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Hyperbaric Therapy And Hiv

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HBOT (hyperbaric oxygen therapy treatment) and HIV / AIDS

I've read bits and pieces about the positive effects of HBOT for both managing the progression of HIV and secondary infection related issues. What are you throughts?Thanks,Mike...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
I am not aware of, nor have I been able to find any scientific data that suggests to me that there is documented value of HBOT in the management of HIV infection.Best,Eric... Read more »

Hyperbaric Oxygen Chambers

Hi Dr. McGowan. Just wondering if you have heard of hyperbaric oxygen therapy? A friend of mine... Read more »

hyperbaric oxygen and coccidiomycosis

do you have any information on whether or not hyperbaric o2 has any place in the therapy of... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy and Increased Use of Contraceptives Among HIV-Positive Women During Expanding Access to Antiretroviral Therapy in Mbarara, Uganda

The current study examined whether prevalence of contraceptive use among HIV-positive women varied according to use of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) in Mbarara, Uganda. Data from a cross-sectional survey of 484 HIV-positive women... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Therapy: No "Substantial" Difference Found in Antiretroviral Therapy Benefit by Gender

Amsterdam researchers M. Prins and colleagues of the Municipal Health Service found that the beneficial effects of antiretroviral (ARV) therapy do not differ between the sexes. The investigators "reviewed the available literature on the potential... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

International HIV/AIDS Trial Finds Continuous Antiretroviral Therapy Superior to Episodic Therapy

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), today announced that enrollment into a large international HIV/AIDS trial comparing continuous antiretroviral therapy with episodic... Read more »
American Thoracic Society

New Therapies Mean HIV Patients Gain Longer Lives, Face New Challenges

San Diego -- New HIV therapies have prolonged lives and improved health for patients with HIV, but the treatments have also brought the longer-term effects of the disease into sharper focus. Patients with HIV are not only about twice as likely to... Read more »
Connect With Others

hiv gene therapy

Posted by hopefulone, 2 Replies
hiv gene therapy has been getting a lot of play in the national and international press as of late....i would be interetested in comments on this hope. Read more »

Kill HIV with Photopheresis, Ultra-Violet Blood Irradiation (UBI) Therapies?

Posted by Jon316, 2 Replies
I've read a little about Photopheresis and Ultra-Viole Blood Irradiation (UBI) therapies being performed by M.D.'s across the U.S., Europe, Russia and Germany. It seems that these procedures have been done for quite some time, but fell out of... Read more »

New HIV therapy shows promise

Posted by losing_it, 1 Reply
Saw this on cnn today.....

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Researchers may finally be on track to fight the AIDS virus by blocking a long-elusive target, an HIV enzyme called integrase. An experimental drug that inhibits the enzyme helped to keep the infection in... Read more »

presenter.trainer, massage therapy consultant

Posted by jackigethner
since 1988 have presented and worked with HIV/AIDS from prevention to pallitive care . have 501c3.agencies,targeted groups,conferences,retreats with cont.ed possibilities. http://home.earthlink.net/~jackigethner Read more »