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2015-04-07 23:03:21

The next-generation female condom project (wearable/wireless tech) is launched by the American design firm IXu and its new private partner.

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 23:03:09

The recent HIV outbreak in Indiana, the worst in the state’s history, has led Governor Mike Pence to declare the outbreak a public health emergency.

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 23:13:41

Payton Hovey, a 16 Year Old High School Student from the United States, Shares Her Recent Experience of Helping Children at an HIV Orphanage in Ecuador, South America. Vancouver,

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

2015-03-24 20:23:44

LONDON, March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Executive Summary--Vaccines are a class of biologics administered to prevent infectious diseases and reduce mortality and morbidity.


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
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.