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Emerging Health Trends: A Look at Where Science Will Take Us (Collection) by Karl S. Drlica, David S. Perlin, Paul J. H. Schoemaker, Joyce A. Schoemaker, Greg Gibson, Anthony DePalma

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5. Genetic AIDS

AIDS and the world One percent of all humans will soon be infected, while as many as a quarter of the people already are in some countries.

from HIV to AIDS There is no longer any doubt the virus causes immune deficiency, though coinfection with other pathogens causes the symptoms.

why HIV is so nasty It is an insurgent that attacks the very immune system that is supposed to destroy it and a competent shape-shifter adept at avoiding drugs.

how to resist a virus with your genes The surprisingly large amount of variation among people influences whether they become infected and how much virus they may have.

HIV imbalance AIDS is a young disease and there has been insufficient time to build a genetic defense.

AIDS and the World ...

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