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2014-10-20 08:33:18

Positive Action Southern Initiative Commitment Continues with New Grants Awarded to Seven Organizations, Bringing Total Funding for Grassroots Projects to More than 2.8 Million to Date RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ViiV Healthcare today announced seven Positive Action Southern Initiative grant awardees in Georgia, Louisiana and Mississippi for programs focused on reducing disparities in HIV/AIDS linkages to care and treatment among at-risk populations in their...

2014-10-18 16:21:16

Human Rights Campaign calls preventive treatment plan "a critically important tool that must be part of any and all efforts to end the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the United States" WASHINGTON, Oct. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a policy paper released today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization, explicitly endorsed the use of Truvada for Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP). PrEP is any medical or public...

2014-10-17 23:06:53

This year, USBSI teamed up with sure3 tek Inc to show support to all those affected by HIV/AIDS. City of Industry, CA (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 US Bankcard Services, Inc. (USBSI) and the sure3 team participated in the 30th annual AIDS Walk Los Angeles. sure3 tek Inc is a partner of USBSI that offers online turn-key solutions for restaurant merchants across the nation. The AIDS Walk is a movement that has been giving hope to the millions of people that are affected by the disease known as...

2014-10-16 16:28:48

LONDON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Condoms in US$ Million. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are...

2014-10-16 12:27:03

Design competition has garnered entries from over 30 countries vying to design the world's first Tattoo Condoms(TM). LOS ANGELES, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to change the way people look at condoms by changing the way condoms look, Graphic Armor(TM) (http://www.GraphicArmor.com) is offering FDA-approved condoms that, for the first time, feature custom printed images, words, slogans and "tattoos" printed directly onto the latex. The company's Tattoo Condom Design...

2014-10-16 08:31:47

The webcast is part of The American Fertility Association's "Dreams to Reality" HIV and Parenthood Initiative, which is supported by a grant from the Elton John AIDS Foundation. NEW YORK, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When: November 3rd, 2014, 11:00 a.m. - Noon EST What: A panel discussion highlighting medical advances that allow HIV-positive individuals to have genetically-linked children without passing along the HIV virus. The webcast is part of The American Fertility...

2014-10-16 08:30:41

RICHMOND, Calif., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: SGMO) announced that Company scientists and clinicians, as well as academic collaborators, were invited speakers at three major scientific meetings in Europe and the United States. Their presentations covered a number of therapeutic uses of Sangamo's novel zinc finger protein (ZFP) technology, but were primarily focused on reviewing the progress of the Company's ZFP Therapeutic(®) program in HIV/AIDS....

2014-10-14 16:25:39

LONDON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- STUDY GOALS AND OBJECTIVESThe aim of this report is to provide detailed market, technology and industry analyses to help readers quantify and qualify the market for products used in the treatment, testing and prophylaxis of HIV/AIDS. Important trends are identified and sales forecasts by product categories and major country markets are provided through 2018; these are based on industry sources and considered assessment of the regulatory...

2014-10-14 08:30:36

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It is well known that Ampro Industries, Inc., is a leader when it comes to giving back to the community. The company truly believes in going the extra mile for those who have kept their styling gels number one for decades. This year, Ampro is increasing awareness of their philanthropic activities through a new campaign called, "A Positive Message." http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141013/151733 In the past, Ampro has worked with...

2014-10-10 08:24:07

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MabVax Therapeutics Holdings, Inc. ("MabVax"), a clinical stage oncology drug development company, announced today that FINRA has approved a change in the Company's stock symbol. Effective today, the Company's common shares will commence trading on the OTC Bulletin Board under the trading symbol "MBVX" (OTCQB: MBVX.) The previous trading symbol was "TELK" (OTCQB: TELK). J. David Hansen, President and CEO of the Company, said, "We are...


Latest HIV/AIDS Reference Libraries

Sooty Mangabey, Cercocebus atys
2014-04-17 14:17:40

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...

Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes
2012-05-16 12:01:26

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
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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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.