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2014-09-26 23:05:37

Will offer training and technical assistance to help Ryan White-funded HIV organizations navigate changing health care landscape Boston, MA (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 The Fenway Institute, AIDS United, and the AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin have announced a new HRSA-funded training and technical assistance resource for Ryan White-funded AIDS service organizations and community-based organizations. The National Center for Innovation in HIV Care provides free training and technical...

2014-09-25 20:22:31

Program expands access to care supporting the Diagnostics Access Initiative PLEASANTON, Calif., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced today the launch of a new Global Access Program for HIV viral load testing, created in partnership with the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI), the President's Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and the Global Fund to fight AIDS, TB & Malaria,...

2014-09-25 12:30:25

Most Are Unaware of New Prevention Options, Such as PrEP, or Current Treatment Recommendations MENLO PARK, Calif., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than thirty years into the HIV/AIDS epidemic, and at a time when infections among gay and bisexual men are on the rise in the U.S., a new national survey of gay and bisexual men by the Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) finds that though HIV/AIDS is named as the number one health issue facing their population, a majority (56%)...

2014-09-25 08:26:56

GENEVA, September 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MPP signs sub-licences with six generic manufacturers for the development of Phase III drug Tenofovir Alafenamide Two months after signing a licence with Gilead Sciences, Inc. for the company's novel investigational medicine tenofovir alafenamide (TAF), MPP announced six new sub-licences with Aurobindo, Cipla, Desano, Emcure, Hetero Labs and Laurus Labs to allow generic manufacture of TAF for...

2014-09-23 12:30:51

100,000 HIV/Syphilis Duo Rapid Tests Donated to African First Ladies to Launch OAFLA's Push to Eliminate Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV and Syphilis in Their Countries NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Representatives from the Organisation of African First Ladies Against HIV/AIDS, UNAIDS, the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) and Alere (NYSE: ALR), the world leader in rapid HIV screening and diagnostics products, today called for intensified efforts to...

2014-09-23 12:29:35

Powerful Personal Videos Reveal the Impact of HIV And Urge Others to #SpeakOutHIV MENLO PARK, Calif., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Twenty-five young gay men get real about HIV as part of #SpeakOutHIV, a campaign from Greater Than AIDS. The group is encouraging people to break the silence around HIV on social media in the two weeks between National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (September 27) and National Coming Out Day (October 11). Anchored by a series of powerful...

2014-09-23 08:31:19

Point-of-care CD4 analysis system tailored to meet the needs of resource-limited settings SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BD Biosciences, a segment of BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, today announced that the World Health Organization (WHO) has issued a report prequalifying the BD FACSPresto(TM) Near-Patient CD4 Counter system for the enumeration of CD4 count to determine eligibility for initiation of...

2014-09-22 16:21:20

Company to Provide Services in Support of HIV/AIDS Prevention Programs RESTON, Va., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a national security, health, and engineering solutions company, was awarded a prime contract by the Naval Medical Logistics Command (NMLC) to provide services in support of the Naval Health Research Center's (NHRC), Department of Defense (DoD), HIV/AIDS Prevention Program (DHAPP). The single-award cost-plus fixed-fee contract has a one-year base...

2014-09-17 08:28:44

New Treatment Option Combining Protease Inhibitor and Boosting Agent Reduces the Number of Pills Required to Manage HIV TORONTO, Sept. 17, 2014 /CNW/ - Janssen Inc. announced today that PREZCOBIX(TM) (darunavir/cobicistat), a once-daily, oral medication for the treatment of HIV infection in combination with other antiretroviral agents, is now available in Canada.(1) It is the first HIV treatment option available to patients that provides boosted darunavir in a single tablet. "We...

2014-09-17 08:24:28

WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the eve of National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day, HIV-Age.org today announced the addition of a first-person narrative by Olympian star Greg Louganis on his personal experience of aging with HIV. Louganis was diagnosed with HIV in 1988, just six months before his second triumphant appearance at the Olympic Games. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140916/146590 Mr. Louganis celebrates his unexpected longevity in his...


Latest AIDS Reference Libraries

AIDS
2012-05-07 07:38:24

AIDS is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published 18 times yearly by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, London, UK. It was established in 1987 and is the official journal of the International AIDS Society. It covers all aspects of HIV and AIDS research, including basic science, clinical trials, epidemiology, and social science. As of May 2012, the editor-in-chief is Jay A. Levy. AIDS has been cited as the most read journal in its area of science and has the highest impact of all...

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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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2011-02-17 15:06:48

Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus (KSHV) one of seven currently known human cancer virus, is also the eighth human herpesvirus. Kaposi's sarcoma, caused by the virus, is common in AIDS patients, primary effusion lymphoma, and some types of multicentric Castelman's disease. Moritz Kaposi discovered the blood vessel tumor, in 1872, which would eventually be names Kaposi's sarcoma. It was originally though that KS was of Jewish and Mediterranean origins until it was found to be common...

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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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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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