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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...

Traces Of HIV Virus Found In Blood Of Previously ‘Cured’ Patients
2013-12-08 06:38:53

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports – Your Universe Online After being declared HIV-free following a dangerous bone marrow transplant procedure earlier this summer, a pair of Boston-area men are now apparently showing traces of the virus in their blood once again. In July, the two patients tested negative for the immunodeficiency virus. Now, however, Brigham and Women’s Hospital associate professor of infectious diseases Dr. Timothy Henrich, speaking at an international AIDS research...

2013-12-06 08:24:13

Undetectable Viral Load Sustained Over 20 Weeks in SB-728-902 Study; Data Demonstrate Dose Response in SB-728-1101 Cytoxan Study; Reduction of Viral Reservoir Observed in All Immune Non-Responders Over Three Years RICHMOND, Calif., Dec. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: SGMO) announced today the presentation of data from all dose cohorts in the Company's ongoing clinical trials (SB-728-1101 and SB-728-902 Cohort 5) of SB-728-T, which is being developed for...

2013-12-05 23:22:40

Experts from the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation are available for comments and media interviews. Washington, DC (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 WHAT: The 17th International Conference on AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infections in Africa (ICASA) Experts from the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) will give oral presentations, moderate conference events, and exhibit a variety of educational posters and abstracts. Key dates: Monday, Dec. 9 2013, 7:30 am – 9:30 am:...


Latest HIV Reference Libraries

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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