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Hiv Growth

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HGH and HIV Meds/HIV (HUMAN GROWTH HORMONE)

Dr. Bob, Are there negetive effects of using HGH with my HIV and meds? I have chronic disk issues and would like to help build muscle in the lower back and neck to help with the pain. Massages help the pain tremendously but I don't get them as...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Howdy Cowboy!Human recombinant growth hormone (hGH) is remarkable stuff. It's what makes the difference between becoming a super-sized world class basketball player Read more »

HGH HUMAN GROWTH HORMONE 7 HIV

ARE THERE ANY REASONS TO USE THIS IF HIV + AND WANT TO IMPROVE HEALTH WITH HGH? I'M 52 AND WAS... Read more »

HIV and Steroids/Growth Hormones

I have friend who has been on a medical cocktail for two years, and has been HIV positive for 8... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Violence Against Women Fuels HIV Growth, Sparks New Caribbean Group Into Action

... Sexual violence is driving the increase of HIV infection among girls and women in the Caribbean, say activists who have started an organization to fight the problem. "Violence, Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Estonia Doing Little to Fight HIV/AIDS Despite Strong Economic Growth, Advocates Say

...the country are ignoring HIV/AIDS-related problems and other social issues and instead are focusing on the country's economic growth, Reuters reports. According to the U.N. Development Programme , Estonia in 2005 had an HIV prevalence of 1.3%,... Read more »
American Medical Association

Growth Hormone Treatment for HIV-Related Abdominal Obesity Improves Abdominal Fat and Other Cardiovascular Measures, but May be Limited by Effects on Glucose

... MEXICO CITY -- For human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected patients with treatment-related abdominal obesity and growth hormone deficiency, receiving low-dose growth hormone resulted in improvement in fat and blood pressure measurements... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS in Zimbabwe Has Reduced Life Expectancy, Not Affecting Population Growth, Study Says

... HIV/AIDS has reduced the life expectancy in Zimbabwe, but the country's overall population growth remains unchanged as births continue to outpace deaths, according to a study recently published in the Proceedings of the National Read more »
Connect With Others

veterans vs. newbies...let the fists fly.....

Posted by Lovinlife, 2 Replies
...then somebody tries to throw in a neutral post to the effect that the veterans really have all the info. But--here's a thought--HIV has changed quite a bit since 1984. Those diagnosed more recently will have a much different experience with the... Read more »

Skin-Growths on Chin - how to remove?

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 1 Reply
...Hi, 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. Read more »

HIV / AIDS DOCS

Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
... Kiev, as well as the rest of Ukraine, is a place with a growing HIV population -- perhaps some of the most rapid epidemic growth in the world occurs here. It's estimated that Ukraine has between 70,000 and 200,000 HIV-infected persons, most of... Read more »

HIV Infections ARE RISING!

Posted by bradford, 7 Replies
...HIV Infections ARE RISING! Many people still have the belief that HIV and AIDS only affects homosexuals! However, 75% of the world Read more »