Medical: Infectious Diseases Press Releases

Approaches Toward An HIV Cure: HIV Persistence, Reservoirs & Cure Workshop Takes the Lead and Moves to Miami in 2013

There are several approaches to finding an HIV cure currently being explored, and all of them have had varying degrees of success. The goal in the HIV research community at this point is to find a "functional cure" for HIV-that is, reducing the viral load in the body to a point where the body's own immune system can keep it in check, without the use of antiretroviral therapy (ART).

Top Science Workshop On HIV Persistence Is Making A Difference

With 200 of the world's top researchers in attendance, HIV topics are discussed and invaluable networking is done so that these world class academics have a chance to bring the full force of their combined prowess to bear on a disease that still eludes medical science today.

Hemorrhoids - How? What? When? Why?

According to public health studies, 70% of the globe population is predisposed to hemorrhoids. Now, that's a lot of people! This disease has an important hereditary factor meaning that if someone in your family has hemorrhoids then you have a significantly greater chance of seeing them arise.

Real-Time Locating Technology Helps Contain Pandemic Outbreaks

Last week, the World Health Organization declared the H1N1 virus, also commonly referred to as "swine flu", a worldwide pandemic. National and state health officials in the U.S. are urging healthcare providers to take precautions to limit the spread of the virus from infected patients to healthy patients and staff.

Swine Flu Panic or Pandemic, People Should Still Be Prepared

Swine Flu and other disease pandemics should be approached like any other natural hazard, disaster or emergency, warns, and people should be prepared with Emergency Preparedness Supplies, Survival Food Storage, and First Aid Supplies.

AIDS/HIV Prevention

RPS provides education on AIDS/HIV Prevention. They off many free service such as free HIV tests.

Estrada's 'Lullaby' Inspires Montana Audiences

Solo theatre artist Jade Esteban Estrada (2005 Performance Artist of the Year) earned a standing ovation for his original solo musical comedy "A Lullaby for Ryan: The History of HIV/AIDS in America" on Friday, March 7, 2008 at the Venture Theatre in Billings, Montana. The northwest premiere of the show was produced by the Yellowstone AIDS Project (YAP) and New York-based Vicarious Productions.

Samaritan Licenses Exclusive Rights to Infectious Disease Compounds From Georgetown University

Samaritan has entered into an exclusive license agreement with Georgetown University for "Benzamide Compounds'' patent rights to treat HIV and numerous other infectious diseases. The underlying licensed patent application describes using Benzamide compounds as an innovative new method to treat the HIV virus and other infectious diseases, such as Avian Influenza A, Influenza A & B, and Hepatitis B & C. Under the terms of the agreement, Samaritan will have exclusive worldwide rights to develop, manufacture and commercialize Benzamide compounds in exchange for royalties.