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2015-05-27 16:27:02

WASHINGTON, May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At a time when new cases of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection are rising and HIV rates have reached epidemic levels in some rural communities, the

2015-05-26 08:32:49

LONDON, May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ViiV Healthcare, Aurobindo Pharma, and the Clinton Health Access Initiative, Inc. (CHAI) announced today that Aurobindo Pharma has

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2015-05-22 12:01:05

Researchers at Vanderbilt University have decided to cheat nature and use a sophisticated computer program called Rosetta in order to design new weapons in the battle against AIDS.

2015-05-20 08:33:08

GENEVA, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- MPP signed 20 licensing agreements last year and is now working with 10 generic manufacturers on more than

2015-05-19 08:37:04

DUBLIN, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/w53csd/global_hiv ) has announced the addition of the "Global HIV

2015-05-18 12:29:16

May 18 is HIV Vaccine Awareness Day HARRISBURG, Pa., May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In observance of HIV Vaccine Awareness Day, Secretary of Health Dr.

2015-05-14 08:37:21

Data from Sangamo's SB-728-T Program for HIV/AIDS Featured in 'Clinical Trials Spotlight' RICHMOND, Calif., May 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Sangamo BioSciences, Inc.

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2015-05-13 00:00:00

The phrase "if you don't practice safe sex you risk getting HIV" should be enough to ensure that people practice safe sex, but for some, it is not.

2015-05-11 16:27:27

LONDON, May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA) in US$ Thousands by


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Sooty Mangabey, Cercocebus atys
2012-06-28 20:49:18

The sooty mangabey (Cercocebus atys) is an Old World Monkey that can be found throughout the area stretching from Senegal to eastern Ghana. Its other common names include the white-naped mangabey, the white-crowned mangabey, and the white-collared mangabey, which causes some confusion with the collared mangabey. There are currently two recognized subspecies of this mangabey, although they can be considered distinct species. The sooty mangabey resides in forests within its range, preferring...

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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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2011-01-26 14:08:59

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), a lentivirus, causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) which is a condition in humans were the immune system begins to fail, leading to life-threatening opportunistic infections. Infection is transferred through bodily fluids where HIV is present as both free virus particles and within infected immune cells. The four most common routes of infection are unsafe sex, contaminated needles, breast milk, and transmission from an infected mother to her...

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2011-01-12 16:27:29

The common cold is a viral disease of the upper respiratory system, caused primarily by rhinoviruses and coronaviruses. Symptoms usually include a cough, sore throat, runny nose, and a fever. There is no known treatment to shorten the duration of the virus yet the cold normally dissipates after 7 to 10 days. It is the most common infectious disease in humans who on average are infected two to four times a year in adults. It can also be called a upper respiratory tract infection. Other...

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2011-01-05 13:01:59

The African Swine Fever virus, ASFV, is a double-stranded DNA virus that replicates in the cytoplasm of infected cells. It can affect most pigs, wild and domesticated, as well as soft ticks. It is the only virus with a DNA genome that is transmitted by arthropods. The virus causes a lethal hemorrhagic disease in domestic pigs which sometimes leads to death in as little as a week. In every other species the virus causes no discernible disease. The virus is endemic to Sub-Saharan Africa...

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Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).