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A deadly STD, the human immunodeficiency virus causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, a condition which causes the immune system to fail. A pandemic, AIDS kills millions every year.
Aids is transfered when people have sex, using a condom greatly reduces the chances of getting aids. Animals cannot get aids and can't transfer it. Aids comes from blood, semen and other bodily fluids. You can't get aids from saliva, so kissing, hugging, handshakes, and just about everything else …
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Straight men will often steal glances at attractive women from time to time; gay men will do the same at attractive men. Try to see if you can catch him stealing glances at men or women. Otherwise, there's not much you can do other than to ask--or ask him out.
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This is one of those questions that nobody really knows the true answer to. Some say that the hair in the pubic and armpit areas retain pheromones. Others have said that it protects the area from friction and chafing. It has even been said that it keeps dirt and other nasty things from enterin…
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The underlying causes are problems with ovulation (egg production) anatomic problems such as fallopian tube blockage endometriosis (a common cause of pelvic disease) cervical mucus problems male factors such as low sperm counts or poor motility. Chinese herbal medicine is the best treatment.
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Bugchasers seek sexual partners who are HIV positive for the purpose of having unprotected sex and seroconversion; giftgivers (also gift givers) are HIV positive individuals who comply with the bugchaser's efforts to become infected with HIV. See related link.
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sexual contact spreads the hiv virus which produces the aids syndrome.
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You would have to be tested to know for sure if you have AIDS or not.
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AnswerIn case the condemned receives a stay of execution at the last minute.Since no one knows if the condemned will be receive a stay at the last minute, standard medical infection rules apply. This includes swabbing the IV area with alcohol and iodine as well as using sterile, one-time-use needles…
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The verdict of the Durban Declaration - signed by over 5,000 of the world's leading scientists, including eleven Nobel prizewinners - says:"The evidence that AIDS is caused by HIV is clear-cut, exhaustive, unambiguous and meets the very highest standards of modern science". A very small group of peo…
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Discovery of HIV The near unanimous international consensus is that HIV was first discovered in 1983, by a team of scientists - led by the French virologist Luc Montagnier - at the Pasteur Institute in Paris, France. A rival claim was also made a group led by Dr Robert Charles Gallo (an American bio…
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AIDS stands for 'Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome and is a weakening of the immune system. It is not hereditary, but develops after birth from contact with a disease causing agent such as HIV. It can be caught by bodily fluids, sexual contact with a person with HIV, mother's with AIDS breast fee…
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According to public statements by her daughter, Puchi Lavoe died due to head trauma, in an accident that occurred at her home.
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The discoverer of AIDS is Dr. Robert Gallo; he discovered it in the early 1980's.
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Although HIV-1 and HIV-2 are closely related, they are thought to have jumped from primates to humans at different times (and from different species).HIV-1 is by far the more virulent of the two species of HIV.Because HIV-1 is more easily transmitted, it also spreads more readily and therefore accou…
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The phrase means most things that one may consider "certain" upon further inspection or "inquiry" will be found not certain. There are very few if any ideas that are absolutely certain. We find this out the more we look into things with an open mind. A child will say "the ocean is blue" but with fur…
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Being HIV-positive: Being HIV-positive simply means that you have tested positive for being infected with the virus known as HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus), and can pass it on. Having AIDS: Having AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) means that you are HIV-positive AND that the progressive…
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Combination therapy is the use of a combination of two, or more, drugs to fight a disease / infection.
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Combination Therapy The drugs that are used to combat HIV infection work by interfering with the process by which HIV reproduces itself - offsetting the advantage that HIV has over the immune system. Although the drugs can not entirely suppress the viral reproduction process, they can slow it do…
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Drug's Effective Dates Bearing in mind that these drugs have only been around for a little more than a decade, the honest answer is that we do not really know for sure. What we do know is that these drugs, where they are freely available, dramatically cut the incidence of AIDS and that advanced …
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There is currently only one person who has been cured of HIV; he was cured via an extremely invasive replacement of his bone marrow. This procedure has only a 30% survival rate and is only performed on leukemia patients who are terminally ill, and therefore is not available for the general public. …
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No, she passed away in May, 2002 when she fell from a first floor window.
