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discordant couple

discordant couple  n.— «In the discordant couple phenomenon, one partner is HIV-positive, while the other remains negative, even as they continue to live together as man and wife or simply maintain a long-term relations.» —“Aids...

katastroika

katastroika  n.— «The threats in the region from AIDS and other epidemics are potentially dire. Prophecies are always hazardous, but in the former Soviet Bloc, the outlook for the next few decades is perhaps best characterized by a Russian...

liver

liver  n.— «Several women do not have the “liver” in local parlance, to insist that their partners or husbands use condoms.» —“Microbicides: Giving Women Power Over Aids” by Victoria Ibanga Daily...

hierarchical dualism

hierarchical dualism  n.— «While English teachers regularly deal with disadvantaged groups in the classroom, homosexuality and AIDS were largely ignored. To remedy this situation, she said (in the jargon much loved by educrats): “I...

maconha

maconha  n.— «Está provado. Os efeitos medicinais da maconha beneficiam pacientes de câncer, Aids, glaucoma e esclerose múltipla. Mas os médicos do mundo inteiro se vêem num dilema crucial.» —“Quando a...