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2014-06-10 23:12:41

Entera Health, Inc. Announces Study Published Outlining the Mechanism of Action for EnteraGam™ (Bovine Immunoglobulin Isolate) Cary, NC (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Entera Health, Inc. announced today a paper entitled, Serum-Derived Bovine Immunoglobulin Protein Isolate: Postulated Mechanism of Action for Management of Enteropathy, authored by Bryon W. Petschow, PhD; Bruce P. Burnett, PhD; Audrey L. Shaw, PhD; Eric M. Weaver, PhD; and Gerald L. Klein, MD has been published in the journal...

2014-06-10 08:29:37

Key findings point to significant differences between treated and untreated people living with HIV RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ViiV Healthcare today announced new survey data that provide important insights that may help explain why HIV treatment rates remain low in the United States. Findings from the online survey, conducted by Harris Interactive on behalf of ViiV Healthcare in 2013, reveal gaps in knowledge about HIV and its treatment among diagnosed but...

2014-06-07 23:03:12

POZPersonals4U.com is a newly launched dating site for HIV positive people from all over the world to find support, friendship and dating. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 07, 2014 Based on the report from the CDC, more than 1.1 million people in the United States are living with the HIV infection, and almost 1 in 6 (15.8%) are unaware of their infection. There are still plenty of people with HIV in other counties. “With so many people suffering from HIV, an online community like POZ...

2014-06-04 12:29:53

With the new HIV 1&2 rapid diagnostic, WholeHealth Products is helping save Lives. ANAHEIM, Calif., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Headquartered in Anaheim, California, WholeHealth Products. (OTC: GWPC) is a diversified company comprised of several specialized partners focused on leveraging the power and convenience of advanced technology and the proven expertise of its team of professionals to improve the fundamental business of health and wellness. WholeHealth Products'...

2014-06-03 12:40:10

ATLANTA, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Act Against AIDS Leadership Initiative is partnering with the Fulton County Department of Health and Wellness and NAESM to do an HIV outreach, education, and testing event in the Atlanta community. The event will be held at Underground Atlanta on Thursday, June 5 from 6-8PM. Free HIV screening will be provided. Come out, learn more about HIV, have fun, and most importantly, know your status. Date: Thursday, June 5 2014Time: 6:00 - 8:00...

2014-06-02 20:22:24

LONDON, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Markets for Rapid Medical Diagnostic Kitshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/diagnostics/global_markets_rapid_medical_diagnostic_kits.html STUDY GOALS AND OBJECTIVESThe current report focuses on the rapid medical diagnostic kit (MDK) portion of the overall MDK market. Within the MDK market there are rapid kits, which in this report are defined as nonautomated tests that provide...

2014-05-30 08:24:46

First Clinical Application of Genome Editing Technology in Hematopoietic Stem/Progenitor Cells RICHMOND, Calif., May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: SGMO) announced that the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) has granted a $5.6 million Strategic Partnership Award to fund clinical studies at City of Hope to develop a potentially curative ZFP Therapeutic for HIV/AIDS based on the application of Sangamo's zinc finger nuclease (ZFN)...

2014-05-29 12:28:57

Advocates seek enforcement of ACA anti-discrimination provisions WASHINGTON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two leading health organizations--the National Health Law Program (NHeLP) and The AIDS Institute--filed a complaint today with the Office for Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS OCR) requesting that federal officials take action to end discrimination targeting people living with HIV/AIDS. The complaint alleges four Florida insurers...

2014-05-28 23:15:08

Professor Mark Wainberg from McGill University in Montreal shows that Dolutegravir rarely selects for resistance mutations and when they occur, HIV growth is impaired. Toulon, Var, France (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Professor Mark Wainberg stated at the ISHEID that "Dolutegravir resistance is very difficult to obtain in vitro" and that this situation is unique among other antiretrovirals. A New Mechanism of Resistance Selection Actually, Dolutegravir is the last approved integrase...

2014-05-28 12:47:02

PLOS Concerns about guardianship and privacy can discourage clinics from testing children for HIV, according to new research from Zimbabwe published this week in PLOS Medicine. The results of the study, by Rashida A. Ferrand of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and colleagues, provide much-needed information on how to improve care of this vulnerable population. More than three million children globally are living with HIV (90% in sub-Saharan Africa) and in 2011 an...


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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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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
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The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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