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Hiv Treatment With Selenium

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Selenium & HCV/HIV Coinfection

How Selenium can influence the course of HCV/HIV Coinfection?...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I am not aware of any information that selenium affects the course of HIV/HCV infection.Alcohol is the major issue here. Avoidance of alcohol is recommmended. Patients with HIV/HCV coinfection should have evaluation of HCV RNA and then a liver... Read more »

Selenium

Greetings!Doc BY,I am already on ARV I would like to ask if SELENIUM (I take selenium daily) wont... Read more »

selenium supplement.

Dr. ...am on odimune (arvs) 7mnths now can i take selenium supplements.... Read more »
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CDC National Prevention Information Network

Multivitamin-Selenium Combo May Delay Ill Health, Mortality From AIDS When Antiretrovirals Are Unavailable

This article was reported by Harvard School of Public Health News . Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) News reported on a study of a special multivitamin with selenium that could slow progression to ill health significantly in HIV-positive... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Dietary Supplement Selenium Reduces HIV Viral Load, Increases CD4+ T Cell Count, Study Says

The dietary supplement selenium can reduce HIV viral loads and increase CD4+ T cell counts in HIV-positive people, according to a study published in the Jan. 22 issue of the Archives of Internal Medicine , the Los Angeles Times reports (Chong, ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Examination of Inequalities in HIV/AIDS Mortality in the United States From a Fundamental Cause Perspective

In the current study, the researchers assessed changes in socioeconomic status (SES) and black and white inequalities in HIV/AIDS mortality prior to and after the introduction of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART). Taking a fundamental... Read more »
TheBody.com

HIV Treatment 101

Forget what you've heard about treatment for HIV. HIV treatment in 2009 is a world away from what it was even two years ago. Important new medications and older, proven medications can now be taken less frequently with reduced side effects. ... Read more »
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ALTERNATIVE TREATMENTS

Posted by purdeyp, 3 Replies
Hi everyone,

I'm new to this forum - have been diagnosed with HIV for almost 10 years and not on any treatment. Am keen to keep it for that way as long as possible, so am interested to hear from people who have found alternative therapies -... Read more »

Community Member Sought for HIV Treatment Guidelin

Posted by Anonymous
Community Member Sought for HIV Treatment Guidelines Panel

The Panel on Clinical Practices for Treatment of HIV Infection is seeking nominations for a community representative to serve a 3-year term on their Adult Guidelines Panel. The ideal... Read more »

10 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Begin HIV Treatment

Posted by bartleby
Before you commit to starting treatment, you need to know the who, what, when, where and why of it all. Here are 10 questions you should ask yourself before starting HIV treatment. we touch upon preparation, regimens, side effects and expectations.... Read more »

Cool video on HIV treatment side effects

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
http://aegis.healthology.com/webcast_transcript.asp?f=hiv&c=hiv_nrtisidefx&b=aegis Read more »