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2014-03-05 11:08:15

While a number of strategies can prevent and control HIV transmission and spread, their effective use depends on understanding the sexual networks within and between communities. A paper published in this week's PLOS Medicine reports a detailed analysis with surprising results from the Rakai district in Uganda, one of the most studied areas of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Africa. Mary K. Grabowski, from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, led an international group of scientists...

2014-03-05 08:28:34

NEW YORK, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Growlife Inc. (OTCQB: PHOT) Recent studies have shown that the use of marijuana in medicinal doses can reduce the symptoms and side effects of many illnesses, including joint pain and inflammation, several types of cancers and even Alzheimer's Disease. Glaucoma, eye problems and many other illnesses can all be helped by the use of medical marijuana. Now medical marijuana is providing new hope in the fight against the spread of HIV and AIDS. The...

2014-03-04 23:03:19

Prisons and jails in the United States lack comprehensive programs to provide critical services that link HIV-positive inmates to care after their release, according to a study published in the March issue of the journal Health Affairs. Researchers from Abt Associates and other organizations surveyed medical directors from 50 state prison systems and 40 of the largest jails in the United States to create the first comprehensive look at how U.S. prison and jail programs screen for HIV and...

2014-03-04 13:25:34

A series of papers in the March issue of Health Affairs examines how the Affordable Care Act could affect two sectors of the most vulnerable Americans — those living with HIV/AIDS and people who have recently cycled through jail. The issue features several studies by researchers with the USC Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics, one of the nation's premier policy research centers dedicated to promoting health and value in healthcare delivery through innovative research and...

2014-02-27 23:34:10

The elite dating website for people with sexually transmitted diseases, PositiveSingles, has announced the results for its latest Hot Topic. This month’s Hot Topic was about deception and how the members acquired their STIs. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Each month, PositiveSingles.com submits a question on the Hot Topic page of its website, inviting the members to discuss the topic. This month, the topic that was posed to the group was how do the members feel about the...

2014-02-26 23:34:09

Thousands of STD infected singles flocked to PositiveSingles.com during the week of Valentine’s Day. Young people aged 20 to 25 were the major part. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 According to the data of PositiveSingles.com on Feb.20, 2014, thousands of STD infected single people registered on PositiveSingles.com during the week of Valentine’s Day to find their love and happiness. Compared to the number of new members last Christmas, there was a sharp increase this year...

2014-02-24 08:27:15

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirenas Marine Discovery (SMD), an innovative drug discovery and early stage development company based in San Diego, announces today that it has been awarded a Phase I Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant totaling $291,941 by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID), to further develop a breakthrough HIV small molecule therapeutic. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130925/MM86938LOGO) "We are...

2014-02-23 23:01:19

PositiveSingles.com survey found that the average personal cost is around $8,500 - $9,500 per year, which is higher than the results published by CDC on the 15th February 2013. Los Angeles California (PRWEB) February 23, 2014 PositiveSingles.com, the number one community for STD dating and support, randomly asked 10,000 of its members from the United States on Feb.20 to learn how much STD cost infected people for treatment per year. According to the results, the average personal cost is...

2014-02-21 11:43:29

Analysis carried out by an academic at Royal Holloway, University of London has revealed that younger people, men and those without children are more likely to stop attending clinics for HIV treatment in South Africa. Dr Michael Evangeli, from the Department of Psychology at Royal Holloway, worked alongside colleagues at the University of Southampton and the University of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa. The academics used data collected in a study, which is published in the journal PLOS ONE,...

2014-02-20 20:24:09

Helping Thousands of Small Businesses in Southern Africa to Cope with the Economic Impact of HIV/AIDS WASHINGTON, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International Executive Service Corps (IESC) is celebrating the 10(th) anniversary of the successful BizAIDS program set up in Zambia in 2004 by IESC, through U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) funding, to help small businesses and local communities mitigate the impact of HIV/AIDS. BizAIDS continues today in Zambia under the...


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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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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