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2014-01-06 23:22:57

In response to an article published by HealthDay, Gabriel Pediatrics discusses the decrease in pediatric AIDS in the United States. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 06, 2014 Gabriel Pediatrics, a NY-based comprehensive pediatric care practice, responds to an article published by HealthDay on December 24th, which reports that the current state of pediatric AIDS has decreased substantially over recent years. According to the article published by HealthDay titled “Big Strides in Battle Against...

2013-12-30 23:23:02

PositiveSingles.com, the premier dating site for singles with sexually transmitted diseases, has revealed that nothing is more important to its members on Christmas than spending time with other members online. Most members have no one to celebrate with other than their friends on PositiveSingles. Los Angeles California (PRWEB) December 30, 2013 The administration of the STD dating site, PositiveSingles.com, complied data regarding the way its members celebrate, or pass the time, on the...

Iowa State AIDS Researcher Admits To Falsifying Study Findings, Fraud
2013-12-27 09:36:40

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online With countless lives depending on their work, it seems unthinkable that AIDS researchers might falsify their work. However, that’s just what Iowa State University assistant professor Dong-Pyou Han has admitted to, according to federal documents released on Monday. The Iowa State professor’s AIDS research project had been awarded $19 million in federal grants over the past several years, according to the Des Moines Register. Han...

2013-12-26 23:02:57

Recently, PositiveSingles.com started a hot topic about whether people who are living with herpes should use condoms or not. 61 percent of people said that condoms make things safer, while others thought people can get infected even wearing condoms. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) December 26, 2013 PositiveSingles.com, which is an online STD dating site, started a new topic on its site. The topic went like this:“If you have herpes and are in a long term monogamous relationship, would...

2013-12-23 23:00:23

Favorite adult gifts now available with free shipping at Condomania.com. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 America’s favorite adult gifts are now available on Condomania.com’s webstore, the website for America’s first condom store. Adult gifts and presents have been a favorite during this holiday season due to their ability to reenergize and add excitement one’s sex life, and include things to enhance the natural pleasure of sex, such as novelty and premium condoms, to sex...

Scientists Discover How Immune Cells Die During HIV Infection And Identify Potential Drug To Block AIDS
2013-12-20 13:04:27

Gladstone Institutes Research led by scientists at the Gladstone Institutes has identified the precise chain of molecular events in the human body that drives the death of most of the immune system's CD4 T cells as an HIV infection leads to AIDS. Further, they have identified an existing anti-inflammatory drug that in laboratory tests blocks the death of these cells—and now are planning a Phase 2 clinical trial to determine if this drug or a similar drug can prevent HIV-infected people...

2013-12-19 23:27:23

An appreciative member of PositiveSingles.com is prolifically spreading the word about how great the community is at the dating site. He is especially concerned with the people in his country who are inflicted with STDs and wants to ensure they also benefit from the lovingly supportive community at Positivesingles. Los Angeles California (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 PostiveSingles.com is happy when its members are happy, and the popular dating website for singles who have sexually...

2013-12-19 23:20:37

The Elton John AIDS Foundation has awarded the School of Public Health at Georgia State University a $50,000 grant to support training of ex-offenders to work with high-risk populations affected by HIV/AIDS. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 The Elton John AIDS Foundation has awarded the School of Public Health at Georgia State University a $50,000 grant to support training of ex-offenders to work with high-risk populations affected by HIV/AIDS. As a result, neighborhoods in metro...

2013-12-19 11:56:14

University of Minnesota researchers have discovered a first-of-its-kind series of compounds possessing anti-human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) activity. The compounds present a new target for potential HIV drug development and future treatment options. Complete findings are printed in today's issue of the Journal of Virology. The compounds, known as ribonucleoside analogs 8-azaadenosine, formycin A, 3-deazauridine, 5-fluorocytidine and 2'-C-methylcytidine, were found to stop 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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Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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