This book takes a holistic approach to the prevention and control of infectious diseases from enteric pathogens, covering different concepts and approaches to address these challenging diseases, with special emphasis on HIV and AIDS. It examines several different approaches, such as ayurvedic, bioinformatic, and fungal- and metal-based treatment of diseases in the first section. The remaining chapters fully focus on various approaches specifically to HIV and AIDS, one of the most challenging infectious disease known to mankind. The book also discusses recent trends in HIV and AIDS research, ongoing treatments, case studies, and major achievements.
Preface. The Ayurvedic Treatment of Neurodegenerative Diseases. Alternative and Complementary Medicine in Treating Fungal Dermatophytic Infections. In Vivo Suppression of Solid Ehrlich Cancer via Ag and Co/Ag Mediated PTT. Integrating Bioinformatics in Alternative Medicine Practice: An Insight. Recent Advances in HIV/AIDS. Analysis of a Simple HIV/TB Coinfection Model with the Effect of Screening. Status and Trends of HIV Among High Risk Groups and Antenatal Women in India: Estimates from Sentinel Surveillance and NFHS-3. Care and Support to People Living with HIV/AIDS (PLHIV) Through Community Care Centre (CCC) Approach in India. Opportunistic Infections in HIV/AIDS: An Overview. Relationship Between Psycho-Spiritual Well-Being and Physical-Illness Behavior in HIV Seropositive Individuals. Advances in the Understanding and Treatment of Children with Cancer and HIV Infection. Comparative Pharmacokinetics for Optimizing ART. Index.