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2014-01-29 08:26:30

Groundbreaking Project Reaches High-Risk Community with Crucial Message SEATTLE, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today marks the launch of "Conoces a Pepe? Have you met Pepe?," a social impact campaign focusing on educating and mobilizing Hispanic/Latino communities to live their best life with HIV testing and taking responsibility for their health. Project Pepe launched with a National Institutes of Health (NIH) funded grant to the University of Washington and the King County...

2014-01-28 09:23:41

Researchers found specific racial/ethnic differences in discussions of HIV medicine adherence in a newly published analysis of recorded office visits between 45 doctors and nurse practitioners and more than 400 patients. A lot of evidence shows that a patients’ race or ethnicity is associated with differences in how health care providers communicate with them, the health care they receive, and their health outcomes. In HIV care, a key to those outcomes is whether people take their...

2014-01-26 23:04:32

Realizing the type of person they are looking for is a learning process for members of PositiveSingles.com. After spending time chatting and dating on the site, they grow emotionally, often changing their minds about their expectations for a match. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) January 26, 2014 The leading dating website for people who have been diagnosed with sexually transmitted diseases, PositiveSingles.com, surveyed 10,000 members on the frequency in which they update their profile...

2014-01-25 23:03:44

International team of scientists finds evidence for sexual transmission. Carmel, CA (PRWEB) January 25, 2014 A new study suggests that Lyme disease may be sexually transmitted. The study was presented at the annual Western Regional Meeting of the American Federation for Medical Research, and an abstract of the research was published in the January issue of the Journal of Investigative Medicine. Lyme disease is a tickborne infection caused by Borrelia burgdorferi, a type of...

2014-01-23 16:22:39

Partnership will deliver more than $10 million to fight AIDS and launch with free download of new U2 song debuting during Super Bowl NEW YORK, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (RED), rock group U2 and Bank of America today announced a partnership that will generate more than $10 million to fight AIDS. Details are available at www.bankofamerica.com/RED. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140123/NY51738-a) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140123/NY51738LOGO-b) The...

2014-01-22 08:29:08

Janssen Global Public Health to Oversee R&D and Access Strategy Development for Growing Portfolio of Transformational Medicines BEERSE, Belgium, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Janssen, the pharmaceutical companies of Johnson & Johnson, today announced the formation of Janssen Global Public Health (Janssen GPH), an important new group unifying Janssen's commitment to research, develop, and deliver transformational medicines to address the world's greatest unmet public health needs. Janssen...

2014-01-20 23:23:59

Results of this weeks survey on the Hot Topic page show that most members would rather not date someone with a different STD than themselves. Los Angeles California (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 The leading dating website for people who have sexually transmitted diseases, PositiveSingles.com, has released the results of the latest weekly “Hot Topic” page. This is a page within the website that allows members to share their views on the hot topic of the week. This week the hot topic asks...

2014-01-16 12:29:15

LONDON, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Asia Pacific Hearing Aids and Diagnostics Market, 2005 - 2018 Short Description The Market Intelligence report provides critical market data for hearing aids and diagnostics and its product categories for the Asia Pacific region and its countries; Australia, China, India and Japan. The data includes market size in terms of value and volume; average selling price for each product type,...

2014-01-16 08:26:39

London, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: North America Hearing Aids and Diagnostics Market Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2005 - 2018 Short DescriptionThe Market Intelligence report provides critical market data for hearing aids and diagnostics and its product categories for the North American region and its countries; Canada and the US. The data includes market size in terms of value and volume; average...

2014-01-14 08:29:06

EJAF's Newest Grants Address Needs of Marginalized Populations NEW YORK, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) announced today its third round of grants for calendar year 2013. The new funding amounts to $4,381,580, bringing EJAF's total grant investments for 2013 to more than $7.3 million. "After more than 20 years of doing this work, I know that the only way to fight AIDS is by helping everyone in need, especially those living at the...


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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