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It Is Advisable in Many Cases Not only can she get treatment - in many cases, it is advisable. Many studies have shown that women's HIV can be treated very effectively during pregnancy. In addition, treatment with combination therapy that reduces your viral load to undetectable levels will redu…
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You can get a blood test at a hospital or from a doctor (check the cost first). You can also get tested easy using a home test kits buy online. complete annoumous It costs range from $15-$25
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Hector Lavoe or originally named hector Perez was a salsa pioneer, a style of music that is a mix of jazz, cumbia, mambo, that uses trumpets instead of saxophones. He led a tragic life filled with drugs and depression. his life was euphoric highes and rock bottom lows.
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You can get AIDS from your bodies reaction to HIV.
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Hector Lavoe contracted AIDS by sharing needles. He didn't use clean ones.
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I would not think so. The virus would be tearing your immune system apart, and lower your wbc count in the process.
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No, you don't get the HIV virus if you use condoms when having sex, and never share drug needles with someone else.
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Answer someone who sleeps around and doesn't use protection. also, it is people who don't know their sexual partners very well. Also doctors/ nurses and carers are at risk. Drug users who inject also put themselfs in danger
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Certainly. HIV can spread through other ways that sexual contact. And if the "virgin" has been doing oral or anal sex, then those are also possible ways to pick up HIV.
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The HIV antibody test - which is the test commonly used for routine diagnostic testing of HIV in adults - tests for HIV antibodies, and most people will develop detectable antibodies within two to six weeks of infection, although some seroconvert later (99% will have detectable antibodies within thr…
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after HIV enters the human body, it has to make copies of itself. It takes a minimum of 3 months for the virus to be detected. That period is what is called 'window period'
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Yeah she got that package
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You can't catch AIDS - you can only catch HIV (the virus which causes AIDS). The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) only affects humans. You can't catch HIV from animals and animals can't be infected with it / be carriers of it.Unless you found out that you had it before 1985 when they didn't test …
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Well first of all your topic of this has nothing to do with your questions secondly you cannot forget that women and men are two different genders but were all made in gods image now I will say there are some crazy women and men but they have all been through something to become that way so dont jus…
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In developed countries there are usually discrete companies referred to as "sperm banks" that can be approached. This is the safest route, as the sperm will need to be tested for diseases like HIV.
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if your desire for something overshadows the functions of a normal, healthy everyday life.
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75% This obviously cannot be true. The percentage varies greatly among countries, but the reported number for the U.S. in 2005 was 67. http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/topics/perinatal/resources/factsheets/perinatal.htm.
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Answer These multifocal lenses work a bit differently than conventional contacts do. There are two powers on each contact -- one to correct vision up close, and one for far away. Certain types of bifocal lenses are made very much like bifocal eyeglasses are. This means they have two different pre…
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Earle Dickson invented it in 1921. He wanted to help out people, and help, & I quote, heal wounds that heal the soul. Please, see the related link for more information.
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That is one of the popular question! Mosquitoes do not transmit the HIV or AIDS virus. The virus gets inactivated in very short time in the body of the mosquito. Secondly the blood sucked by the mosquito goes in the stomach of the mosquito and it does not vomit the same in the body of next victim.
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Answer Yes he did and her name was Leslie Pérez. There is not much information on her, she was born the same year as Hector Junior while he was married to Puchi. Yes Lavoe and Puchi had a daughter. She lives in Puerto Rico. I met her and I interview her.
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There are many different branches of study that lead to infectious disease related career opportunities. Epidemiologists (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Epidemiology) usually have a science related bachelors degree and have completed a master curriculum in epidemiology.Healthcare opportunities include…
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Answer A Google search shows several have talked about AIDS, including Justine Patiño (Miss Panama and Miss Universe 2002) and Raquel Wright (Miss Jamaica Universe 2005); Natalie Glebova (Miss Universe 2005) had a HIV test in public to raise awareness. Svetlana Izambayeva was crowned "Miss Posi…
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You can't get a HIV infection from casual kissing. It is not likely to get HIV infected from french kissing unless there is blood in the mouth which could cause the transfer to occur.
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You can't, you can't. Be clear on this; you CANNOT tell. Don't let anyone fool you into thinking there is some kind of "method". Even if you ask and the person answers honestly, you cannot tell. Very few HIV+ people become infected intentionally, so that they know instantly when they should start an…
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Answer Islam is not. Claims that Islam is spreading in America rapidly is flawed as it relies on percentage increase. As there are very few Muslims in America any increase by immigration has a large affect in percentage terms. The reason for this increase is immigration and not conversions. …
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No he does not have aids or hiv.
