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Natural Medicine Hiv Cure

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The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

... Table of Contents The Facts About HIV Starting the Discussion Talking to Children of Different Ages Taking Care of Yourself HIV is a tough subject for parents, guardians, and caregivers to discuss with their children. However it is important that all
Ask the Experts

bitter herbs...cure?

im reading different articles online and researching alot since i would want to pro long my life as an AIDS patient.I would want to know if a BITTER HERB(bitter melon) can help lower the viral load and effective natural reducer of different forms...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
There is no credible published data that bitter herb therapy offers any substantial clinical benefit for the treatment of herbs. If any reader knows of such a study please post. KH Read more »

gene therapy via blood stem cells new treatment for hiv ???

Hi Dr Bob,l am recently infected with hiv and guess what you have become my hero, please keep up the great work you do for us hivers around the world,l read all your posts and you are the man period...l need to start treatment asap cd4 300 and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...gene therapy phase II clinical trial were exciting and encouraging in equal measure. Dr. Ron Mitsuyasu at UCLA is an excellent HIV/AIDS/oncologist physician specialist who has been conducting cutting edge immune-based HIV research for quite some... Read more »

Natural medicines

I am currently on HAART medications - have been for 3 months now and my CD4 count is slowly beginning to go up.Two questions, is it too much of a risk to take to come off medications for a while (whilst still being monitored) when my CD4 count rises...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...question directly. There have been a few funded studies looking at interactions between natural meds (like St. John's wort) and HIV meds. Because there are so many products and there is not enough money to fund good controlled studies, those very... Read more »

Will drinking your urine cure you from HIV?

Dr. Bob,Hi there, I wrote to you about 7 weeks about an HIV scare. I am feeling better, I had some tests and so far negative. I will wait for the 3 months mark and finally woohoo. Anyway, I wanted to ask you your opinion in a topic. My mom...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Will drinking your own urine cure you from HIV??? Please tell me you're kidding.Dude, I'm an HIV-positive HIV/AIDS physician specialist with over a quarter of a century of Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Journal Nature Medicine Includes Section Focusing On HIV Research

... The August issue of Nature Medicine includes an editorial that discusses the developments in HIV research over the past 20 years and several articles related to the virus under the topic, " Focus on HIV/AIDS Research ." The Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Reservoir in Bone Marrow

... HIV can hide inside multipotent hematopoietic progenitor cells (HPCs) in the bone marrow, presenting a challenge for efforts at eradication, Read more »
The Well Project

Diarrhea choose foods that will make diarrhea less likely to occur, or more manageable if it does occur. Certain alternative or natural medicines may help diarrhea. These include herbs containing berberine (golden seal, barberry, and Oregon grape),... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Read more »
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Another bit of HOPE?

Posted by optimistic2009, 2 Replies
...TRADITION Scientists working with VGTI Florida know where HIV hides in the body. Now, they hope Treasure Coast residents can help them create a cure for HIV and AIDS. For the past 15 years, Read more »

advice needed..

Posted by cdhaileyp7, 3 Replies
...Hi. I got infected in 1996 and was confirmed HIV positive in 1997 and was at the same time labeled with Aids. I have been off and on treatments over the years, I have had four Read more »

Scientists Discover 'Natural Barrier' to HIV

Posted by MOCHA
...Scientists Discover 'Natural Barrier' to HIV 05-Mar-2007 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers have discovered that cells in the mucosal lining of human genitalia produce Read more »

Major Strategic Breakthrough

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...hospitalier de l'Universite de Montreal (CHUM) have announced an important breakthrough in fighting the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). For the first time, scientists have identified a defect in the immune response to HIV and found a way to... Read more »