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HIV Treatment Should Be Started Earlier: WHO
2013-07-01 05:28:55

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online By administering AIDS drugs to patients with HIV closer to their initial diagnoses, doctors could save three million additional lives over the next 12 years, World Health Organization (WHO) officials said on Sunday. In new guidelines designed to help control and ultimately reduce the spread of the immunodeficiency virus, the UN health agency said as many as 80 percent of all HIV-positive men and women - an estimated 26 million...

2013-06-30 04:20:10

New global report released at IAS 2013 highlights funding trends, opportunities and challenges for HIV prevention R&D KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, June 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Recent breakthroughs in HIV prevention research have confirmed the promise of new options to help end the AIDS epidemic and highlight the urgent need for ongoing research to develop additional prevention options and support rapid rollout of proven ones. However, continued progress requires a broader base...

2013-06-30 00:20:12

PITTSBURGH and FREMONT, Calif., June 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL) today announced that it has entered into an exclusive agreement with Zyomyx, Inc. for the rights to distribute Zyomyx's proprietary point-of-care (POC) CD4 T-cell count test in the developing world. CD4 count testing is a critical diagnostic component in treating HIV/AIDS, as medical professionals refer to a patient's CD4 count to determine when to begin and/or alter HIV treatment. As part of the...

2013-06-27 08:29:34

PITTSBURGH, June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL), today expresses its support for National HIV Testing Day, an annual campaign to encourage people of all ages to be proactive and know their HIV status. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 1.1 million people in the U.S. are living with HIV and 1 in 5 does not know they are infected. Getting tested is the first step in taking control of your health. CEO Heather Bresch...

2013-06-26 16:55:49

Having a job helps women with HIV manage their illnesses, according to researchers from Case Western Reserve University and the University of California at San Francisco. The routine of a work schedule, plus the job-related money and benefits, provides extra emotional support for these women, said Allison Webel, assistant professor of nursing at Case Western Reserve University’s Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing and the study’s lead author. Findings in the National Institutes...

2013-06-24 11:42:14

A multidisciplinary team of researchers from UCLA and India has found that a new type of intervention program, in which lay women in the rural Indian province of Andra Pradesh were trained as social health activists to assist women who have HIV/AIDS, significantly improved patients' adherence to antiretroviral therapy and boosted their immune-cell counts and nutrition levels. The lay women were trained by the research team to serve as accredited social health activists, or ASHA, and their...

2013-06-19 12:12:26

Study among people with HIV People with HIV are more likely to keep their scheduled medical appointments – and their disease under control – if they feel their physician listens, explains things clearly and knows them as a person, not just a "case," new Johns Hopkins research suggests. "If people feel their doctor really knows them and listens to them, they feel that doctor has their best interests at heart and may be more likely to follow medical advice," says study leader...

2013-06-18 12:26:09

EU5 Payers Agree that Amid Tightening Healthcare Budgets, the Growing Cost of Brands and Increasing Availability of Generics Makes HIV an Attractive Target for Cost Containment, According to a New Report from Decision Resources BURLINGTON, Mass., June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that, over the past 12 months, 25 percent of surveyed physicians from the EU5 (France,...

Tenofovir Helps Prevent Contraction Of HIV
2013-06-13 13:20:00

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests that a daily pill can prevent the contraction of HIV for intravenous drug users. The four-year study, which was published in The Lancet, boosts the argument of those advocating a preventative strategy called “¯pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP. "This is a significant step forward for HIV prevention," Jonathan Mermin, a CDC spokesman who was not...

2013-05-15 12:33:24

Unprecedented Immune Reconstitution Drives HIV Viral Reservoir Depletion RICHMOND, Calif., May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: SGMO) announced today the presentation of new clinical data from its program to develop a ZFP Therapeutic(®) for HIV/AIDS. The data, which demonstrate that SB-728-T treatment results in a reduction in the HIV reservoir in HIV-infected subjects, are being presented at the 16(th) Annual Meeting of the American Society of Gene...


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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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