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2015-04-27 23:02:35

American University Researchers Contribute to HIV/AIDS Prevention & Care Washington, D.C.

2015-04-21 08:37:01

Relay to benefit and raise awareness for Canadians and people worldwide living with HIV/AIDS ST.

2015-04-16 08:30:54

Qualitative 90-Minute Test Enables Early HIV Detection in High-Risk and Pediatric Patients SUNNYVALE, Calif.

2015-04-13 04:21:30

PARIS, April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Novel mechanism of action - prevention of viral RNA exit from nucleus of infected cells - associated to unique anti-viral properties

2015-04-10 12:31:08

April 10 is National Youth HIV and AIDS Awareness Day HARRISBURG, Pa., April 10, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In observance of National Youth HIV and AIDS Awareness Day, Acting

2015-04-09 23:09:43

Baseball team the Oakland A's made local history by announcing their first every LGBTQ pride night which will be occurring on June 17, 2015.

2015-04-08 23:11:28

Ryan White's legacy is remembered at The Children's Museum of Indianapolis in a recreated bedroom with his personal belongings and celebrity memorabilia.

2015-04-08 08:26:29

LONDON, April 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- SummaryThe leading business intelligence provider GBI Research has released its latest research report, entitled,'HIV Therapeutics in

2015-04-06 23:04:51

Advocates for Youth Joins Call to President for Young People to be Included the National HIV/AIDS Strategy. U.S.


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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
dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.