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2014-10-22 08:33:24

IRVINE, Calif., Oct 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Antigen Discovery Inc. (ADi), a privately held company in Irvine, California, announced the receipt of a National Institutes of Health (NIH) Phase I Small Business Innovation Research award (SBIR) from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR). The one-year $225,000 award will fund the development of a Pan-HIV Protein Microarray Chip, which will contain every protein in all of the HIV-1 and HIV-2 subtypes and aid in...

2014-10-22 08:33:12

OWNERS PARTNER WITH PUBLIC HEALTH OFFICIALS TO BUILD HEALTHIER ONLINE COMMUNITIES SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At a ground-breaking meeting with public health leaders, representatives of seven of the most popular gay dating websites and apps committed to taking steps to promote HIV/STI testing and reduce stigma associated with HIV infection. San Francisco AIDS Foundation in collaboration with amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, released a report today detailing...

2014-10-20 08:33:18

Positive Action Southern Initiative Commitment Continues with New Grants Awarded to Seven Organizations, Bringing Total Funding for Grassroots Projects to More than 2.8 Million to Date RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ViiV Healthcare today announced seven Positive Action Southern Initiative grant awardees in Georgia, Louisiana and Mississippi for programs focused on reducing disparities in HIV/AIDS linkages to care and treatment among at-risk populations in their...

2014-10-18 16:21:16

Human Rights Campaign calls preventive treatment plan "a critically important tool that must be part of any and all efforts to end the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the United States" WASHINGTON, Oct. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a policy paper released today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization, explicitly endorsed the use of Truvada for Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP). PrEP is any medical or public...

2014-10-17 23:06:53

This year, USBSI teamed up with sure3 tek Inc to show support to all those affected by HIV/AIDS. City of Industry, CA (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 US Bankcard Services, Inc. (USBSI) and the sure3 team participated in the 30th annual AIDS Walk Los Angeles. sure3 tek Inc is a partner of USBSI that offers online turn-key solutions for restaurant merchants across the nation. The AIDS Walk is a movement that has been giving hope to the millions of people that are affected by the disease known as...

2014-10-16 16:28:48

LONDON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Condoms in US$ Million. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are...

2014-10-16 08:31:47

The webcast is part of The American Fertility Association's "Dreams to Reality" HIV and Parenthood Initiative, which is supported by a grant from the Elton John AIDS Foundation. NEW YORK, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When: November 3rd, 2014, 11:00 a.m. - Noon EST What: A panel discussion highlighting medical advances that allow HIV-positive individuals to have genetically-linked children without passing along the HIV virus. The webcast is part of The American Fertility...

2014-10-16 08:30:41

RICHMOND, Calif., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: SGMO) announced that Company scientists and clinicians, as well as academic collaborators, were invited speakers at three major scientific meetings in Europe and the United States. Their presentations covered a number of therapeutic uses of Sangamo's novel zinc finger protein (ZFP) technology, but were primarily focused on reviewing the progress of the Company's ZFP Therapeutic(®) program in HIV/AIDS....

2014-10-15 23:03:30

Death and dying terrify most individuals, including lawyer and chiropractor Dr. Andrew Cort, until the wisdom of AIDS Patients informed Dr. Cort's perspectives on the inevitability of death and the need to live life to the fullest. Dr. Cort's moving insights are included in the newest book by Dr. Carol Francis "Your Soaring Phoenix" released by Make Life Happen Publishing, Fall 2014. New York, New York (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 Dr. Andrew Cort viewed death as the enemy...

2014-10-14 16:25:39

LONDON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- STUDY GOALS AND OBJECTIVESThe aim of this report is to provide detailed market, technology and industry analyses to help readers quantify and qualify the market for products used in the treatment, testing and prophylaxis of HIV/AIDS. Important trends are identified and sales forecasts by product categories and major country markets are provided through 2018; these are based on industry sources and considered assessment of the regulatory...


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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Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.