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Human genetic diversity and HIV

Julian C. Knight

in Human Genetic Diversity: Functional Consequences for Health and Disease

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199227693
eISBN:
9780191711015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199227693.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology

Human genetic variation modulates susceptibility to infection with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and progression to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) through diverse mechanisms ... More


Social Support and Mortality from Specific Diseases

Bert N. Uchino

in Social Support and Physical Health: Understanding the Health Consequences of Relationships

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300102185
eISBN:
9780300127980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300102185.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

This chapter discusses the ways in which social support may influence health outcomes. It evaluates studies that have looked at mortality from specific diseases such as cardiovascular disease, ... More


Introduction

Peter Piot

in AIDS Between Science and Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166263
eISBN:
9780231538770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166263.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This introductory chapter begins with a brief overview of the book, which is based on ten lectures in the “Knowledge against Poverty” series at the Collège de France in Paris from 2009 to 2010. The ... More


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