Susan Hasty, Publisher
Table of Contents . . . December 22nd, 1997Non-Subscriber - Summaries Only
Pathogenesis - HIV Replication Continues Even During Successful HAART
AIDS Therapies (Preveon) - Start of Expanded Access Program Announced
AIDS Therapies (Remune) - Data Safety Monitoring Board on Phase III Trial Announced
AIDS Vaccines - Lawsuit Fears, Cash Crunch Hit AIDS Vaccine Hunt
AIDS Vaccines (Conference News) - Human Vaccine Not Likely Before 2004
Blood Banking (HIV) - Prevalence in Blood Donations in Europe Reported
Coinfection (HIV/HCV) - HCV Transmission Five-Times Higher in Babies of HIV+ Moms
Dengue Fever - Caracas Still Fighting Dengue Epidemic
Diarrhea (Clinical Trials) - AIDS-Related Diarrhea Treatment Data Reported
Economic Issues - AIDS Must Not Soak Up All African Health Funds
Education - Survey: Americans Are Well-Informed About AIDS
Epidemiology - HIV-1 Increasing, HIV-2 Stable in Ivory Coast
Epidemiology - Is the HIV We Know Becoming Irrelevant?
Funding - France Calls for AIDS Therapy Fund
Government - Advisory Panel Faults Clinton's AIDS Leadership
HIV Gene Therapy - Recombinant Vesicular Stomatitis Virus Targets and Destroys HIV
HIV Transmission (Research) - USC Professor Gets $1.2 Million Grant
HIV Transmission, Education (Policy) - 'Safe Sex' Message Not Being Heard in Gay Community
HIV Transmission, Education (Policy) - Teens Take AIDS Fight to Class
Immunology - Not All Dendritic Cells Are Created Equal
Immunology (HIV) - Mucosal IgA, Systemic CMI Protect Sex Partners
Industry News (Diagnostics) - Viral, Cancer, and H. pylori Tests Approved in Spain, Costa Rica
Industry News (GPI-2A) - Phase I Clinical Trial of Antisense AIDS Therapy Initiated
Industry News (HIV/HCV) - Phase III Trial of Alferon N Treatment Completed
Juveniles, HIV Transmission (Research) - Teen Smoking May Hint at Other Risky Behavior
Kaposi's Sarcoma (Treatment) - Human Enzyme Kills Cancer Cells in Laboratory
Pathogenesis (Conference News) - Immunotherapy Research Supports Product Development Plans
Pathogenesis (HIV) - Pivotal Role Posited for Dendritic Cells
Testing (HIV) - World AIDS Day Observance Encourages Thousands to Test for HIV
Thailand, HIV Transmission (Policy) - Government Budget Cuts Reduce Supply of Free Condoms
Vertical Transmission - AIDS Placebo Trial Results Due in January 1998
World Health Organization - WHO Africa Chief Urges Self-Sufficiency
Cytomegalovirus (Therapy) - "Impact of New Antiretroviral Therapies on CMV Disease, Incidence and Costs."
Epidemiology (TB) - "Resurgence of TB in a Suburban Atlanta County?"
Immunology (HIV-1) - "Natural Mucosal Immunity Against HIV-1 by Human Intestinal IgA."
Immunology (Vaccinations) - "Pneumococcal Reimmunization in HIV-1 Infected Patients."
Immunology (Vaccinations) - "The Effect of Influenza Vaccination on HIV RNA Load."
Knowledge, Attitudes and Behavior - "Awareness of Sexually Transmitted Disease among Women and Service Providers in Rural Bangladesh."
Knowledge, Attitudes and Behavior - "Improvement in AIDS Knowledge, Perceptions and Risk Behaviours Over a Short Period in a Rural Community of Senegal."
Occupational Risk - "Laboratory Professionals' Compliance with Universal Precautions."
Pneumocystis carinii - "Rapid Detection of Pneumocystis carinii in Bronchoalveolar Lavage Specimens from Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Infected Patients: Use of a Simple DNA Extraction Procedure and Nested PCR."
Sexual Behavior (Research) - "Conduct Disorder and HIV Risk Behaviors among Runaway and Homeless Adolescents."
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