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CLIA waiver expands screening opportunities, enabling healthcare providers to quickly and accurately diagnose HIV infection and initiate treatment WALTHAM, Mass., Dec.
The FCAA annual resource tracking report, which was launched today at the FCAA 2014 AIDS Philanthropy Summit, is the most comprehensive study of its kind, capturing data on 8,986 grants awarded
KIGALI, Rwanda, Dec. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Being diagnosed with the HIV/AIDS virus shattered her dreams and hopes to live a full healthy life.
LONDON and PITTSBURGH, Dec. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL) today announced that its subsidiary Mylan Laboratories Limited has received tentative approval from the U.S.
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PITTSBURGH and LONDON, Dec. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL) today announced that its subsidiary Mylan Laboratories Limited has received tentative approval from the U.S.
The ability of HIV to cause AIDS is weakening, and the virus is becoming less deadly and less infectious as it adapts to our immune systems, according to new research published Monday in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
With World AIDS Day here, Are AIDS patients bullied for their condition? A NoBullying Article Released Today http://nobullying.com/hiv/
Nationwide labs offer STD testing, including HIV, without an appointment.
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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