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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.

2015-04-02 08:29:52

CHICAGO, April 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Female Health Company (NASDAQ-CM: FHCO) today announced that it expects to report unit sales for the second quarter of FY2015 totaling approximately

2015-04-01 08:31:27

Latest Program Extends Company's Ongoing Commitment to Supporting Underserved Populations in the United States TITUSVILLE, N.J., April 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Janssen Therapeutics, Division

2015-03-31 08:38:42

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

2015-03-25 12:30:16

Uniting to serve southeast Michigan through innovation, shared resources and expertise. DETROIT and YPSILANTI, Mich., March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In order to strengthen

2015-03-25 08:32:00

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

2015-03-12 08:34:02

Supported by a grant from the Elton John AIDS Foundation NEW YORK, March 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Path2Parenthood

2015-03-09 12:26:29

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


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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
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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