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Endocrine Society Panel Recommends Major Increase In Vitamin D for HIV Positive Patients

Article by Ruth Butters People who are HIV positive may require as much as three times the standard recommendation for vitamin D, according to an expert panel representing the Endocrine Society. In a report published in the June 6 edition of the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, a panel of Endocrine Society experts noted […]

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Harborside Patients Speak: Where will I get my medicine?

On July 10, 2012, federal agents taped a notice of property forfeiture to the doors of Harborside Health Center, a medical cannabis dispensary located in Oakland and San Jose, Calif. If successful, this federal action would shut down Harborside, forcing thousands of patients back into the underground, illegal market. The closure of Harborside would have […]

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CTAC – Presentation of data analysis on liver transplants for HIV/&/or Hep infected patients

Dr. Curtis Cooper’s knowledge transfer meeting hosted by the Canadian Treatment Action Council (CTAC) sponsored presentation on Dr. Cooper’s study will inform public health policy and further efforts to secure access to liver transplantation for people living with HIV. (Toronto, Canada) This is a panel-based meeting with time for Questions & Answers. Speakers include: Dr. […]

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HIV Vaccine Infects 172 Patients During Clinical Trials

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Intelence Inhibits Reproduction of HIV Cells to Reduce Infections in HIV Patients

Article by Chani The statistics for HIV/AIDS for the year 2010 were published by UNAIDS, WHO and UNICEF in November 2011. According to the figures supplied by these organizations more than 34 million people around the world live with HIV/AIDS. Out of this, 3.4 million includes children. HIV occurs through the invasion of a virus. […]

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Topsy | AIDS patients dramatic recovery

Using an AIDS patients dramatic recovery to demonstrate the effect Topsy and its ARV treatment programme can have on those battling the advanced effects of HIV/Aids. When treated, a person on the verge of death can return to health in a matter of months.

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Plight of Myanmar’s HIV/AIDS patients exposed

As Myanmar opens up to the outside world, decades of neglect in areas such as HIV/AIDS treatment can no longer be hidden. Of the 120000 people living with HIV/AIDS in the country, only less than 30000 are believed to be receiving the medication they need. Around 20 thousand people die each year as the disease […]

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Immunogenicity of Pandemic H1N1 Vaccine in HIV-Infected Patients

Curtis Cooper is a Medical Doctor (MD), a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC), and holds a Master of Science (MSc) in Epidemiology. In addition, he is an Associate Professor of Medicine, in the Division of Infectious Diseases, at the University of Ottawa at the Ottawa Hospital. He presented his research […]

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The challenges of HIV patients testing in Africa

Testimonials from immunologists and medical experts from Abuja and Owerri, Nigeria on CD4 testing for HIV patients. Arguments for low cost, portable instruments are discussed.

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Reyataz Inhibits Protease Enzyme in HIV and AIDS Patients

Article by Chani According to a survey carried out in 2010 by the World Health Organization (WHO) more than 34 million people worldwide live with HIV. AIDS, in 2010, claimed the lives of more than 1.8 million people. HIV and AIDS are inter-related as HIV is the virus that causes AIDS. A positive HIV tests […]

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