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2014-05-01 20:24:08

HealthHIV's Third Annual State of HIV Primary Care National Survey Identifies Significant Training Needs and Barriers to Quality Care WASHINGTON, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Primary care providers who provide clinical HIV care (HIV PCPs) are experiencing rising HIV caseloads from newly insured patients under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), according to a national survey released today by HealthHIV. Forty percent of those surveyed say that the number of...

2014-05-01 12:32:35

Targeted education, prevention, testing and connection to health care critical MINNEAPOLIS, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to statistics released by the Minnesota Department of Health, 301 confirmed new cases of HIV were reported in Minnesota during 2013. The 301 new cases represent a 4 percent decrease from 2012. The Minnesota AIDS Project, the leading source for HIV information and services in Minnesota, believes that this data demonstrates the importance of HIV...

2014-05-01 08:31:56

"Through Love of Self, Family and Community, Empowering Black Women to End AIDS" MENLO PARK, Calif., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fifteen time Grammy Award-winning artist and HIV advocate Alicia Keys will join with Greater Than AIDS and ESSENCE to headline a special ESSENCE Empowerment Experience panel on Friday, July 4(th) (specific time to be announced) in New Orleans on "Through Love of Self, Family and Community, Empowering Black Women to End AIDS."...

2014-04-30 23:25:05

HIVPeopleMeet.com is an online dating site caters to people with HIV AIDS, and there are plenty of HIV positive people from all over the world, looking for a partner who has the similar health condition. Los Angeles, California, USA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Dating is hard enough, and it will be more difficult when comes to people with any type of STD. This is why HIVPeopleMeet.com has been launched. It caters to people with HIV AIDS, and there are plenty of HIV positive people from all over...

2014-04-30 11:01:45

The risks of birth defects in children exposed to antiretroviral drugs in utero are small when considering the clear benefit of preventing mother-to-child transmission of HIV but where there are safe and effective alternatives, it might be appropriate to avoid use by pregnant women of drugs that may be associated with elevated risks of birth defects, such as zidovudine and efavirenz, according to a study published by French researchers published in this week's PLOS Medicine. The...

2014-04-30 10:32:38

Discovery raises hope for new methods to prevent the spread of HIV Researchers have discovered a new class of proteins capable of blocking the HIV virus from penetrating T-cells, raising hope that the proteins could be adapted for use in gels or sexual lubricants to provide a potent barrier against HIV infection. The proteins, called cnidarins, were found in a feathery coral collected in waters off Australia's northern coast. Researchers zeroed in on the proteins after screening...

2014-04-30 09:35:16

People infected with HIV whose immune cells have low cholesterol levels experience much slower disease progression, even without medication, according to University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health research that could lead to new strategies to control infection. The Pitt Public Health researchers found that low cholesterol in certain cells, which is likely an inherited trait, affects the ability of the body to transmit the virus to other cells. The discovery, funded by the...

2014-04-29 23:02:03

Riverdale Urgent Care offers the local community some useful advice during STD Awareness Month. Bronx, NY (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 April is STD Awareness Month and Riverdale Urgent Care wants to offer some helpful advice to the community regarding safety and STDs. Hundreds of thousands of Americans contract an STD every year. Although HIV is not a highly contagious infectious disease, other STDs such as chlamydia, gonorrhea, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, herpes, venereal warts and syphilis...

2014-04-28 12:16:07

A study tracing the evolution of HIV in North America involving researchers at Simon Fraser University has found evidence that the virus is slowly adapting over time to its human hosts. However, this change is so gradual that it is unlikely to have an impact on vaccine design. “Much research has focused on how HIV adapts to antiviral drugs—we wanted to investigate how HIV adapts to us, its human hosts, over time,” says lead author Zabrina Brumme, an assistant professor in SFU’s...

2014-04-26 12:20:58

DALLAS, April 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RnRMarketResearch.com offers Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma Therapeutics in Major Developed Markets to 2019 - Early Stage Pipeline Shows Diversity of Novel Targets though Commercial Impact Remains Distant and HIV Therapeutics in Major Developed Markets to 2019 - Limited Pipeline Efficacy Improvement, Patent Expirations and Stringent Healthcare Spending to Suppress Market Growth research reports in its store. Human Immunodeficiency Virus...


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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