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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
...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 »

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IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...therapy is usually continued as well, unless IRIS becomes life-threatening. To reduce the inflammation, you may be prescribed NSAIDs and/or corticosteroids. More research is currently looking at this issue. Starting HIV therapy while an active... Read more »
American Medical Association

HIV Treatment Widely-Used in Developing Countries May Be Less Effective When Used With Anti-TB Therapy

...anti-tuberculosis therapy are more likely to experience virological failure when starting nevirapine-based antiretroviral therapy, an HIV treatment that is widely used in developing countries because of lower cost, than when starting... Read more »
International AIDS Society

Treatment as a Prevention Tool: Expansion of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy Programs Could Substantially Reduce New HIV Infections

... HIV/AIDS experts gather at the XVII International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2008) to discuss the potential of HAART therapy as an aid to HIV Read more »
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Predictors of Long-Term Response to Therapy Resumption After Treatment Interruption in HIV-1 Infected Patients Failing Antiretroviral Therapy

... Predictors of Long-Term Response to Therapy Resumption After Treatment Interruption in HIV-1 Infected Patients Failing Antiretroviral Therapy Authored by Nicola Gianotti, Alessandro Soria, Laura Galli, Daniela Vacchini, Read more »
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Kill HIV with Photopheresis, Ultra-Violet Blood Irradiation (UBI) Therapies?

Posted by Jon316, 1 Reply
...1960s. The concept of UBI seems simple and the procedure is easy and it appears that it would be very beneficial to people with HIV. Doctors all over the world, including at Yale University, perform the procedure for Auto-Immune System Disorders,... Read more »

hiv gene therapy

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...hiv gene therapy has been getting a lot of play in the national and international press as of late....i would be interetested in 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 Read more »

AIds and gene therapy

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...every little bit helps!! Check this out http://www.nytimes.com/library/national/science/health/072100hth-gene-therapy.html Read more »