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2014-04-24 23:16:33

After analyzing the age of all its members, PositiveSingles.com found that young STD carriers aged from 18 to 25 are on the rise. Los Angeles California (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 PositiveSingles.com, the largest online community and dating website for people who live with HIV, Herpes, HPV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STD), analyzed the age of all its members on April 15. The result shows that young STD carriers under the age of 25 are on the rise. According to the survey,...

2014-04-24 12:30:09

NEW YORK, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scientists from The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) and the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI) have discovered a new vulnerable site on HIV that antibodies can attack to prevent infection from a broad range of the virus' many variants. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131210/DC30761LOGO "HIV has very few known sites of vulnerability, but in this work we've described a new one, and we expect it will be useful in developing a...

2014-04-24 08:34:57

Easy-to-use CD4 analysis platform tailored to meet the needs of resource-limited settings SAN JOSE, Calif., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BD Biosciences, a segment of BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, today announced the launch of the BD FACSPresto(TM) Near Patient CD4 Counter system that provides absolute and percentage results of CD4 T lymphocytes and hemoglobin (Hb) concentration in whole blood samples to stage and...

2014-04-24 08:33:39

DUBLIN, Apr. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/rm7trf/global_condom) has announced the addition of the "Global Condom Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The analysts forecast the Global Condom market to grow at a CAGR of 8.39 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing demand for population control and family...

2014-04-23 16:31:29

First treatment approved for patients with rare blood disorder HORSHAM, Pa., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Janssen Biotech, Inc. ["Janssen"] today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved SYLVANT(TM) (siltuximab) for the treatment of patients with multicentric Castleman's disease (MCD) who are human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) negative and human herpesvirus-8 (HHV-8) negative. SYLVANT was not studied in patients with MCD who are HIV positive or HHV-8...

2014-04-18 23:07:35

April is the official STD Awareness Month and PositiveSingles.com aids this campaign by increasing awareness relating to STD’s by providing three top tips. Los Angeles California (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 PositiveSingles.com, the largest online community and dating website for people who live with HIV, Herpes, HPV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STD), has today announced that it is raising the awareness of sexually transmitted diseases during the official STD Awareness Month by...

2014-04-18 23:04:22

Markets Research Reports.biz added deep and professional market research reports on "HIV Therapeutics Market To 2019" Industry Analysis and Overview. Visit: http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis/193009 (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 The leading business intelligence provider GBI Research has released its latest research report, entitled “HIV Therapeutics Market to 2019 – Limited Pipeline Efficacy Improvement, Patent Expirations and Stringent Healthcare Spending to Suppress...

Rick Mastracchio conducting a Capillary Flow Experiment
2014-04-18 07:18:36

Melissa Gaskill, International Space Station Program Office, NASA Johnson Space Center A new medical-testing device is being prepped to enter the battle against infectious disease. This instrument could improve diagnosis of certain diseases in remote areas, thanks in part to knowledge gained from a series of investigations aboard the International Space Station on the behavior of liquids. The device uses the space-tested concept of capillary flow to diagnose infectious diseases such as...

2014-04-15 04:20:50

LONDON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- reViral, an antiviral drug discovery and development company, focused on diseases caused by the respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), today announced the appointment of Professor Raymond Schinazi to its Board as a Non-Executive Director, effective from 9 April 2014. Professor Schinazi has had a long and prestigious career in the industry having founded several successful biotechnology companies including Pharmasset, where he chaired...

2014-04-14 23:12:04

Use promo code SXHLTH10 to save 10% on the 4th Generation HIV screening. This offer expires April 30th, 2014. Brecksville, OH (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 For the month of April 2014, Request A Test, a leading national provider of direct to consumer lab testing, is offering 10% off all STD testing including the New HIV 4th Generation Test. The HIV 4th Generation test uses the most current testing technology to provide an HIV screening that is more sensitive and has an earlier detection window...


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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  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
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