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2015-01-05 12:23:52

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Immune Therapeutics Inc.

primate research
2015-01-03 14:31:41

Research into the use of HIV vaccines in primates has discovered that the vaccines can “backfire” and result in even higher rates of infection.

2014-12-31 08:23:32

JOHANNESBURG and PITTSBURGH, Dec. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mylan Inc.

hearing loss
2014-12-29 14:15:24

Adult men and women who have contracted the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) could experience hearing issues as a result of the pathogen, according to new research published Friday in the online edition of JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery.

2014-12-29 08:24:12

CORK, Ireland, December 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Two Companies to also Collaborate on the Further Development of Complera(R), Marketed

2014-12-29 08:23:38

Quantitative Test for Rapid Measurement of the HIV-1 Viral Load in Plasma Delivers Individual Results in About 90 Minutes SUNNYVALE, Calif. and GENEVA, Dec.

blood donor
2014-12-24 07:05:24

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is recommending a new policy which would allow gay men to donate blood provided they have not been sexually active for at least a year.

2014-12-22 23:01:00

Using modified human stem cells, a team of UC Davis scientists has developed an improved gene therapy strategy that in animal models shows promise as a functional cure for the human immunodeficiency

2014-12-19 23:03:54

“Accreditation of quality control laboratories is a key component in ensuring the quality of condoms used in HIV/AIDS control programs, a critical prevention element in a comprehensive, effective


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
gawf
  • In costermongers' slang, a cheap red-skinned apple, which is rubbed hard with a cloth to give it the appearance and feeling of an apple of superior quality.
The origin of the word 'gawf' is obscure, but may come from the phrase 'go for more'.