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What are some good resources to be found at many local branch libraries about anatomy and physiology of the body?The Body: Rick Sowadsky M.S.P.H., C.D.S, Answers to Safe Sex Questions

What are some good resources to be found at many local branch libraries about anatomy and physiology of the body?Are there any anatomical or physiological resources that anybody can request for no charge from various scientific,...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

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Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question.There is no specific reference book or resource that I can suggest for you. However, if you visit a medical library, you can find many excellent anatomyand physiology reference books for your use. If there is a... Read more »

Is depression a physiological or social phenomenon?

I recently saw the psychiatrist at my provider's office due to some depressive thoughts, and... Read more »


Is it possible to get HIV from puncture by clavicle in a cadaver? Not sure how long the cadaver had... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Survey Shows "Grey's Anatomy" Viewers Gained HIV Knowledge

Many viewers of an episode of ABC's prime-time medical drama "Grey's Anatomy" that included a story about mother-to-child HIV transmission gained awareness of the issue, according to a survey released on Tuesday by the Kaiser Family Foundation , ... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

The Interplay of Aging and HIV

As we age, there are common body changes that often result in physiological vulnerabilities and medical conditions as well as an increased risk of illnesses and diseases. For people with HIV, there is the added complexity of hidden effects from the... Read more »

Françoise Barré-Sinoussi and Luc Montagnier Win Nobel Prize for Discovery of HIV

The Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet has today decided to award The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for 2008 with one half to Harald zur Hausen for his discovery of "human papilloma viruses causing cervical cancer " and the... Read more »
Brown Medical School

HIV Infection Among Women in Prison: Considerations for Care

HIV Has a Woman's Face According to Nelson Mandela, who spoke about the disproportionate burden of HIV infection on women at a recent event in South Africa, the world wide epidemic of HIV is taking on the face of a woman . 1 Due to their status... Read more »
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Perinatal HIV and the thymus

Posted by kitbonner, 1 Reply
Hey guys! Was going all over this site, and was trying to find some information for a report I'm doing for my anatomy/physiology class. Was hoping one (or more!) of you might be able to help me!

Someone raised the question in class today about... Read more »

Check my research please? hiv risk.. no?

Posted by poblly, 2 Replies
Hello. My friend is hiv positive and I am mad at him. Heres why. I held my hand out to give him a "pound" (you know where you make a fist and the other person makes fist and taps yours. Well, I held out my fist and he punched it!! it hurt but I... Read more »

6 week test HIV negative after needle stick from HIV negative patient

Posted by Faith1970, 1 Reply
I pricked my finger after I inserted a 20 gauge IV. The needle did not retract all the way and it pricked my finger through my glove. The patient was tested that day and was negative for HIV, positive for Hep C. I was tested for HIV and Hep C 6... Read more »

my HIV diagnosis was no shock to me

Posted by Anonymous
My HIV diagnosis was no shock to me. I lost a former boyfriend in
1987, and later in life, had another boyfriend who concealed his
positive status well into our relationship. I lived in LA during
1980,... Read more »