Alcohol and HIV/AIDS
People with alcohol use disorders are more likely than the general population to contract HIV (human immunodeficiency virus).1 Similarly, people with HIV are more likely to abuse alcohol at some time during their lives (1). Alcohol use is associated with high-risk sexual behaviors and injection...
Tuberculosis Risk on Aircraft
The CDC has been involved in a series of epidemiologic investigations related to the possibility of transmission of tuberculosis (TB) on airlines. The most recent investigation, published in the March 3, 1995 issue of the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR), concluded that TB bacteria were... Adopting from Lithuania: Factsheet
Disclaimer: The following is intended as a very general guide to assist U.S. citizens who plan to adopt a child in Lithuania and apply for an immigrant visa for the child to come to the United States. Two sets of laws are particularly relevant: 1) the laws of Lithuania govern all activity in... Tuberculosis
Description Mycobacterium tuberculosis is a rod-shaped bacterium that can cause disseminated disease but is most frequently associated with pulmonary infections. The bacilli are transmitted by the airborne route and, depending on host factors, may lead to active disease. Tuberculosis (TB) can...
Commonsense Advice On Tuberculosis
October 4, 2007, 10:02 am
Tuberculosis is a serious disease and it has been around for a long time. But there are well-established ways to detect it and a range of drugs to treat it.
TB can be either latent, which isn't contagious, or active. A person must be in close contact with an infected person to become... TB Vaccine Causing Deaths, HIV Vaccine Not Effective, Caffeine Helps Preemies
November 9, 2007, 8:08 pm
Reuters reported on Monday that infants who are infected with the AIDS virus are getting sick and some may be dying as a result of being vaccinated against tuberculosis. According to the article, one study found that 75 percent of the children with BCG disease had died and 70 percent of those... Democratic Republic of Congo
February 15, 2011, 5:43 pm
From what I have gathered, the Democratic Republic of Congo or DRC is located in Central Africa. This area is one of the poorest in the world, having the second lowest GDP per capita in the world. The reason for the poverty that prevails in this area is the fairly recent war that occurred there....
Medline ® Abstract for Reference 22 of 'Microbiology and ...
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Medline ® Abstract for Reference 22 of 'Renal disease in ...
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