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Manganese And Hiv

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Manganese blocking HIV

I just read today in The Body Metal Manganese blocks HIV replication. If I take Manganese from the health store will it have any effect fighting HIV?Thank you...
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Response from Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Harvard Medical School
I wish we knew. As promising as the article was, it does not mean that taking supplemental manganese will work. There have been many such initial leads in the past - showing something which worked well in a test tube, but didn't work for... Read more »

Elevated manganese levels

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