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This World AIDS Day, the United Methodist Global AIDS Fund (UMGAF) Committee invites all who are interested in helping a child be born free from HIV/AIDS to support the “Countdown to Zero: Just
Trial will evaluate if a daily dose of the statin, pitavastatin, can reduce the elevated risk of cardiovascular disease in this patient population MONTGOMERY, Ala., Oct.
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Elton John AIDS Foundation leaders to discuss PEPFAR collaboration with Kerry?, Receive award and announce grant to the Human Rights Campaign? NEW YORK, Oct.
International conference in Cape Town attracts world-class research from Canada WINNIPEG, Oct.
Breakthrough timely Infectious Disease Protection Tourniquet amidst Ebola & HIV/AIDS Landscape MILWAUKEE, Oct.
IRVINE, Calif., Oct 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Antigen Discovery Inc.
OWNERS PARTNER WITH PUBLIC HEALTH OFFICIALS TO BUILD HEALTHIER ONLINE COMMUNITIES SAN FRANCISCO, Oct.
Positive Action Southern Initiative Commitment Continues with New Grants Awarded to Seven Organizations, Bringing Total Funding for Grassroots Projects to More than 2.8 Million to Date RESEARCH
The Sooty Mangabey (Cercocebus atys) is an Old World monkey located in forests from Senegal east to Ghana. While overall rated as Vulnerable, the eastern race, lunulatus, known also as the White-Crowned, White-Naped, or White-Collared Mangabey, is considered to be Endangered by the IUCN Red List. They Sooty Mangabey reside in both old growth and secondary forests in addition to flooded, dry, swamp, mangrove, and gallery forests. The primate is arboreal and diurnal. They are omnivores whose...
The Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes is a peer-reviewed medical journal established in 1988 and is currently published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. The journal was renamed ‘Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes and Human Retrovirology’ in 1995, and then returned to its original title in 1999. The journal was the official publication of the International Retrovirology Association until 2000. This journal covers aspects of research in HIV/AIDS, including...
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...
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