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2013-12-19 11:42:36

Life expectancy of treated HIV-positive individuals approaches that of general population A 20-year-old HIV-positive adult on antiretroviral therapy (ART) in the U.S. or Canada may be expected to live into their early 70's, a life expectancy approaching that of the general population, according to results published December 18, 2013, in the open access journal PLOS ONE by Hasina Samji and colleagues from the British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS (BC-CfE) and the North American...

2013-12-19 10:38:09

Biological markers confirm behavioral data; underscore drug's effectiveness In 2012 the HIV antiretroviral drug Truvada became the first and only medication approved by the FDA for HIV prevention. Led by Gladstone Institutes' Investigator Robert Grant, MD, MPH, this research was hailed as an important step towards reducing the worldwide HIV/AIDS epidemic. Now, a new study provides further proof that regular Truvada use can reduce one's risk for contracting HIV—without increasing sexual...

2013-12-17 23:22:27

Transparency Market Research Report Published "U.S. Vaccine Market - U.S. Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, And Forecast, 2012 - 2018" to its database. Browse the full report with TOC at http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/us-vaccine-market.html. Albany, New York, USA (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "U.S. Vaccine Market - U.S. Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, And Forecast, 2012 -...

2013-12-14 23:01:32

Transparency Market Research Report added "HIV Market - Global And China Forecast, Share, Size, Growth and Industry Analysis (2010 - 2017)" to its database. Browse the full report at http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/hiv-market.html. Albany, NY (PRWEB) December 14, 2013 Human immuno deficiency virus causes continuous failure of immune systems leading to death. HIV virus was discovered in 1981 and has killed more than 35 million people till date. Majority of the HIV...

2013-12-13 12:22:26

MUMBAI, December 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bharat Book Bureau presents Global HIV Infection Drug Pipeline Analysis. This report provides the discovery of HIV virus, which causes AIDS, dates back to more than 30 years. Currently, there are more than 30 drugs in the market which have been approved by the FDA for the treatment of HIV infection. Consequent to the introduction of retroviral in 1996, HIV is not considered to be a death sentence anymore. The advancements in this field...

2013-12-12 23:25:06

Globalsurance has released a new article on its blog titled "HIV in Adolescents on the Rise". (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 Globalsurance has released a new article on its blog about the rising prevalence of HIV amongst adolescents. The article examines the reasons why the virus is on the rise, and it cites studies from groups such as the World Health Organization. The article begins by recapping World AIDS Day, which took place on December 1st. At the event, it was reported that...

2013-12-11 12:01:10

Detectable blood viral load nearly doubles the prevalence of heart disease HIV causes structural heart disease according to research presented at EuroEcho-Imaging 2013 by Dr Nieves Montoro from Madrid, Spain. The findings support the introduction of cardiovascular screening in all HIV patients, particularly those with a positive blood viral load. EuroEcho-Imaging 2013 is the official annual meeting of the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging (EACVI), a registered branch of the...

2013-12-10 12:32:11

NEW YORK, Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI) is pleased to announce that Dr. Alex Godwin Coutinho has taken over the role of Chair of its Board of Directors, and U.S. Ambassador Eric Goosby and the Rt. Hon. the Lord Fowler have become new members of the Board. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131210/DC30761LOGO) Dr. Coutinho is a driving force in the global fight against HIV/AIDS in his personal life and professional...

2013-12-09 08:30:18

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a report released today, AVAC calls on funders and researchers to capitalize on lessons learned from a range of recent HIV prevention trials with better problem solving, more critical thinking and coordinated action around large-scale human trials, faster roll out of proven options and ongoing research for new advances that women and men will want to use. This year's AVAC Report, entitled Research and Reality, pays...

2013-12-09 04:21:28

Sub-Saharan African Ministries of Health Invited to Submit Expression of Interest to Participate in New Effort CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Janssen, the pharmaceutical companies of Johnson & Johnson, today announced a first-of-its-kind pediatric HIV treatment donation program to improve access to the company's approved HIV medicines for children and adolescents failing HIV treatment in sub-Saharan Africa. At a symposium entitled When Children Need HIV...


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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