Search Tag: HIV

Executive Health Management

2019 22 Aug

  Dr Jannicke Mellin-Olsen was the first female doctor in Norway to complete her (voluntary) military services, serving for the UNIFIL Forces in South Lebanon and has worked for the Red Cross in several counties. For ten years, she was the medical director for Europe, Middle East and Africa for MedAire , Inc., and got involved in patient safety... Read more

Executive Health Management

STI & HIV 2019 World Congress

2019 14 Jul

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Cardiology Management

Study examines HIV patients with cardiovascular risk

2018 31 Jan

A November 2017 study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association highlights a lack of needed preventive care for HIV-positive patients at risk for heart disease and stroke. In particular, the study found that patients living with HIV were much less likely to have a doctor prescribe aspirin or cholesterol-lowering medications than... Read more

IMAGING Management

MRI Scans Can Help Spot HIV in the Brain

2017 13 Mar

Changes in the brain's white matter – as seen in MRI scans – could indicate that HIV is persisting in the brain despite effective drug treatment, according to a UCL-led study published in Clinical Infectious Diseases. Currently, clinicians have to perform a lumbar puncture to confirm if HIV infection has spread to the brain. The procedure involves... Read more

IMAGING Management

FDA Grants PMA Approval for Hologic's Aptima® HIV-1 Quant Assay

2017 03 Jan

--High-performing HIV viral load test now available alongside broad women's health menu on the fully automated Panther® system-- Hologic, Inc. has announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted PMA approval for the Company's HIV-1 viral load monitoring assay. The Aptima® HIV-1 Quant assay is a nucleic acid amplification... Read more

Executive Health Management

18th ICASA Conference 2015

2015 29 Nov

The International Conference on AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infections in Africa (ICASA) is a major international AIDS conference which takes place in Africa. Its current biennial hosting alternates between Anglophone and Francophone African countries. The 2015 ICASA will be held in Zimbabwe. The convening of the International Conference on AIDS... Read more

Executive Health Management

Bio-Rad Grants Beckman Coulter Exclusive Distribution Rights for Access HIV and Hepatitis C Assays

2015 21 Apr

HERCULES, CA and BREA, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 20, 2015) - Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: BIO ) and (NYSE: BIO.B ), a global provider of life science research and clinical diagnostic products and Beckman Coulter Diagnostics, a global leader in the clinical diagnostics industry, today announced that Bio-Rad is extending its agreement with Beckman... Read more

Pharmacy Management

Powerful Anti-HIV Agent Can Work in a Vaccine

2015 23 Feb

Scientists from The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have announced the creation of a novel drug candidate that is so potent and universally effective that it could possibly work as part of an unconventional vaccine. The remarkable research involved scientists from more than a dozen research institutions and has been published in the journal... Read more