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2015-05-22 12:01:05

Researchers at Vanderbilt University have decided to cheat nature and use a sophisticated computer program called Rosetta in order to design new weapons in the battle against AIDS.

2015-05-21 16:30:20

SAN FRANCISCO, May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pedro Zamora Young Leaders Scholarship Program is now accepting applications from students interested in applying for Fall 2015/Spring 2016 scholarships.

2015-05-19 23:06:54

New results from the National Health and Wellness Survey show that although overall impairment is 15 percent for the U.S.

2015-05-19 08:37:04

DUBLIN, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/w53csd/global_hiv ) has announced the addition of the "Global HIV

2015-05-18 12:29:16

May 18 is HIV Vaccine Awareness Day HARRISBURG, Pa., May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In observance of HIV Vaccine Awareness Day, Secretary of Health Dr.

2015-05-14 16:21:52

Gala Commemorates 25th Anniversary of the Latino Commission on AIDS NEW YORK, May 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines will receive the prestigious Business Leadership Award from

2015-05-14 08:37:21

Data from Sangamo's SB-728-T Program for HIV/AIDS Featured in 'Clinical Trials Spotlight' RICHMOND, Calif., May 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Sangamo BioSciences, Inc.

2015-05-13 08:32:54

GENEVA, May 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Kenes Group Ltd., a leading Professional Conference Organizer (PCO) and Association Management company, today announced its recent

2015-05-11 12:31:41

Monday shows promise in testing and treatment of HIV NEW YORK, May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The peak time for seeking information on topics related to HIV, such as prevention

2015-05-11 08:31:13

Expanded Policy will Increase Access for Darunavir Pediatric Formulations in 128 Resource-Limited Countries RARITAN, N.J., May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson & Johnson today


Latest AIDS Reference Libraries

AIDS
2012-05-07 07:38:24

AIDS is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published 18 times yearly by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, London, UK. It was established in 1987 and is the official journal of the International AIDS Society. It covers all aspects of HIV and AIDS research, including basic science, clinical trials, epidemiology, and social science. As of May 2012, the editor-in-chief is Jay A. Levy. AIDS has been cited as the most read journal in its area of science and has the highest impact of all...

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2011-02-23 20:58:48

Simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV), also known as African Green Monkey virus, is a retrovirus able to infect at least 33 species of African primates. SIV has been present in monkeys and apes for at least 32,000 years, probably longer. Strains from two of these primate species have crossed the barriers into humans resulting in HIV-2 and HIV-1. Contraction involves contact with the blood of chimps that are often hunted for bushmeat in Africa. SIV infections appear in many cases to be...

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2011-02-17 15:06:48

Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus (KSHV) one of seven currently known human cancer virus, is also the eighth human herpesvirus. Kaposi's sarcoma, caused by the virus, is common in AIDS patients, primary effusion lymphoma, and some types of multicentric Castelman's disease. Moritz Kaposi discovered the blood vessel tumor, in 1872, which would eventually be names Kaposi's sarcoma. It was originally though that KS was of Jewish and Mediterranean origins until it was found to be common...

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2011-01-26 14:08:59

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), a lentivirus, causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) which is a condition in humans were the immune system begins to fail, leading to life-threatening opportunistic infections. Infection is transferred through bodily fluids where HIV is present as both free virus particles and within infected immune cells. The four most common routes of infection are unsafe sex, contaminated needles, breast milk, and transmission from an infected mother to her...

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Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.