS/HIV Human Immunodeficiency Virus attacks the CD4 immune cells, which are the immune system cells. CD4 cells trigger the immune system to create antibodies in order to fight off infection. As HIV destroys the CD4 cells, the function of immune system ...

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