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Title:
AIDS
Author(s):
Espejo, Roman, 1977-
ISBN/ISSN:
9780737757057

0737757051

9780737757064

073775706X
Physical Description:
208 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series:
Opposing viewpoints

Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Contents:
What causes AIDS? HIV causes AIDS / Jonny Steinberg -- HIV does not cause AIDS / Henry Bauer -- Bringing modern medicine to Africa may have caused AIDS / Helen Epstein -- AIDS was caused by medical research / Alan Cantwell -- Sexual intercourse spreads AIDS / Microbicide Trials Network -- Transmission of the AIDS virus by heterosexual intercourse is negligible / James Chin -- What is the status of the global AIDS epidemic? The global AIDS epidemic is a growing threat / AVERT -- The global AIDS epidemic is exaggerated / Michael Fitzpatrick -- AIDS is devastating Africa / Stephanie Nolen -- The impact of AIDS in Africa is overblown / Matthew Cullinan Hoffman -- How can the spread of AIDS be controlled? Routine HIV testing could help control the spread of AIDS / David McQuoid-Mason -- Routine HIV testing invades privacy / Bruce Patsner -- The Catholic Church may allow condom use in some cases / Associated Press -- The Catholic Church does not endorse condom use / Raymond Burke, as told to John Burger -- How should AIDS be treated? AIDS drug treatments prolong lives / Sten H. Vermund -- AIDS drug treatments do not prolong lives / Henry Bauer -- HIV drug resistance is a concern / AIDS Community Research Initiative of America -- Nutritional AIDS treatments are effective / Raxit J. Jariwalla, Aleksandra Niedzwiecki, and Matthias Rath -- Nutritional AIDS treatments are quackery / Anso Thom.
Abstract:
"What Causes AIDS?; What Is the Status of the Global AIDS Epidemic?; How Can the Spread of AIDS Be Controlled?; How Should AIDS Be Treated?"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 196-197) and index.
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Pub Date:
Greenhaven Press, [2012]

©2012
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Central - Houston Public Library Adult Non-fiction Book 616.9792 A288
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This edition addresses the topic of AIDS. Through a balanced collection of articles from a variety of sources, readers will explore the status of the global AIDS epidemic, the causes of AIDS, and suggestions for controlling the spread of the AIDS virus. Readers will evaluate the viability of various treatment options. Essay sources include the AIDS Community Research Initiative of America, Microbicide Trials Network, Avert, and the Associated Press.


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