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Boost Immune System For Hiv Patients

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New Therapy Helps Boost Immune System of HIV Patients

New research from scientists at the Gladstone Institute of Virology and Immunology and the University of California-San Francisco is the first to show that treatment with a growth hormone can reactivate the thymus and immune system in patients with... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

French Food Company Says Clinical Trials Show Potential Food Product Boosts Immune System in Patients With HIV

The French food company Danone reported Wednesday that clinical trials of a substance it plans to develop into a nutritional product over the next few years helped improve the immune systems of patients living with HIV, Bloomberg reports (Bauerova,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Scientists Look to Gene Therapy as Way to Boost Immune System Response to HIV

The Los Angeles Times reports on the recent efforts of scientists to use gene therapy to strengthen the ability of patients living with HIV to fight off the HIV virus. The article examines an ongoing project by a team of researchers in California... Read more »
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Boosting AIDS/HIV patients immune systems thru Chiropractic care

Hello:My question is; can you refer me to any "studies" or "research" that I can read regarding how Chiropractic Care boosts the immune systems of AIDS/HIV patients? I personnally have AIDS and am currently seeing a chiropractor...
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Response from Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
I am unaware of any research that has shown this and a quick search failed to show anything. You can search at this address for information: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi... Read more »

Viral Choice Tablets to boost immune system

Dear Doctor,I have been on medication since 17 January 2013 with viarl load 1600 and 336 CD4 Cells and I get sick from flue frequently. I just want to find out if I can take immune system booster like Viral Choice immune booster tablets aspecially...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
There is no convincing data that immune boosting supplements provide any clinical benefit to HIV+ patients who are doing OK on an effective HIV regimen (such as Tribuss or Atripla in USA). Good viral suppression and OK CD4 counts protect against... Read more »

Boosting the Immune System

Dr. Cal,I listened to your telephone conference December 8, on Boosting the Immune System through treatment interruptions. I didn't get an opportunity to ask any questions. In Boston there has been a study going on where patients treated...
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Response from Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Harvard Medical School
Hey robert... There isn't an easy way to participate in these studies at such a distance. But I can tell you that there is no clear difference in the success rates based on which antivirals are used. As long as the combo works - the virus is... Read more »

Any way to boost the immune system for someone HIV+?

I'm hiv+ for 3 yrs now. what are good things I can do for myself to boost my immune system? My t<s are 350-400 and vl at 16K. I take a muti vitamin daily, should i be doing more?smiles,june...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
There is no need to start on HAART at this point, as long as your CD4 count is stable over the past 6 months or so. If this is the case, simply monitoring it every 3-4 months is all that is needed. If it is falling, you need to start thinking about... Read more »
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a tip for immune boosting

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Look guys, no special food or herb is going to chase HIV out of your systems. Dietary precautions work like this: it's not what you eat, it's what you DON'T eat that will keep you healthy. I have learned that I get wasting spells several days to... Read more »

Immune system & HIV detection

Posted by andypb, 1 Reply
What is compromised/ supressed immune system.

Does compromised/ weak immune system take more time to produce antibody to HIV infection.

Would a Person having as low Cd 4 counts 350 is considered to have compromised immune system.

Do such person with... Read more »

The immune system

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The immune system may be able to come back more powerfully than anyone thought after a break in treatment with AIDS drugs, researchers said Wednesday.

They said in patients who had decided to interrupt their complex HIV drug... Read more »

Immune System Booster

Posted by kinzie1, 4 Replies
Hi,

I do not have aids but a good friend of mine passed away a few years ago from it. I

live in Arizona. I was wondering if anybody has heard about mangosteen juice a new

product that is doing amazing things as an Immune System Booster. I also... Read more »