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AIDS origins
2014-10-04 16:14:33

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The origin of the AIDS pandemic can be traced back to a city in what is now the Democratic Republic of Congo, an international team led by scientists from Oxford University and the University of Leuven report in the latest edition of the journal Science. According to first author Dr. Nuno Faria of Oxford’s Department of Zoology and his colleagues, a reconstruction of the genetic history of the HIV-1 group M pandemic concluded the...

2014-10-01 12:30:48

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tobira Therapeutics, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing cenicriviroc (CVC) in liver disease and HIV, announced today that it will present clinical data showing an improvement in fibrosis scores associated with CVC treatment at the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases Annual Meeting. The data highlights an analysis of fibrosis scoring measures APRI and FIB-4 in patients from the completed...

2014-09-29 20:23:14

SEOUL, Republic Of Korea, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Vaccine Institute (IVI), a Seoul-based non-profit international organization devoted to research in vaccine development and delivery for the developing world, announced the appointment of Jerome H. Kim, M.D., as the organization's Director General, effective early 2015. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140929/148946 "Jerome's scientific knowledge, technical expertise, and organizational and leadership...

2014-09-29 16:25:44

ORLANDO, Fla. and DUBLIN, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TNI BioTech, Inc. (OTC-BB: TNIB) ("we" or the "Company"), a biotechnology company pioneering the manufacturing both US and Internationally as well as the marketing of innovative therapies for cancer, HIV/AIDS, opportunistic infections and autoimmune diseases in emerging nations, issued a letter to its shareholders from CEO Noreen Griffin The letter follows: Dear Shareholders, TNI BioTech, Inc. (the "Company" or "TNIB")...

2014-09-29 04:21:31

BEERSE, Belgium, September 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CHMP also issues two label extensions for darunavir Janssen-Cilag International NV (Janssen) today announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has granted a Positive Opinion recommending REZOLSTA(TM) (darunavir/cobicistat) in combination with other antiretroviral medicinal products for the treatment of human immunodeficiency virus-1...

2014-09-26 23:05:37

Will offer training and technical assistance to help Ryan White-funded HIV organizations navigate changing health care landscape Boston, MA (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 The Fenway Institute, AIDS United, and the AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin have announced a new HRSA-funded training and technical assistance resource for Ryan White-funded AIDS service organizations and community-based organizations. The National Center for Innovation in HIV Care provides free training and technical...

2014-09-25 20:22:31

Program expands access to care supporting the Diagnostics Access Initiative PLEASANTON, Calif., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced today the launch of a new Global Access Program for HIV viral load testing, created in partnership with the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI), the President's Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and the Global Fund to fight AIDS, TB & Malaria,...

2014-09-25 12:30:25

Most Are Unaware of New Prevention Options, Such as PrEP, or Current Treatment Recommendations MENLO PARK, Calif., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than thirty years into the HIV/AIDS epidemic, and at a time when infections among gay and bisexual men are on the rise in the U.S., a new national survey of gay and bisexual men by the Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) finds that though HIV/AIDS is named as the number one health issue facing their population, a majority (56%)...

2014-09-24 08:27:26

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: INO) announced it will advance its DNA vaccine for Ebola into a phase I clinical trial in a collaboration with GeneOne Life Science Inc. (KSE: 011000), an international DNA vaccine manufacturer in which Inovio holds a minority interest. In the collaboration Inovio and GeneOne will co-develop Inovio's DNA-based Ebola vaccine through a phase I clinical trial. The companies are currently...

2014-09-23 12:30:51

100,000 HIV/Syphilis Duo Rapid Tests Donated to African First Ladies to Launch OAFLA's Push to Eliminate Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV and Syphilis in Their Countries NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Representatives from the Organisation of African First Ladies Against HIV/AIDS, UNAIDS, the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) and Alere (NYSE: ALR), the world leader in rapid HIV screening and diagnostics products, today called for intensified efforts to...


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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reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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