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2014-12-19 23:03:54

“Accreditation of quality control laboratories is a key component in ensuring the quality of condoms used in HIV/AIDS control programs, a critical prevention element in a comprehensive, effective

2014-12-19 23:02:12

International team of scientists led by Union Square Medical Associates finds evidence for sexual transmission. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) December 19,

2014-12-18 23:06:43

On Dec. 22, from 1pm to 6pm, Computer Systems Institute is offering students free screenings for HIV/AIDS at the Chicago CSI campus.

2014-12-16 08:30:59

EJAF's grant disbursements for 2014 total $6.857 million NEW YORK, Dec.

2014-12-15 12:25:31

Statement from Charles Lyons, President and CEO, Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation WASHINGTON, Dec.

2014-12-11 08:28:13

SMITHS FALLS, ON, Dec.

2014-12-09 08:28:49

CLIA waiver expands screening opportunities, enabling healthcare providers to quickly and accurately diagnose HIV infection and initiate treatment WALTHAM, Mass., Dec.

2014-12-08 23:04:30

The FCAA annual resource tracking report, which was launched today at the FCAA 2014 AIDS Philanthropy Summit, is the most comprehensive study of its kind, capturing data on 8,986 grants awarded

2014-12-08 08:30:43

KIGALI, Rwanda, Dec. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Being diagnosed with the HIV/AIDS virus shattered her dreams and hopes to live a full healthy life.

2014-12-04 12:27:42

LONDON and PITTSBURGH, Dec. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL) today announced that its subsidiary Mylan Laboratories Limited has received tentative approval from the U.S.


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
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.