Susan Hasty, Publisher
Table of Contents . . . December 23rd, 1996Non-Subscriber - Summaries Only
Immunology - CAF: Levy and Gallo Labs Continue to Differ
AIDS Therapies (Atevirdine) - Monotherapy Flops in Clinical Trial
AIDS Therapies (Reticulose) - Clinical Results Reported in Patients with AIDS
Blood Banking (Safety) - New Law Needed on Blood Supply
CMV Retinitis (Treatment) - Data Presented Confirming Fomivirsen Safety and Efficacy
Contraception (STDs) - Female Health Foundation Launched to Educate Women
HIV Gene Therapy - Stable HIV Packaging Cell Line/HIV-1 Vector Promotes Efficient Gene Transfer
International (Africa) - Zimbabwe Women Petition State on Female Condom
International (Asia) - China Urges Caution in Herbal Cures for AIDS
International (Asia) - India AIDS Situation Seen Out of Control by 2000
International (Caribbean) - Cuba Sees AIDS Rise Linked to Tourism Growth
International (Russia) - Expert Forecasts AIDS Epidemic
Obstetrics (Testing) - Lawmakers Want Mandatory HIV Testing of Pregnant Women
Obstetrics (Vertical Transmission) - Breastfeeding: Key Issue in Fight Against HIV
Pathogenesis (HIV) - Findings on Host Factors Illuminate AIDS Replication
STDs (Prophylaxis) - Phase I Clinical Trial of Topical Microbicide Initiated
Screening (HIV/HCV) - Contract Awarded to Put Screening System in Place
Social Issues - U.S. Gay Group Gives Failing AIDS Grade to Shalala
Therapy (HBV) - Lamivudine Active Against HBV in HIV+
Virology (Viral Load) - HIV Decrease; Rapid Increase in CD4+ Cells Shown with AndroVir
Blood Safety (Antiviral) - "Inactivation of Viruses with Preservation of Coagulation Function in Fresh Frozen Plasma."
Combination Therapies (Antiviral) - "Combination Antiretroviral Therapy and Topical Immune Modulation with Dinitrochlorobenzene (DNCB) in HIV Disease."
Diagnostics (Mycobacteria) - "Thermophilic Strand Displacement Amplification of the dnaJ Gene from the Mycobacterium avium Complex."
Epidemiology (HCV) - "HCV Genotypes in Multitransfused Hemophiliacs."
Pathogenesis (HIV) - "Eosinophilia in the Bone Marrow of HIV Infected Patients."
Pathogenesis (HIV) - "HIV-1 Transcription is Regulated by the Hematopoietic Transcription Factor GATA-2."
Pathogenesis (HIV) - "Infection of Human Marrow Stroma By HIV-1 is Both Required and Sufficient for HIV-1 Induced Hematopoietic Suppression In Vitro: Demonstration by Gene-Modification of Primary Human Stroma."
Pathogenesis (HIV) - "Research Into Anagrelide's Effects on Cytokines May Lead to Anti-HIV/AIDS Link."
AIDS Therapies (Protease Inhibitors) - "Structure-Based Design of HIV Protease Inhibitors: 5,6-dihydro-4-hydroxy-2-pyrones As Effective, Nonpeptidic Inhibitors."
Histoplasmosis (Treatment) - "Fluconazole Therapy for Histoplasmosis."
Obstetrics (Vertical Transmission) - "Association of Maternal HIV Infection with Low Birth Weight."
Pediatrics (Immunology) - "Early Progression of Disease in HIV-Infected Infants with Thymus Dysfunction."
Pneumocystis carinii Pneumonia - "Pneumocystis carinii Pneumonia in Scid Induced by Viable Organisms Propagated in vitro."
Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy - "Cytarabine Therapy for Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy in Patients with AIDS."
Surgery (Infection Control) - "Influence of Blunt Needles on Surgical Glove Perforation and Safety for the Surgeon."
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