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2011-07-13 05:21:00

NEW YORK, July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Results from two African studies of pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, released today provide clear evidence that the antiretroviral drugs used to treat HIV can also be used to prevent HIV among heterosexual men and women at risk of HIV infection. "These results are tremendously exciting and confirm that we are at pivotal period in the AIDS epidemic," said Mitchell Warren, AVAC executive director. "Antiretroviral (ARV) drugs for HIV...

2011-06-07 18:00:00

International coalition calls for clear actions from world leaders NEW YORK, June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An international coalition of scientists and activists today launched a common platform for ending the AIDS epidemic. Thirty years into the epidemic, as world leaders come together at the United Nations to recommit to a global AIDS response, the broad-based international coalition issued a statement calling for world leaders to support a rational, evidence-based approach to...

2010-08-16 07:45:00

Black Treatment Advocates Network (BTAN) Focuses on Improving Care for Thousands of Black Americans in the U.S. WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J. and LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Black AIDS Institute (The Institute), with support from Merck, announced the launch of the Black Treatment Advocates Network (BTAN). BTAN, the first collaborative Network of its kind, will train and mobilize a team of treatment advocates with a mission to link Black Americans with HIV into...


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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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