2006 Vol.8 No.1 English
FEATURE PAPERS : HIV/AIDS IN ASIA
HIV and Men Who Have Sex with Men in China : the Potential for a Rapid Increase in Infection
India, Re-Orient in AIDS Epidemic
HIV/AIDS in Viet Nam, Present and Future
ORIGINAL RESEARCH REPORT
Elevated Serum Levels of RCAS 1 Are Associated with a Poor Recovery of the CD4＋ T Cell Count after ART in HIV-1-infected Patients
Objective : RCAS+ (receptor-binding cancer antigen expressed on SiSo cells) is an apoptosisassociated protein that induces apoptosis in activated T-cells. The aim of this study is to investigate the role of RCAS+ in HIV-+ infection.
Prevalence of Depression among HIV-infected Persons
Introduction : There have been a variety of reports in the U.S. and Europe on the relationship between depression and HIV infection, including the e#ects of depression on disease progress and mortality rates, but the results have been inconclusive….
Place of Residence and Referred Medical Institutions of HIV/AIDS Patients in the Kinki District Core Model Hospital for AIDS Treatment
Objective : For patients with HIV/AIDS who visited the Kinki district core model hospital for AIDS treatment (Osaka National Hospital (ONH), located in Osaka Prefecture), the place of residence, the medical institutions they were referred to for treatment and change of the hospital were investigated.
Cognition and Coping by HIV Positive People with Work―An Analysis of Their Illness Experiences―
Objective : By paying attention to the work of people with HIV/AIDS, important side of their living, this study is to analyze cognitions, copings and their factors on the work.
HIV/AIDS Studies on MSM (Men who have Sex with Men) from the Perspective of Cultural Anthropology
IMPRESSION OF CONGRESS
Report of The 19th Congress of The Japanese Society for AIDS Research