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Gorillas
2015-03-04 09:21:54

Two of the four known groups of HIV strains that affect humans originated in western lowland gorillas in Africa, researchers from the University of Pennsylvania report in the March 2 edition of the peer-reviewed journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

2015-03-03 08:36:02

With lead investment from Puffin Partners, the Ontario, Canada-based company is taking lifesaving blood-testing technology to low- and middle-income countries TORONTO, March 3, 2015

2015-03-02 08:32:02

The Alere q is a revolutionary new platform designed to enable point-of-care access to a suite of molecular assays WALTHAM, Mass., March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Alere Inc.

2015-02-26 08:31:39

Data Demonstrate Cytoxan Preconditioning Combined with CD4/CD8 ZFN-modified T-cell Product Reduces Viral Load to Limit of Quantification in One Subject of Three; Delays Onset of Viremia in Another

2015-02-25 04:22:23

DALLAS, February 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com adds "Human Papillomavirus Infections Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014" to its store.

2015-02-24 04:22:34

GENEVA, February 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Company joins five other MPP patent holders in efforts to improve HIV paediatric

2015-02-23 16:30:05

HIVContinuum.org Visualizes the HIV Treatment Cascade in Five Heavily Impacted U.S. Cities to Help Address Health Disparities ATLANTA, Feb.

2015-02-23 08:28:05

PITTSBURGH and HYDERABAD, India, Feb. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Mylan Inc.


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
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.