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Getting Wasting Syndrome When You're Hiv Positive

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New drug for Aids Wasting Disease

I would like to learn more about Serono's new drug, Serostim. How does it differfrom the growth hormones on the market now and what are it's advantages over them? Is it reimbursable? Is it readily available? What clinicals are out there?
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

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

Harvard Medical School
...maintenance therapy following the initial 12 week course. This is the only form of growth hormone that has been studied for AIDS-related wasting. Read more »

Aids wasting syndrome (and TPN)

Where can i find a primary literature article about the effectiveness of TPN in patient with Aids... Read more »

Wasting, disease...

How much wasting and disease which AIDS patients experience is caused by the medications they take? Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Use of Testosterone in AIDS Wasting Syndrome

...Care (04/99) Vol. 11, No. 4, P. 25; Corcoran, Colleen; Grinspoon, Steven The use of testosterone may help in staving off AIDS wasting syndrome (AWS), according to recent data. Studies have indicated that testosterone levels are low in over half... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

HIV Wasting Syndrome

...A common problem among HIV-infected people is the HIVwasting syndrome, defined as unintended and progressiveweight loss often accompanied by weakness, fever,nutritional deficiencies and diarrhea. Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Wasting Syndrome

... What Is AIDS Wasting? What Causes AIDS Wasting? How Is Wasting Treated? The Bottom Line What Is AIDS Wasting? AIDS wasting is Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Telling Others You're HIV Positive

...Are the Issues? General Guidelines Special Situations Getting Help What Are the Issues? When you test positive for HIV, it can be difficult to know who to tell about it, and how to tell them. Telling others can be good because: ... Read more »
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AIDS vs HIV -

Posted by 30YEAROLDMOTHER, 6 Replies
...Now i know that AIDS is the end stages of HIV but I just was thinking - And wanted to see if anyone knows. IF I (just say me for example) Had unprotected Read more »

New to all of this.....

Posted by Anonymous, 8 Replies
...late, i.e. with the following labs: Viral Load - 770,000 CD4 count - 13 Has anyone else out there been diagnosed with advanced HIV infection? If so, I wondered if you would mind answering the following questions: 1) What your labs when you... Read more »

just found out about it?

Posted by Anonymous, 17 Replies
...Hi I'm 27 years old and just found out in 2/9/05 that i'm hiv postive and scared as hell because i had a seizure,which me go to the hospital and find out about it.As I sit in the hospital Read more »