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HIV's sweet tooth is its downfall. Researchers from Northwestern Medicine and Vanderbilt University discovered the switch that turns on immune cells’ abundant sugar and nutrient pipeline. By blocking the switch with an experimental compound, they found a way of effectively starving HIV to death.
AMSTERDAM, May 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- From now on, men around the world can make sure they get the right size condoms by measuring their penis with their smartphone.
World-class latex technology results in 35% thinner condom; preferred 4 to 1 over leading brands BOSTON, May 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ONE(®), public health pioneer and leading brand
HIV testing campaign Get Tested Coachella Valley to recognize top-performing influencers from its digital advocacy program, powered by Dynamic Signal, in first-of-its-kind online awards ceremony,
WASHINGTON, May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At a time when new cases of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection are rising and HIV rates have reached epidemic levels in some rural communities, the
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Cannabis Science, Inc. (OTC: CBIS), a U.S.
LONDON, May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ViiV Healthcare, Aurobindo Pharma, and the Clinton Health Access Initiative, Inc. (CHAI) announced today that Aurobindo Pharma has
Researchers at Vanderbilt University have decided to cheat nature and use a sophisticated computer program called Rosetta in order to design new weapons in the battle against AIDS.
SAN FRANCISCO, May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pedro Zamora Young Leaders Scholarship Program is now accepting applications from students interested in applying for Fall 2015/Spring 2016 scholarships.
I-MAK Leading Patent Challenges as Core Treatment Advocacy Strategy to Remove Barriers to Medicine Worldwide NEW YORK, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmaceutical corporation Gilead
The Sooty Mangabey (Cercocebus atys) is an Old World monkey located in forests from Senegal east to Ghana. While overall rated as Vulnerable, the eastern race, lunulatus, known also as the White-Crowned, White-Naped, or White-Collared Mangabey, is considered to be Endangered by the IUCN Red List. They Sooty Mangabey reside in both old growth and secondary forests in addition to flooded, dry, swamp, mangrove, and gallery forests. The primate is arboreal and diurnal. They are omnivores whose...
The Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes is a peer-reviewed medical journal established in 1988 and is currently published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. The journal was renamed ‘Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes and Human Retrovirology’ in 1995, and then returned to its original title in 1999. The journal was the official publication of the International Retrovirology Association until 2000. This journal covers aspects of research in HIV/AIDS, including...
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...
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...
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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