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2013-10-28 23:27:22

PositiveSingles.com is about to cancel the accounts of members who are not infected by a Sexually Transmitted Disease. The checking and canceling procedure would start from November 01, 2013 and last for one week. Los Angeles California (PRWEB) October 28, 2013 PositiveSingles.com, an STD dating site, is going to cancel the accounts of members who are not infected by a Sexually Transmitted Disease. With the move, the site aims to ensure that all the members on the site are STD infected...

2013-10-28 23:02:57

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: PharmaFocus: HIV - R&D Strategies towards Cure and Prevention. London (PRWEB) October 28, 2013 Summary It has been 30 years since the discovery that HIV is the causative agent of AIDS, and yet no preventative vaccine or cure that allows independence from lifelong antiretroviral treatment exists. Despite some recent setbacks, such as the discontinuation of the HVTN 505 clinical trial due to a trend of increased infection,...

2013-10-28 12:25:31

Luhu® helps normalize STD testing and communication about sexual health NEW YORK, Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ever had a one-night stand and woke up the next morning with a sinking feeling? Felt a connection with someone, started dating and begun having sex without first discussing past sexual activity and history? A ground-breaking technology is about to revolutionize the way we all think about and act on our love relationships. (Logo:...

2013-10-28 08:28:24

Reduction of Viral Load at or Below Limit of Detection Ongoing at 14 Weeks RICHMOND, Calif., Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: SGMO) announced today the presentation of new data demonstrating sustained control of HIV viral load (VL) at or below the limit of detection for 14 weeks (at last measurement) in an SB-728-T- treated HIV-infected subject who was not on antiretroviral therapy (ART). The CCR5 delta-32 heterozygote subject is enrolled in Sangamo's...

2013-10-25 23:23:40

Latest survey by PositiveSingles.com reveals that over 55 percent of those suffering from a STD intentionally spread the same to others as well. The report confirms that fear of rejection is the major reason behind the same. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 Nearly 20 million new infections related to STD’s come up every year in the United States confirmed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. According to the survey by PositiveSingles.com, the fear of...

HIV Virus Hideout Complicates Cure
2013-10-25 07:51:46

[ Watch The Video: Barrier To HIV Cure Bigger Than Previously Thought ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Although current treatments for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) can keep the disease at bay, a larger-than-expected amount of hidden virus may complicate efforts to find a cure, according to the most detailed and comprehensive analysis to date of the latent reservoir of HIV proviruses. The three-year study, published Thursday in the journal Cell, deals a...

2013-10-24 10:28:15

Reconsider AIDS prevention strategy For decades, people seeking an HIV test have been counseled on realistic and achievable steps they could take to avoid infection. But a national study led by Miller School investigators has determined that, given the rapid HIV tests available today, the resources devoted to pre-test counseling would be better spent on universal testing that could detect more HIV cases earlier, and link newly infected people to the treatment that could halt the spread of...

First Ever Baby Cured Of HIV Still In Remission 18 Months Later
2013-10-24 07:28:39

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online An HIV case first documented in a Mississippi baby 18 months ago is still proving that an antiviral treatment early on is effective in not only treating the virus that causes AIDS, but also curing it. Earlier this year, researchers from Johns Hopkins University (JHU) reported that a child born with HIV and treated with a series of antiviral drugs showed signs of remission within days of initial treatment. The child was...

2013-10-23 16:30:15

Recent Financing Enhances Cash Position RICHMOND, Calif., Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: SGMO) today reported third quarter 2013 financial results and accomplishments. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130102/SF35903LOGO) For the third quarter ended September 30, 2013, Sangamo reported a consolidated net loss of $6.1 million, or $0.11 per share, compared to a net loss of $5.8 million, or $0.11 per share, for the same period in 2012. As of September...

2013-10-23 12:29:14

Online STD testing leader, STDcheck.com's new HIV RNA test can identify the presence of HIV in the blood faster than previous methods HOUSTON, Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Online STD testing service, STDcheck.com is revolutionizing the HIV screening process with their new, 4th generation FDA-approved Ribonucleic Acid (RNA) test. This exclusive test detects the virus in blood plasma 9 to 11 days after exposure. This new HIV testing technique provides faster and more accurate...


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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