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2014-06-17 08:30:44

Free HIV Testing Events at Select Walgreens Locations in More Than 140 Cities, June 26-28 DEERFIELD, Ill., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In support of National HIV Testing Day, June 27, Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG), the nation's largest drugstore chain, and Greater Than AIDS, a coalition of about 200 public and private sector partners united in response to the domestic AIDS epidemic, are teaming with health departments and local AIDS service organizations across the...

2014-06-16 16:25:47

SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Responding to mounting patient complaints, the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association ("BCBS") has announced it will soon end its discriminatory HIV drug-pricing practices and has taken HIV/AIDS drugs off its mandatory mail-order drug list, which threatened patient health, safety, and privacy. Read the letter from BCBS announcing the change in policy: http://tinyurl.com/nvtlmlv The changes go into effect on June 27, 2014...

2014-06-12 08:28:09

CORK, Ireland, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Janssen R&D Ireland Ltd announced today that they have entered into a collaboration with ViiV Healthcare to develop and commercialize a new single tablet regimen containing Janssen's Non-Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitor rilpivirine (marketed as EDURANT(R)) and ViiV's Integrase Inhibitor dolutegravir(marketed as TIVICAY(R)) as the sole active ingredients for the maintenance treatment of people living with Human...

2014-06-10 08:29:37

Key findings point to significant differences between treated and untreated people living with HIV RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ViiV Healthcare today announced new survey data that provide important insights that may help explain why HIV treatment rates remain low in the United States. Findings from the online survey, conducted by Harris Interactive on behalf of ViiV Healthcare in 2013, reveal gaps in knowledge about HIV and its treatment among diagnosed but...

2014-06-07 23:03:12

POZPersonals4U.com is a newly launched dating site for HIV positive people from all over the world to find support, friendship and dating. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 07, 2014 Based on the report from the CDC, more than 1.1 million people in the United States are living with the HIV infection, and almost 1 in 6 (15.8%) are unaware of their infection. There are still plenty of people with HIV in other counties. “With so many people suffering from HIV, an online community like POZ...

2014-06-03 12:40:10

ATLANTA, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Act Against AIDS Leadership Initiative is partnering with the Fulton County Department of Health and Wellness and NAESM to do an HIV outreach, education, and testing event in the Atlanta community. The event will be held at Underground Atlanta on Thursday, June 5 from 6-8PM. Free HIV screening will be provided. Come out, learn more about HIV, have fun, and most importantly, know your status. Date: Thursday, June 5 2014Time: 6:00 - 8:00...

2014-05-30 08:24:46

First Clinical Application of Genome Editing Technology in Hematopoietic Stem/Progenitor Cells RICHMOND, Calif., May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: SGMO) announced that the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) has granted a $5.6 million Strategic Partnership Award to fund clinical studies at City of Hope to develop a potentially curative ZFP Therapeutic for HIV/AIDS based on the application of Sangamo's zinc finger nuclease (ZFN)...

2014-05-29 12:28:57

Advocates seek enforcement of ACA anti-discrimination provisions WASHINGTON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two leading health organizations--the National Health Law Program (NHeLP) and The AIDS Institute--filed a complaint today with the Office for Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS OCR) requesting that federal officials take action to end discrimination targeting people living with HIV/AIDS. The complaint alleges four Florida insurers...

2014-05-23 23:10:29

85 percent of members on PositiveSingles.com who participated in the discussion thought profiles are pretty important for others to know themselves. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 PositiveSingles.com, the most trusted online dating site for people who are living with Herpes, HPV, HIV or other STDs, started a hot topic about whether people’s profiles are important for others this month. The result showed that 85 percent of the participants admitted that profiles are...

2014-05-23 23:04:33

Julie Davids brings over two decades of HIV/AIDS advocacy and journalism experience. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 Remedy Health Media’s TheBody.com, the complete HIV/AIDS resource, has appointed Julie Davids as managing editor. Davids is a well-known figure in the HIV/AIDS community, and brings more than two decades of experience in HIV/AIDS advocacy and health journalism. In her new role, she will oversee the day-to-day operations of online and offline editorial efforts for...


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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