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CDC National Prevention Information Network

Connecticut Inmates With HIV Benefited From Treatment in Prison

This article was reported by Healio . Healio reported on a study of HIV treatment of prison inmates. Jaimie, P. Meyer, MD, of the infectious diseases section of Yale School of Medicine, and colleagues evaluated HIV viral suppression, defined as... Read more »
HIV i-Base

High-Dose Multivitamin Use in Advanced HIV Has No Benefit to CD4 and Viral Load and May Cause Liver Toxicity

Whether daily micronutrient supplements improve health has for decades been a hotly debated question. In recent years several large studies have been published and received wide publicity. Results, whether in trials for HIV positive or HIV negative... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Adults With HIV Can Benefit From Cognitive Training Exercises

A new study by researchers, published online in the Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care , demonstrates that cognitive training exercises can improve mental processing speed and the ability to complete daily tasks in middle-age and... Read more »
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Alot of news recently of minocyclines anti hiv benefits

recently been switched to Doryx or doxycycline. My question is, are the two drugs close enough for me to still retain the anti hiv benefits? Its said the anti inflamation of the drug some how helps slow down the hiv virus replicating.....
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Minocycline may have some beneficial effects for HIV related brain problems but data is scant at this point in our knowledge. It does have anti-inflammatory properties but the actual clinical benefit and long term safety remains unnown. More studies... Read more »

best state for HIV coverage/benefits?

benefits where extraordinary and that is my question really.Is Santa still considered one of the best states to live in for HIV benefits coverage,? Any other states you could suggest would be deeply appreciated Rick52 yo bi-male, X-HIV nurse b4....
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.
You ask an excellent question, but there are too many factors to be able to name a state or two and be done with it. You specifically ask about indigent HIV clients, so that pretty much limits any discussion of health insurance itself, with one... Read more »

testosterone and its benefits for HIV Positive People

I am seeking information around testosterone treatment and HIV.I am a HIV positive person and I live in Australia the reason for my question is. Both myself and my partner are HIV+ he has no T-cells and a viral Load that is unreadable not...
Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Response from Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Brown University School of Medicine
Yes you might benefit from testosterone if your levels are low-normal, but do not expect to turn into your partner. Everybody is different with respect to how they respond to HIV as well as how they respond to testosterone. I doubt his... Read more »

State Health Benefits and HIV

I have a friend who was diagnosed with HIV in the end of 2006. She is under 21, and currently a full time student at a university. Her parents have removed her from their insurance plan. She said that she tried to get health benefits from the state...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
I do not understand why her parents dropped her if she is a full time student. She should speak to them about reinstating her. If they cannot because the plan doesn't allow them to for some reason or she was dropped because she was over the... Read more »
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Benefits of HIV/AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
This is going to sound bizarre, but let me preface my note with the disclaimer that I'm taking an international health course and our challenge is to write a 10-15 page paper on a controversial topic. The topic I have chosen is definitely... Read more »

Benefits for Poz Vets

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can anyone tell me the benefits provided to HIV positive Veterans? Ikeep hearing that it all depends on when you contracted it, but I at least want to know what they are. Government web sites are not very helpful in explaining. Thanks alot!

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Benefits of Vitamins

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is there anyone out there who takes vitamins regularly and has HIV? Which do you take and has there been any proof of its benefits?

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VA Benefits

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I was active duty during 90-94, and am in the guard now. In Jan 04, I contracted HIV while at military school on orders. Can I get the VA to treat me for HIV? What are my benefits?

Please help me! Read more »