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Issue No. 26 | November 4, 2016

News and Features

AIDSinfo Releases New Consumer Fact Sheets

AIDSinfo recently added two new fact sheets to our collection of consumer education materials.

HIV and Mental Health
If you are living with HIV, it’s important to pay attention to both your physical and mental health. Our fact sheet provides information on how people with HIV can take care of their mental health.

What is a Latent HIV Reservoir?
A latent HIV reservoir is a group of immune cells in the body that are infected with HIV but are not actively producing new HIV. Read our fact sheet to learn how researchers are working to clear out latent reservoirs.

Visit infoSIDA to view the fact sheets in Spanish.

National Network of Libraries of Medicine Hosts Webinar on HIV/AIDS Resources

More than 1.2 million people in the United States are living with HIV. People with HIV and health care professionals alike need access to the latest information on HIV/AIDS in order to improve the research, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of this disease. Join the National Library of Medicine (NLM) for a webinar highlighting two NLM HIV/AIDS resources: AIDSinfo and AIDSource. AIDSinfo and AIDSource feature information from both federal and nonfederal sources, and include medical practice guidelines, clinical trials, statistics, mobile apps, and more! These resources are useful for health professionals, researchers, educators, and the general public.

The webinar will take place on Wednesday, November 30, at 3:00 p.m. ET.

Guest speakers include:
Andrew Plumer, NLM, Specialized Information Services Division
Allie McDougall and Jean-Paul Rock, AIDSinfo

Registration is required to view this webinar. Click here for information on how to register.