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2013-11-27 15:18:10

An analysis indicates that the prevalence of undiagnosed human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection among state prison entrants in North Carolina was low, at 0.09 percent, according to a study appearing in the November 27 issue of JAMA. "A substantial proportion of individuals infected with the human immunodeficiency virus in the United States enter a correctional facility annually. Therefore, incarceration presents an opportunity for HIV detection. Even though many states have adopted...

2013-11-27 13:22:49

Long-term (24-month) supplementation with multivitamins plus selenium for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected patients in Botswana in the early stages of disease who had not received antiretroviral therapy delayed time to HIV disease progression, was safe and reduced the risk of immune decline and illness, according to a study appearing in the November 27 issue of JAMA. "Micronutrient deficiencies, known to influence immune function, are prevalent even before the development of...

2013-11-26 23:30:17

PositiveSingles.com, the world's best, largest and completely anonymous STD dating site, have listened to their members and have decided to add Group Chat in the live chat room so that members can discuss interesting topics with their friends and enjoy the group fun. Los Angeles (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 The number one dating site in the world for people living with HIV/AIDS announced this month that their website would be upgraded and receive a make-over to make the experience for...

2013-11-26 16:29:56

Taking pictures empowers women to realize their strengths and move beyond their illness, MU researcher finds Having human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), the virus that causes AIDS, can create many challenges for individuals physically, socially and emotionally. A University of Missouri researcher found that participating in photovoice, a process by which individuals document their lives by taking pictures, empowered women living with HIV to realize their strengths in the midst of their...

2013-11-26 13:47:08

Study proposes new benchmarks for clinical treatment of HIV People with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) run a higher risk of virologic failure than previously thought, even when their number of RNA copies of the retrovirus per millilitre of blood is slightly above the detection threshold, according to a study by Claudie Laprise at the University of Montreal's Department of Social and Preventative Medicine. Her findings were published in Clinical Infectious Diseases. The study was...

2013-11-26 12:26:39

WASHINGTON, Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To mark World AIDS Day 2013 on Dec. 1, the U.S. Census Bureau is releasing today two data visualizations that depict the impact that HIV/AIDS has made on the population of 10 countries in sub-Saharan Africa. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131126/DC24068-INFO-a) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131126/DC24068-INFO-b) The Census Bureau estimates and projects population numbers, population growth rate,...

2013-11-26 10:40:27

A large-scale study, led by Oxford University, has identified that government grants in Southern Africa can reduce major HIV risks for teenage girls. Their findings are published in the journal, The Lancet Global Health. The researchers say that half of all new HIV infections in sub-Saharan Africa are among young people, and girls are two to three times more likely to be infected than boys. One of the major causes is 'sugar daddies': older boyfriends who give food, money or pay for school...

2013-11-26 08:28:22

Nearly Half of Adults Living with HIV Are Women Who Face Unique Challenges Throughout Every Stage of Life NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In advance of World AIDS Day on December 1, 2013, AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) today announced the launch of See Us: Women Take a Stand on HIV, an international awareness campaign focused on helping to address the unique challenges faced by women living with HIV. The campaign is being launched in collaboration with an expert steering...

2013-11-25 23:32:31

World AIDS Day is one of the most important days in the calendar, it is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV and help raise awareness and raise money to find a cure. Los Angeles (PRWEB) November 24, 2013 PositiveSingles.com, which has created a safe online dating site for people living with HIV / AIDS for over ten years to find support and love, is calling on their members to help make World AIDS Day a day to remember. World AIDS Day is one of the most...

2013-11-25 23:24:14

Trojan Charged Condoms are now available on Condomania.com’s webstore, the leading online condom retailer recently announced. Troy, MI (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 Trojan Charged Condoms are now available on Condomania.com’s webstore, the leading online condom retailer recently announced. Trojan Charged Condoms are made for couples looking for an exciting alternative to a traditional condom, and feature an intensified lubricant with a relaxed head shape that allows for a more natural...


Latest HIV/AIDS Reference Libraries

Sooty Mangabey, Cercocebus atys
2014-04-17 14:17:40

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...

Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes
2012-05-16 12:01:26

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
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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