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2015-02-04 20:22:27

Fulton County Department of Health & Wellness launches new HIV/AIDS campaign at annual National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day event ATLANTA, Feb.

2015-02-04 12:26:12

Initial Investment to Help Research, Identify and Apply Innovative Solutions in Baltimore, Maryland and Jackson, Mississippi - Two of the Cities Hardest Hit by HIV/AIDS RESEARCH TRIANGLE

2015-02-03 23:00:22

Author, nurse assistant Josefina Guardia compiles stories of friends, patients in new book, ‘Living Hell’ HOLDER, Fla.

2015-02-03 16:26:03

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The scientific evidence is clear.

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2015-02-03 12:56:46

While new treatments have proven successful at suppressing HIV infection, they have thus far been unable to eliminate it due to the fact that they cannot attack the virus as it hides dormant in the cells of a person’s immune system.

2015-02-02 04:21:00

PARIS, February 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ABX464's innovative mechanism of action could produce a long lasting reduction in the

2015-01-29 16:28:05

Combined Fixed-Dose Tablet of Darunavir and Cobicistat Can Help Reduce Number of Pills in a Combination Antiretroviral Treatment Regimen TITUSVILLE, N.J., Jan.

2015-01-29 12:30:09

NEW YORK, Jan. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- On January 31, 2015, at 5:00 P.M.


Latest HIV Reference Libraries

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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typomania
  • A mania for the use of printing-types; a strong propensity to write for publication.
The word 'typomania' comes from Greek roots meaning 'type' and 'madness'.