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2014-10-22 23:11:57

From Aprilaire, the experts in indoor air quality: Learn the truth behind the flu shot and why it’s in most people’s best interest to get one. Madison, Wisconsin (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 It’s easy to make excuses for not getting a flu shot. Most people don’t want to subject themselves to a needle stick when they feel healthy. A number of myths about the safety and effectiveness have also made it easy to make excuses for not getting protected. However, the CDC recommends that...

2014-10-22 08:33:12

OWNERS PARTNER WITH PUBLIC HEALTH OFFICIALS TO BUILD HEALTHIER ONLINE COMMUNITIES SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At a ground-breaking meeting with public health leaders, representatives of seven of the most popular gay dating websites and apps committed to taking steps to promote HIV/STI testing and reduce stigma associated with HIV infection. San Francisco AIDS Foundation in collaboration with amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, released a report today detailing...

2014-10-20 08:33:18

Positive Action Southern Initiative Commitment Continues with New Grants Awarded to Seven Organizations, Bringing Total Funding for Grassroots Projects to More than 2.8 Million to Date RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ViiV Healthcare today announced seven Positive Action Southern Initiative grant awardees in Georgia, Louisiana and Mississippi for programs focused on reducing disparities in HIV/AIDS linkages to care and treatment among at-risk populations in their...

2014-10-18 16:21:16

Human Rights Campaign calls preventive treatment plan "a critically important tool that must be part of any and all efforts to end the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the United States" WASHINGTON, Oct. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a policy paper released today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization, explicitly endorsed the use of Truvada for Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP). PrEP is any medical or public...

2014-10-17 23:06:53

This year, USBSI teamed up with sure3 tek Inc to show support to all those affected by HIV/AIDS. City of Industry, CA (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 US Bankcard Services, Inc. (USBSI) and the sure3 team participated in the 30th annual AIDS Walk Los Angeles. sure3 tek Inc is a partner of USBSI that offers online turn-key solutions for restaurant merchants across the nation. The AIDS Walk is a movement that has been giving hope to the millions of people that are affected by the disease known as...

2014-10-14 08:30:36

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It is well known that Ampro Industries, Inc., is a leader when it comes to giving back to the community. The company truly believes in going the extra mile for those who have kept their styling gels number one for decades. This year, Ampro is increasing awareness of their philanthropic activities through a new campaign called, "A Positive Message." http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141013/151733 In the past, Ampro has worked with...

2014-10-09 23:00:33

Visiting Nurse Association of Northern New Jersey offers influenza tips and Community Flu Clinics every Thursday in October. Morristown, New Jersey (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 As part of the Visiting Nurse Association of Northern New Jersey (VNA) commitment to community health and wellness, flu shots will be available every Thursday in October from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM at their Morristown New Jersey headquarters located at 175 South Street. Every year, an average of 200,000 people are...

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2014-10-09 08:40:25

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The authors of two new studies published Wednesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) analyzed the use of different types of vaccines to help better prevent and control pandemic bird flu virus. In one of the studies, Saint Louis University professor of infectious diseases, allergy and immunology Dr. Robert Belshe and his colleagues found that a vaccine designed to protect against an old strain of avian flu...

AIDS origins
2014-10-04 16:14:33

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The origin of the AIDS pandemic can be traced back to a city in what is now the Democratic Republic of Congo, an international team led by scientists from Oxford University and the University of Leuven report in the latest edition of the journal Science. According to first author Dr. Nuno Faria of Oxford’s Department of Zoology and his colleagues, a reconstruction of the genetic history of the HIV-1 group M pandemic concluded the...

2014-10-01 08:31:40

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will fund up to $12.9 million for the development of Alere's next-generation POC molecular influenza test WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alere Inc. (NYSE: ALR), a leading global provider of point-of-care rapid diagnostics, today announced that it has entered into a contract with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) to develop diagnostic...


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2011-04-28 15:06:23

Vibrio cholerae is a gram negative comma-shaped bacterium with a polar flagellum that causes cholera in humans. V. cholerae belongs to the gamma subdivision of the Proteobacteria. Classical and El Tor are the two types of V. Cholerae identified by hemaggluttination testing. El Tor is found throughout the world, while the classical biotype is found only in Bangladesh. It was first isolated as the cause of cholera by Italian anatomist Filippo Pacini in 1854; however, this discovery was not...

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  • To think; to imagine; to fancy.
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