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(NSSE) documents dimensions of quality in undergraduate education and provides information and assistance to institutions and other organizations to improve student learning. Its primary activity is annually surveying college students to assess the extent to which they engage in educational practices associated with high levels of learning and personal(More)
BACKGROUND HIV antiretroviral therapy (ART) is often managed without routine laboratory monitoring in Africa; however, the effect of this approach is unknown. This trial investigated whether routine toxicity and efficacy monitoring of HIV-infected patients receiving ART had an important long-term effect on clinical outcomes in Africa. METHODS In this(More)
BACKGROUND Retroviral involvement in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) has been suspected for several years since the recognition that both murine and human retroviruses can cause ALS-like syndromes. Nonquantitative studies have demonstrated the retroviral enzyme reverse transcriptase (RT) in ALS patients' sera, but the amount and source of RT activity(More)
Viruses encode suppressors of cell death to block intrinsic and extrinsic host-initiated death pathways that reduce viral yield as well as control the termination of infection. Cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection terminates by a caspase-independent cell fragmentation process after an extended period of continuous virus production. The viral(More)
]. "Increasing diversity of Americans' faiths alongside Baby Boomers' aging: implications for chaplain intervention in health settings." Journal of Health Care Chaplaincy 16, no. 1 (Jan 2009): 24-41. This article includes case studies illustrating possibilities for the chaplain's role at the bedside in the face of diversity and presents the basics of a new(More)
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