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HIV is transmitted via blood, semen, vaginal secretions, and breast milk. The most common way it is transferred is via unprotected sex.AIDS can not transmit through air. It needs some type of contact through blood ,serum or saliva etc from person to person. It can be transmitted through dried blood…
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Answer I just saw the movie "El Cantante" She died in a car accident, but no details were given about it. -If you go to the extra features that the DVD "El Cantante" provides, there is one in which the director, Leon Ichaso, narrates the movie. He basically takes you through the movie, why he ad…
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no.hector lavoe was her only love!!!!!!
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Puchi Balseiro passed away in 2007, however she was not reported to have AIDS. She was a composer from Puerto Rico.
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It is a small sterile pad with adhesive ends. It is used to cover minor cuts to keep dirt out.
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Very unlikely
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HIV kills cells that defend the body against disease.AnswerHIV developes into AIDS, Acquired immune deficiency syndrome
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Yes.
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Clonidine is used as a blood pressure medication. It lowers blood pressure but causes drowsiness. According to Drugs.Com, although not approved by the FDA for these purposes, Clonidine has also been used to relieve alcohol withdrawal, as an aid in methadone and opiate detoxification, as an aid in q…
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Bring your date to a party and introduce him as "my boyfriend" (or her as "my girlfriend," if you are a lesbian). Or, leave a tasteful gay photobook on your coffee table, or a copy of The Advocate.
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Immune reconstitution syndrome (IRS), or immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome (IRIS), is the name given to a diverse group of symptoms that can occur soon after a patient starts treatment with anti-HIV drugs (or as a patient recovers from any other serious immunosuppressing condition).Althoug…
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Answer to Q Yes, it is. If you do it will get infected anyway. Because you cleaned it too much, who knows how many chemicals that have gone it to it. These chemicals are in the cleaning products that people thought were ok, chemicals that could have you in pain and if left unchecked for long enou…
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AIDS and death if you are unable to get proper treatment.
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Uganda is an agricultural country (subsistence farming) in fact agriculture accounts for 90% of the population. Uganda has a population of about 23 million people out of which 15 million are women. Subsistence farming is mainly carried out in rural areas of the country on small family plots of land …
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ANSWER:A life preserver or lifevest will work. Or to aid in swimming, an empty gallon jug with a screw on cap should be sufficient to keep a person buoyant and comes with a handle. That's what we used in the boy scouts.
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Answer oh yes you can get pregnat Answer ive learned that it is possible but very unlikely. i did alot of research because i was in a similar situation. you can only get pregnant when ovulating which is usually about 2 weeks after your period but really you could ovulate at any time. its unli…
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too many, we cant kill them fast enough, espically those fatties
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You get tested. Testing is the only reliable way to detect HIV.You 99.9% know when you have HIV when you get an initial HIV test. A positive result will prompt a more formal Western Blot test after which, you will 100% know. There are no tell-tale symptoms associated with HIV infection. Some people …
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There is no particular way you feel when you have HIV. Most people will be able to live quite normally for many years without feeling any differently. While the above can be said - I think it's very important to add that HIV can be symptomatic in variety just as the people it invades
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The major concern with HIV testing that is inaccurate is when people test too early. In order for an HIV test to be accurate, there have to be enough antibodies present for the test to pick up. If a person tests too soon after infection, the body may not have had time to develop antibodies which ca…
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HPV is the most common viral STD; chlamydia is the most common bacterial STD.HerpesThe answer to this question varies by location, however in the United States the most commonly reported STI is the Human Papilloma virus.Chlamydia is the most common bacterial infection.Viral is HPV (genital warts); b…
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Antibodies of HIV can be detected in the bloodstream after 6 weeks. It is recommended that you get tested 6 weeks after a possible exposure, and then again at 6 and 12 months. Answer I know that tests are more accuarate if you wait 6 months from the time you think that you contracted. …
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I remember someone saying that you need to drink approx. 1 gallon of that person's saliva to get you infected... but if your receiving head from someone with aid/hiv etc... you never know if the lady bit her tongue on purpose just to infect you. She can bite her tongue to make herself bleed and get …
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"The symptoms of herpes will vary in any female who gets it; but, the major and most common ones include rashes, and itching similar to a yeast infection."
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An antigen is a molecule in the body that triggers a specific immune response against itself, usually after attaching to the virus or bacteria it wants to respond to. Studying how these molecules work allow the production of vaccines that work as antigens.
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It depends on what you want them to admit.
