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Human Cytomegalovirus

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St. John's Wort (Hypericin)

...patients in 2006 showed similar results. Exactly how St. John's Wort treats depression is unclear, although it may be similar to the action of some pharmaceutical products. Hypericin is active against several viruses, including cytomegalovirus, human papillomavirus, hepatitis B, and herpes. This antiviral activity has been shown in the laboratory and animal studies, but not in human studies. The herb seems to work against viruses by...
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Truth or Snake oil?

Dear Body,I have been reading with some interest about some of the benefits of Colustrum as a potential nutritional supplement. While I do not subscribe to the marketing genius and exploiting of potential benefits of any products, here are some of...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...here.Antiviral effects of plasma and milk proteins: lactoferrin shows potent activity against both human immunodeficiency virus and human cytomegalovirus replication in vitro.Harmsen MC, Swart PJ, de Bethune MP, Pauwels R, De Clercq E, The TH,... Read more »

TIRED OF BEING TIRED

I AM CURRENTLY TAKING COMBIVIR, ZIAGEN, & NEUROTIN I AM EXTREMELY TIRED ALTHOUGH I AM ONLY BORDERLINE ANEMIC MY DOCTOR CAN OFFER NO EXPLANATION OR HELP OTHER THAT I AM DEPRESSED WHICH I AM NOT. I ALSO EXPERIENCE SEVERE LEGS CRAMPS ALL THE TIME. I AM...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...individuals are very treatable with counseling and/or medications.Infections are often associated with fatigue -- for example cytomegalovirus, human herpes virus-6, MAC, TB, fungal infections, PCP and others. Fatigued individuals should pay close... Read more »

re:hpv (HPV) (Human papillomavirus )

I have been diagnoses with high risk hpv. I am very alarmed about this. I have read the causes could be from immune system like hiv. I am so afraid of that. Does it necessarily mean that. I have lost some weight recently, and am concerned. Feel well...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Brigit,HPV (human papilloma virus) and HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) are two very distinct and different viruses. Having one does not mean you automatically have the other. I'll reprint some information about HPV below. Regarding HIV, if... Read more »

HIV ANAL WART (Human Papillomavirus (HPV))

HIi have just been told by my doc i have an anal wart, im realley scared about HIV and i always use a condom so does the other guy, i dont know how ive got this wart if we both use protection(several partner) is there any risk of me getting HIVBEN
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Ben,Anal warts are caused by HPV (human papilloma virus). Unlike HIV, HPV can be transmitted by mere skin-to-skin contact. Condoms cover your tallywhacker, but when you're in the saddle pounding away, there is plenty of skin-to-skin contact... Read more »
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University of Rochester Medical Center

Existing Anti-Obesity Drugs May Be Effective Against Flu, Hepatitis and HIV

...experiments, Munger and colleagues developed a technique to measure changes in metabolic flux in human cells as they become infected by human cytomegalovirus (HCMV), an enveloped virus of the b-herpes family that infects most human adults and... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

What Is HPV? How Is HPV Detected? Can HPV Infection Be Prevented? How Are HPV Infections Treated? The Bottom Line NOTE: In the U.S., counseling and referrals are available on a national human papillomavirus (HPV) hotline. Call... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Cytomegalovirus (CMV)

What Is CMV? How Is CMV Treated? Can CMV Be Prevented? How Do I Choose a Treatment for CMV? The Bottom Line What Is CMV? Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is an opportunistic infection. The virus is very common. Between 50% and 85% of the... Read more »
The Well Project

Immune Reconstitution

This article was originally written in February 2005. Table of Contents What is Immune Reconstitution? How does HIV Damage the Immune System? Monitoring the Health of the Immune System Using HIV Drugs to Restore Immune Function ... Read more »
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Spirulina Latest Scientific Research

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...regarding a purified water extract unique to Spirulina named Calcium-Spirulan. It inhibits replication of HIV-1, Herpes Simplex, Human Cytomegalovirus, Influenza A virus, Mumps virus and Measles virus in-vitro yet is very safe for human cells. It... Read more »

need Some Light Shed On My situation Please

Posted by Jaypoc0, 1 Reply
Hey all Its Me Ron again. So I Have Noticed That iM Not Worring As Much And Things Seem to Have Stoped. But Their Are StilL some Things That Persist. Like I Get Itchy In Random Places On My Bodie Every Once In A While. Little Tiney Red PiN Head Dots... Read more »

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Advanced Search Log In Home > News & Publications > Journals > AFP > Vol. 60/No. 2 (August, 1999) How to Recognize and Treat Acute HIV Syndrome BARBARA LEE PERLMUTTER, M.D., PH.D., JORDAN B.... Read more »

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Exploring: NIAID, NIH, U.S. DHHS March 2005 HIV Infection and AIDS: An Overview INTRODUCTION AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome) was first reported in the United States in 1981 and has since become a major worldwide epidemic. AIDS is caused... Read more »