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Estonia, Russia, Ukraine Have Highest Growth Rates for New HIV Cases in Eastern Europe, CIS, UNDP Report on AIDS SaysEstonia, Russia and Ukraine are facing increasing growth rates in new HIV infections that are among the highest in the world, according to a new report released Tuesday by the United Nations Development Programme , the AP/Contra Costa Times ... Read more »
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHowdy Cowboy!Human recombinant growth hormone (hGH) is remarkable stuff. It's what makes the difference between becoming a super-sized world class basketball player and a pint-sized member of the Lollypop Guild. Originally used to treat kids... Read more »
University of Cincinnati, College of MedicineThere are potential side effects from every medication, including Tylenol and aspirin. Neither growth hormone nor injectable steroids are known to accelerate HIV disease. Mood swings can be a reaction to steroid hormones. Steroids of the... Read more »
Program for Wellness RestorationGrowth hormone is expensive and overrated. The brand name Serostim is approved to treat HIV related wasting syndrome. A growth hormone releasing hormone called Egrifta (tesamorelin) is approved for the treatment of abdominal fat in HIV.5 IU's... Read more »
University of North Carolina - Chapel HillGrowth hormone does many wondrous things and for this reason your body makes its own. Taking super-human doses comes with a price tag - literally and figuratively. The drug has a number of side effects that should give pause to any who think it a... Read more »
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Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 1 ReplyHi,
I just thought I'ld ask in case there are any bright ideas.
Three years ago I developed two small skin-growths on my chin - a bit like tags or long warts (but they're not warts). My HIV doc confirmed that these can occur in HIV+ people.
I got them... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyHi,
Wow it's 2000 and I'm still here! I knew I would be but it still blows my mind that it's 2000. I was infected in 1983 within a month after my 21st birthday. I'm now 37 and I'm still here and doing very well. I take Ziagen/Abacavir and I'm... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 6 RepliesWe didn't even know about HIV until the 1980's. So, we invented a HIV1 test, only to find there is a HIV2. So, we invented a HIV2 only to find out there is a HIV-O. Why are we so ignorant to think there couldn't be another strain...for which we... Read more »
Posted by bartleby, 2 Repliesdid you guys hear about this woman, a Pennsylvania teacher, who faked having a brain tumor to get off of work. she did it for ten years! and finally admitted to faking.
that is such a shameful thing to do. i mean, could you imagine if someone faked... Read more »
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