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PARIS, April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Novel mechanism of action - prevention of viral RNA exit from nucleus of infected cells - associated to unique anti-viral properties
April 10 is National Youth HIV and AIDS Awareness Day HARRISBURG, Pa., April 10, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In observance of National Youth HIV and AIDS Awareness Day, Acting
A recent article released by Health News Florida reports a bill for needle exchange programs is undergoing review.
LONDON, April 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- SummaryThe leading business intelligence provider GBI Research has released its latest research report, entitled,'HIV Therapeutics in
Advocates for Youth Joins Call to President for Young People to be Included the National HIV/AIDS Strategy. U.S.
The recent HIV outbreak in Indiana, the worst in the state’s history, has led Governor Mike Pence to declare the outbreak a public health emergency.
Latest Program Extends Company's Ongoing Commitment to Supporting Underserved Populations in the United States TITUSVILLE, N.J., April 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Janssen Therapeutics, Division
Payton Hovey, a 16 Year Old High School Student from the United States, Shares Her Recent Experience of Helping Children at an HIV Orphanage in Ecuador, South America. Vancouver,
Uniting to serve southeast Michigan through innovation, shared resources and expertise. DETROIT and YPSILANTI, Mich., March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In order to strengthen
TORONTO, March 25, 2015 /CNW/ - The Gairdner Foundation is pleased to announce the winners of the 2015 Canada Gairdner Awards, recognizing some of the most significant medical discoveries from around
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...
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...
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...
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...
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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