acquired immune deficiency


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acquired immune deficiency

A group of disorders, including acquired AGAMMAGLOBULINAEMIA, protein-losing immunodeficiency, nutritional immunodeficiency and AIDS (ACQUIRED IMMUNE DEFICIENCY SYNDROME) in which the natural resistance to infection is greatly reduced.
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HIV or the human immuno-deficiency virus leads to full-blown AIDS, the Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, a condition in which the human body's resistance to, and immune system against infections and diseases are weakened and destroyed, ultimately leading to death.
The Department of Health and Malacanang have expressed their support for Senator Ralph Recto's plan to augment the budget earmarked for programs aimed at combating the growing cases of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (Aids) in the country.
A recent report in the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes (29:4, p.
MANILA -- A total of 667 new cases of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), which could lead to the fatal acquired immune deficiency syndrome, were reported in March, the highest number since 1984, according to the Department of Health.
Belimac said Global Fund was redirecting its assistance to government programs on the prevention of the spread of HIV, which could lead to AIDS or acquired immune deficiency syndrome.
HIV leads to Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), a condition in which the bodys immune system is attacked and damaged by the virus, ultimately leading to death.
While SWS said the respondents showed "sympathetic attitude" on the first five questions, they were unsympathetic when asked about acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS).
HYDERABAD -- The participants of the daylong seminar on Human Immune Deficiency (HIV) and Acquired Immune Deficiency (AIDS) have expressed their grave concern over increasing numbers of HIV/AIDS patients in Pakistan including Sindh and called upon all stakeholders to take measures on war footing basis to save the future of countrymen against these deadly diseases.
HIV causes acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS), an incurable disease that attacks the immune system.
Summary: Panaji (Goa) [India], July 10 (ANI): Responding to UNAIDS critique of Goa government's move to make HIV test mandatory for marriage, the Goa government on Wednesday asserted that the Spirit of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (Prevention and Control) Act, 2017 is to prevent discrimination against the protected persons in the public sphere.
HYDERABAD -- A patient suffering from Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) died on Monday in a village within the Hatri area of Hyderabad district.
Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) is a virus caused by HIV.

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