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2009-09-23 06:00:00

RICHMOND, Calif., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sangamo BioSciences, Inc.

2009-08-02 12:55:00

New research helps explain why infection with herpes simplex virus-2 (HSV-2), which causes genital herpes, increases the risk for HIV infection even after successful treatment heals the genital skin sores and breaks that often result from HSV-2.

2009-07-21 08:14:48

A team of researchers from The Wistar Institute and the University of Pennsylvania reports new evidence refuting a popular hypothesis about the highly publicized failure in 2007 of the Merck STEP HIV vaccine study that cast doubt on the feasibility of HIV-1 vaccines.

2009-05-08 08:30:55

Why is the immune system able to fight off some viruses but not others, leading to chronic, life-threatening infections like HIV and hepatitis C?

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2009-04-16 06:05:00

A new report from the Naval Medical Center in San Diego said that CD4+ cell counts among newly-diagnosed HIV patients in the U.S. fell from 1985 to 2007, suggesting the virus may be growing more virulent.

2009-04-15 07:41:59

Begin treatment as early as possible: this general common sense rule seems to apply to most diseases except HIV-AIDS, which is only treated once a certain number of immune cells called "CD4+" cells have disappeared.

2009-04-10 08:32:49

The first antiretroviral treatments appeared in 1996. Since then, new and better drugs have been discovered that have almost turned AIDS into a chronic disease. Nevertheless, there is still room to improve the performance of the the therapeutic strategies used in clinical practice.

2009-02-11 09:06:12

Providing a synthetic form of the immune system protein interleukin-2 (IL-2) to HIV-infected individuals already taking combination antiretroviral therapy boosts their numbers of CD4+ T cells, the key white blood cells destroyed by HIV, but fails to reduce their risk of HIV-associated opportunistic diseases or death compared with combination antiretroviral therapy alone.

2009-02-03 06:00:00

Therapeutic Approach Provides HIV-Resistant Immune Cells RICHMOND, Calif., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sangamo BioSciences, Inc.

2009-01-07 07:15:00

WALTHAM, Mass., Jan. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Inverness Medical Innovations, Inc.


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  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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