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2014-03-24 12:29:49

IBM's Big Data analytics to help crack the code of the tuberculosis genome and uncover new diagnosis and treatment approaches DURBAN, South Africa, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On World Tuberculosis Day, IBM (NYSE:IBM) and the KwaZulu-Natal Research Institute for Tuberculosis and HIV (K-RITH) have announced plans to research new treatment approaches to fight tuberculosis (TB) in South Africa. IBM's Big Data analytics technologies will be put to work on bacterial genetics and drug...

2014-03-18 23:30:05

The online dating website for people that live with HIV and other STD’s lists its Top 3 films that accurately portray the lives of people who live with STDs. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 PositiveSingles.com, the online dating website for people who live with Herpes, HIV, HPV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STD), has today announced that it is listing its Top 3 award-winning films that accurately portray the lives of people who live with STD’s and the...

2014-03-18 23:04:24

This purchase shakes up the STD dating website industry and sees PositiveSingles acquire the largest market share. Los Angeles California (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 PositiveSingles.com, the online dating website for people who live with Herpes, HIV, HPV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STD), has today announced that it has acquired the prominent STD dating website PositivesDating.com. PositivesDating.com is an online STD dating site and was launched in 2004 in U.S and had a history of...

2014-03-17 23:25:26

With the aid of Antiretroviral Therapy (ART), HIV positive singles don't have to live in fear anymore, and they can now build a safe relationship with other people in the society. HIV-Dating, a dating site for HIV positive singles, now gives rays of hope to HIV singles who would like to find love, help, and support online. (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 It's quite interesting that advanced scientific discoveries now help HIV positive people to find a new and better life through...

2014-03-17 16:28:14

LONDON, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA) Industry This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA) in US$ Thousand by the following Product Segments: ELISA Kits, and ELISA Development Sets and Antibody Pairs. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of...

2014-03-17 12:27:27

NORWALK, Conn., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica US announces that Consultantlive.com, a leading online community for primary care clinicians, offers cutting edge reporting from the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI 2014). Among the highlights of this premier HIV conference covered on consultantlive.com: -- Making Sense Out of a Plethora of Hepatitis C Clinical Trials Results: It is quite likely that we have entered a new era of treatment...

2014-03-15 23:00:37

ReportsnReports.com adds “HIV Vaccine Market Opportunity & Clinical Pipeline Analysis” reports to its vast collection of research databases. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) March 15, 2014 Ever since HIV was identified as the cause for AIDS 30 years ago, the HIV virus has become one of the greatest challenges of public health facing all countries of the world. According to UNAIDS, death due to AIDS was estimated to close to 1.6 million in 2012. There were 2.3 million new HIV infections, and...

2014-03-13 23:26:04

PositiveSingles.com has run a survey among its 1,500 members to gage how many were aware of the dangers Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD’s) can bring. Los Angeles California (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 PositiveSingles.com, the online dating website for people who live with Herpes, HIV, HPV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STD), today announced the results of the survey it carried out on Monday, 10th March 2014 to its 1,500 online participants. The survey was created so that the...

2014-03-13 17:16:51

New paper in Age and Ageing calls for more routine HIV testing and more collaborative care for older patients with HIV A new paper published online today in the British Geriatrics Society journal Age and Ageing argues that despite a year-on-year increase in the number of people over the age of 50 being diagnosed with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), there is a reluctance of healthcare professionals to offer HIV tests to older people. This results in high rates of "late presentation"...

2014-03-13 12:29:00

Pharmaceutical companies work with governments in the region to increase disease awareness and access to treatment BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The high incidence of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), Chagas, dengue and influenza H1N1, as well as the unavailability of adequate treatments for these infectious diseases, spell opportunities for pharmaceutical companies across Latin America to develop new, improved diagnosis and treatment methods. New analysis from...


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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