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2014-09-09 08:32:01

New FC2 packaging conveys pleasure and empowerment CHICAGO, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Female Health Company (NASDAQ - CM: FHCO), maker of the world's leading female condom, today announced the launch of its vibrant new packaging for the FC2 Female Condom® (FC2) in the United States. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140908/144176 On Global Female Condom Day, September 16, 2014, events around the world will serve as a catalyst to increase awareness and availability of the female...

2014-09-08 08:29:30

Control of Viral Load During Treatment Interruption of Antiretroviral Therapy Sustained and Ongoing for More than One Year in One Subject and Several Months in Another RICHMOND, Calif., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: SGMO) announced the presentation of new data demonstrating that a single infusion of Sangamo's novel ZFP Therapeutic(®), SB-728-T, resulted in sustained reduction and control of viral load (VL) in the absence of antiretroviral drugs...

2014-09-05 23:05:17

All-volunteer organization that produces annual AV200 cycling fundraiser adds board members and continues planning its 13th event, slated for May 16-17, 2015 Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 Action Cycling Atlanta, the all-volunteer group which produces the annual AV200 fundraiser, recently added four new Board Members: Chris Arrington, First Vice President, Treasury & Payment Solutions, SunTrust Bank; Scott Drinkard, Director, Learning Technical Training for Children’s...

2014-09-04 08:29:40

ANNAPOLIS, Md., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP) announced that they will host the 2015 Boot Camp: Infection Control Basic Training in Atlanta, Ga. from Jan. 12-14, 2015. The conference will feature educational courses covering all of the core infection prevention fundamentals for dental practitioners and offer a total of 24 continuing education (CE) hours[1]. Registration is now open at http://bit.ly/OSAPBootCamp. Only four...

2014-09-02 20:22:45

LONDON, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: The Elder Care Market: Products and Serviceshttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/128583/The-Elder-Care-Market-Products-and-Services.html STUDY GOALS AND OBJECTIVESThe aim of this report is to provide an in-depth analysis and forecast of the pharmaceutical, housing and assistive device segments of the U.S. eldercare market. The report will focus on the size of the U.S. market, with...

2014-08-26 12:24:39

Fifth Annual A Day with HIV Initiative Empowers Everyone to Take Your Best Shot Against HIV CHICAGO, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On one day, Tuesday, September 9, Positively Aware and TPAN are inviting everyone around the world, regardless of HIV status, to get in the picture and participate in A Day with HIV, the magazine's fifth annual anti-stigma photo campaign. On 9/9/2014 people across the world, whether HIV-positive or negative, will visually capture and share a...

2014-08-22 23:02:13

New research report “Global HIV Infection Drug Market & Pipeline Insight” worked out by Kuick Research is now available at MarketPublishers.com. London, UK (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 The improved access to antiretroviral drugs and treatments in the recent past, specifically in the developing world, has led to the decline in the rate of HIV infection and the number of deaths due to AIDS globally. However, despite the fact that HIV infection rates are declining, the number of new...

2014-08-18 12:27:03

amfAR and AVAC call for improved, transparent and timely data collection NEW YORK, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report from amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research and AVAC outlines the need for a new approach to tracking data to guide the key decisions that shape the response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Critical and expensive decisions made with incomplete data are undermining the response--even as the systems for collecting this data continue to improve, the report found....

2014-08-14 23:04:54

DKT International Branches out through Social Marketing in Iran, Tanzania and Myanmar - Expanding Access to Contraception Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 DKT International announces the opening of offices in Iran, Tanzania and Myanmar to offer family planning, reproductive health products and services and HIV/AIDS prevention. The additional offices now bring DKT services to 22 countries worldwide. With a population of 44 million, Tanzania is the 6th most populous country in Africa...

2014-08-07 23:02:53

Verian Solution to Streamline Purchasing across EGPAF Offices Internationally Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) has selected Verian as their Enterprise Purchase-to-Pay solution. EGPAF has chosen Verian to automate their procurement workflow and ensure contract compliance and preferred pricing arrangements. The visibility into spending provided by Verian’s suite will also allow greater transparency on the status of orders. EGPAF...


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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  • To think; to imagine; to fancy.
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