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Epoetin Alpha And Hiv

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An Overview of Epoetin Alfa (Epogen, Procrit)

eh-POH-ee-tin Brand Name: Epogen, Procrit Other Name(s): EPO, Epoetin alpha, Epoetina alfa, Epoyetina alfa, Eprex, Erythropoietin-alfa, recombinant, r-HuEPO Drug Class: Opportunistic Infection and Other Drugs Epoetin alfa is a man-made... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

NIAID Awards $16.8 Million Grant to AlphaVax for HIV Vaccine Development

Research Triangle Park, N.C.-based biotechnology company AlphaVax on Monday announced that it will receive an additional $16.8 million in National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases grant funds to advance the development of the firm's... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kentucky: Alpha Phi Alpha Chapters Educate Boys About Choices, Sexual Responsibility

The differences between a man, a boy and a father, and how you know when you are ready for sex were just some of the questions that 43 young African-American males explored recently in Project Alpha, a program sponsored locally by the University of... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Alpha Lipoic Acid

Are there any studies to support the use of Alpha Lipoic in the treatment of hiv or hiv drug related neuropathies -- including numbness, tingling, pain, etc?...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I have not seen a convincing study documenting benefit of alpha lipoic acid (an anti-oxidant)for HIV neuropathies. For some ideas about the use of alternative approaches for neuropathy I suggest checking out www.daair.org or Jon Kaiser's book... Read more »

arginine alpha-ketoglutarate

I have these supplements, arginine alpha-ketoglutarate, but want to know if it is good to take them while living with HIV. ...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
That supplement has not been shown to improve muscle mass or strength in peer reviewed studies. I would not waste my time with it.We also have no interaction data with HIV medications.Nelson... Read more »

ELEVATED ALPHA FETAL PROTEIN TUMOR MARKER

HI. MY HUSBAND HAS AIDS/CHRONIC HEP C. RECENTLY THE ALPHA PROTEIN TUMOR MARKER WAS ELEVATED (427). THE DR SENT HIM TO REAPEAT IT AND TODAY CAME ON 397. ABOUT 3 MO. AGO WAS ON 33. HIS CD4 ARE 445 AND UNDETECTABLE. SHE SENT HIM TO DO AN...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
It sounds like your husband is in good hands. I agree with the plan of action regarding getting imaging studies of your husband's liver. This is done to be certain that there are no complications from hepatitis C like a liver mass. We always... Read more »

alpha lipoic acid, interaction with Efavirenz + Truvada

I have been taking alpha lipoic acid 600 for about 2 years and I am about to start HIV treatment of Truvada + Efavirenz. Is there any problem if I continue to take the alpha lipoic acid?...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I would not expect any significant interaction problems-I would inform your HIV provider so he/she can monitor for any unusual problems or issues regarding rapidity of reduction of HIV plasma levels. I havent seen any specific studies regarding... Read more »
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Alpha-Liponic Acid

Posted by Bear60, 2 Replies
My partner is interested in trying this for neuropathy. Does anyone know of or has anyone taken Alpha- Liponic Acid. Seems to be precscribed in Europe but not here ( mostly for neuropathy asscoiated with diabetes). Recommended dose: 1800... Read more »

2012 SUMMER HIV/AIDS VOLUNTEER PLACEMENTS IN AFRIC

Posted by Albert_Kunihira
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For Volunteer/Internship Placements in Comprehensive HIV/AIDS Service Delivery Projects in Uganda, kindly follow the links below. We currently & Urgently Need VOLUNTEERS & INTERNS in HIV/AIDS Voluntary... Read more »

HIV Dating, HIV Community, HIV Positive Dating, Meet people with HIV, HIV chatting room

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HIV Dating, HIV Community, HIV Positive Dating, Meet people with HIV, HIV chatting room

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More and more HIV dating sites are created and I recommend PositiveSingles.com since it own about 730,000 users now. Most of them are verified. It is totally anonymous and free to join.

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