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2014-10-22 08:33:24

IRVINE, Calif., Oct 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Antigen Discovery Inc. (ADi), a privately held company in Irvine, California, announced the receipt of a National Institutes of Health (NIH) Phase I Small Business Innovation Research award (SBIR) from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR). The one-year $225,000 award will fund the development of a Pan-HIV Protein Microarray Chip, which will contain every protein in all of the HIV-1 and HIV-2 subtypes and aid in...

2014-10-22 08:33:12

OWNERS PARTNER WITH PUBLIC HEALTH OFFICIALS TO BUILD HEALTHIER ONLINE COMMUNITIES SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At a ground-breaking meeting with public health leaders, representatives of seven of the most popular gay dating websites and apps committed to taking steps to promote HIV/STI testing and reduce stigma associated with HIV infection. San Francisco AIDS Foundation in collaboration with amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, released a report today detailing...

2014-10-22 08:31:03

VANCOUVER, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - iCo Therapeutics ("iCo" or "the Company") (TSX-V: ICO) (OTCQX: ICOTF), today announced next steps for its Oral Amphotericin B program. The company recently announced positive findings from its in vitro work involving samples from HIV/AIDS patients exposed to HAART therapy. iCo now plans to complete pre clinical studies and regulatory filings to move forward with an initial Phase 1A clinical trial, utilizing approximately $700,000 of funding...

2014-10-20 08:33:18

Positive Action Southern Initiative Commitment Continues with New Grants Awarded to Seven Organizations, Bringing Total Funding for Grassroots Projects to More than 2.8 Million to Date RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ViiV Healthcare today announced seven Positive Action Southern Initiative grant awardees in Georgia, Louisiana and Mississippi for programs focused on reducing disparities in HIV/AIDS linkages to care and treatment among at-risk populations in their...

2014-10-18 16:21:16

Human Rights Campaign calls preventive treatment plan "a critically important tool that must be part of any and all efforts to end the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the United States" WASHINGTON, Oct. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a policy paper released today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization, explicitly endorsed the use of Truvada for Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP). PrEP is any medical or public...

2014-10-16 08:31:47

The webcast is part of The American Fertility Association's "Dreams to Reality" HIV and Parenthood Initiative, which is supported by a grant from the Elton John AIDS Foundation. NEW YORK, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When: November 3rd, 2014, 11:00 a.m. - Noon EST What: A panel discussion highlighting medical advances that allow HIV-positive individuals to have genetically-linked children without passing along the HIV virus. The webcast is part of The American Fertility...

2014-10-16 08:30:41

RICHMOND, Calif., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: SGMO) announced that Company scientists and clinicians, as well as academic collaborators, were invited speakers at three major scientific meetings in Europe and the United States. Their presentations covered a number of therapeutic uses of Sangamo's novel zinc finger protein (ZFP) technology, but were primarily focused on reviewing the progress of the Company's ZFP Therapeutic(®) program in HIV/AIDS....

2014-10-14 16:25:39

LONDON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- STUDY GOALS AND OBJECTIVESThe aim of this report is to provide detailed market, technology and industry analyses to help readers quantify and qualify the market for products used in the treatment, testing and prophylaxis of HIV/AIDS. Important trends are identified and sales forecasts by product categories and major country markets are provided through 2018; these are based on industry sources and considered assessment of the regulatory...

2014-10-14 08:30:36

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It is well known that Ampro Industries, Inc., is a leader when it comes to giving back to the community. The company truly believes in going the extra mile for those who have kept their styling gels number one for decades. This year, Ampro is increasing awareness of their philanthropic activities through a new campaign called, "A Positive Message." http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141013/151733 In the past, Ampro has worked with...

2014-10-13 08:26:44

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tobira Therapeutics, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company advancing cenicriviroc (CVC) in liver disease and HIV, announced today that it has dosed the first patient in its CENTAUR study of patients with non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) and liver fibrosis, a disease affecting approximately 3-5 percent of the U.S. population. The initiation of the CENTAUR study follows the completion of a Phase 1 safety study in...


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Sooty Mangabey, Cercocebus atys
2012-06-28 20:49:18

The sooty mangabey (Cercocebus atys) is an Old World Monkey that can be found throughout the area stretching from Senegal to eastern Ghana. Its other common names include the white-naped mangabey, the white-crowned mangabey, and the white-collared mangabey, which causes some confusion with the collared mangabey. There are currently two recognized subspecies of this mangabey, although they can be considered distinct species. The sooty mangabey resides in forests within its range, preferring...

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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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2011-01-26 14:08:59

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), a lentivirus, causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) which is a condition in humans were the immune system begins to fail, leading to life-threatening opportunistic infections. Infection is transferred through bodily fluids where HIV is present as both free virus particles and within infected immune cells. The four most common routes of infection are unsafe sex, contaminated needles, breast milk, and transmission from an infected mother to her...

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2011-01-12 16:27:29

The common cold is a viral disease of the upper respiratory system, caused primarily by rhinoviruses and coronaviruses. Symptoms usually include a cough, sore throat, runny nose, and a fever. There is no known treatment to shorten the duration of the virus yet the cold normally dissipates after 7 to 10 days. It is the most common infectious disease in humans who on average are infected two to four times a year in adults. It can also be called a upper respiratory tract infection. Other...

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2011-01-05 13:01:59

The African Swine Fever virus, ASFV, is a double-stranded DNA virus that replicates in the cytoplasm of infected cells. It can affect most pigs, wild and domesticated, as well as soft ticks. It is the only virus with a DNA genome that is transmitted by arthropods. The virus causes a lethal hemorrhagic disease in domestic pigs which sometimes leads to death in as little as a week. In every other species the virus causes no discernible disease. The virus is endemic to Sub-Saharan Africa...

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