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The blood banks have the most advanced testing methods available to determine if blood donations are HIV positive or negative. Unlike standard tests used in clinics (ex. Oraquick) which detect antibodies, tests used by blood banks allow for the detection of the genetic material of the virus, which w…
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With medical care from an infectious disease specialist, an appropriate medication regime, and a healthy lifestyle you can expect to live a normal lifespan.In this day and age many people can survive, and live close to a normal life when they have hiv. There is great technonlogy and medicines which …
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Have you ever heard the phrase, "A picture is worth a thousand words"? I can sit and tell you about something for hours but you won't understand it as well (if at all) as you would if you could see it. Many times, business communications have to do with numbers and a simple line or bar graph will te…
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I actually don't know, but if you count all sports I would say around 400 to 900 people. if you don't, well your screwed.
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The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) gets incorporated into the T-lymphocytes, which are white blood cells that produce antibodies. Hence, the lymphocytes fail to produce antibodies, which are essential to the immune system.
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HIV is Human immunodeficiency virus it is an RNA virus which attacks the CD4 cell of Humans and use the genetic materials of the to make copies of itslf thus weakening the immune system of the infected person. AIDs is the disease manifestation of HIV when the immune system has been weakened and the …
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Only way to find out for certain is to undergo two blood tests, testing for the virus and concentration of certain white blood cells. The same test has to be done six months apart, as the first testing period may fall under the incubation period, where the HIV virus cannot be detected.
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No. the aids virus needs a consistent environment and dies easily outside the body. Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) is caused by a virus known as Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). HIV is contagious and can be transmitted from person to person. HIV can be transmitted during sexual contact…
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HIV is the beginning stage to AIDS. The introduction of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is what starts the condition. A human can carry this virus for up to 12 years (or longer with treatment) and eventually it will manifest as Acquired Immunodeficiency Sydrome (AIDS). HIV and AIDS are the s…
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You can prevent becoming infected by abstaining from activities that place you at risk for coming in contact with those body fluids. Use a condom if sex is not abstained from!Wear a condom...By using condoms.drink milk with yeast weekly twiceThe only sure way is to not have sex or share needles. Ot…
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Answer Actually, this is more lilely to be consensate from the regulator weight. Some of the steam condenses on the weight and drips down the tube. The lid is hot enough that it then biols and appears to be a leak. I can with 4 different pressure canners, of 3 different manufactures, and they al…
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Approximately 18,000 The link below is to a CDC report on US AIDS death statistics. On pg 17 of the .pdf there is a table. 2005 is the most recent year listed. 2001 - 17,726 2002 - 17,318 2003 - 18,020 2004 - 18,099 2005 - 17,011 http://img.thebody.com/cdc/pdfs/2005SurveillanceReport.pdf
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In general, humans can survive for two to eight weeks without food, depending on stored body fat. Survival without water is usually limited to three or four days. -wikipidia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Human#Diet At least for a week, a human body can survive with water only.
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Suicide is an underdiscussed problem in our society. If you are thinking about it, please talk to someone about it. Here is the most recent data I could find:U.S. Suicide Statistics (2005) Suicide Rates by States and Washington, DC (2005) (Please note that state data can vary dramatically from one y…
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There are many many famous people that have died from aids, but i think one of the most remembered would be Freddie Mercury, who died in 1991.and eze e
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Eazy-E died on March 26, 1995 at the age of 31.
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Answer Running it on the SDS-PAGE and then immunoblotting (Western blotting) for it, you would get 2 bands: ~ 25 kDa band corresponding to the IgG light chain, and ~ 55 kDa band corresponding to the IgG heavy chain. If you don't use SDS-PAGE but rather a very weak detergent, you would most likel…
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Today, people diagnosed with AIDS have a much better prognosis than they did in the past. Specifically, AIDS patients today can be treated with only a few pills per day, along with any medications to treat complications.
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This is a very wide topic as it varies from place to place. In some places it is absolutely forbidden and if found that you have extramarital affairs you could be continuously raped by a variety of people as punishment or even death. Country to culture punishment varies. Unfortunately the percentag…
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An analgesic is a pain neutrilizing drug. NSAIDs such as ibuprofen or opiates such as morphine are different types of analgesics.
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Audio aids can be things that are used that use the senses of the body. They can be used for hearing, sight, smell, touch, and taste. Videos are often one of the biggest audio aids that are used.
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There's no way to tell outwardly. Some men do exhibit stereotypically "gay" behavior or mannerisms, but most gay men actually don't. I am not going to judge that answer above, but there is a few ways to tell is one self is gay...because there are some things that stright guys do not like unlike guy…
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