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AIDS Activists Stage April Fools' Day Demonstration at Gov.'s NYC Office NEW YORK, March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ACT UP New York will be holding a protest and press conference on
Uniting to serve southeast Michigan through innovation, shared resources and expertise. DETROIT and YPSILANTI, Mich., March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In order to strengthen
TORONTO, March 25, 2015 /CNW/ - The Gairdner Foundation is pleased to announce the winners of the 2015 Canada Gairdner Awards, recognizing some of the most significant medical discoveries from around
Supported by a grant from the Elton John AIDS Foundation NEW YORK, March 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Path2Parenthood
TUCSON, Ariz., March 9, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite vicious personal attacks on scientists who challenge the hypothesis that HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) is the cause of AIDS, questioning
JOHANNESBURG, March 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Vital Voices Global Partnership and Bank of America today launched a weeklong initiative in Johannesburg, South Africa, connecting women leaders from sub-Saharan
LONDON, March 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- To mark International Women's Day (March 8, 2015), Women for Positive Action has launched a practical and informative new educational
Get Tested Coachella Valley, a regional public health campaign aimed at ending the spread of HIV through routine testing, is spearheading a new approach to effectively connect and engage with
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.
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
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...
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...
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...
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...
- Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
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