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This Research Guide covers medical, social, and political aspects of
Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS). It includes resources that
address the symptoms, transmission, and demographics of the disease as
well as societal attitudes about it.
Find background information on your research topic.
- AIDS Basics
This page was created by the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine. Here you will find answers to common questions about HIV/AIDS.
HIV/AIDS information from the Federal government about prevention, testing, treatment, research, and using new media in response to HIV/AIDS.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services hosts this Web site, providing guidelines for the treatment and prevention of HIV/AIDS, information about drugs and vaccines, clinical trials, and a list of Internet links for further information.
- Credo Reference
A collection of 100 reference tools that may be searched collectively or individually. It includes encyclopedias, dictionaries, atlases, statistical sources, biographical tools, thesauri, books of quotations, image collections, and more.
- In Their Own Words
The National Institute of Health tracks the early years of HIV/AIDS research. The site has a transcripts section where one can find interview transcripts of NIH researchers, an image and document archive, a historical timeline, and other Internet links.
- The Body
The Body is an award winning site and a service of Body Health Resources Corporation. Information categories include: AIDS Basics and Prevention, Quality of Life issues, Government policy and advocacy, and a specific section for the recently diagnosed.
- The HIV Knowledge Base
The HIV Knowledge Base is a comprehensive, on-line textbook on HIV disease from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and the San Francisco General Hospital (SFGH).