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The Root Of The Aids Virus

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Cat's Claw (Uña de Gato)

...that grows in Peru. The plant gets its namefrom pairs of large, curved thorns that grow along the vine. InSpanish, the vine's name is uña de gato. Its scientificname is Uncaria tomentosa . Traditionally, the inner barkand the root of the vine are used to make a tea. A similar vine, Uncaria guaianensis , lacks a potentially importantcompound. A Chinese variety, Uncaria rhynchophylla , hasmany similar compounds. WARNING: A plant called...
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Astragalus root

HI Dr. YoungMany thanks for your work here. i had heard that astragalus root is good for the immune system and can stimulate t-cell production. Do you have an opinion on taking astagaqlus root in adition to hiv meds?also i am currently on trizivir...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your post.My question is why do you need additional immune "boost"? From the sounds of it you're already doing well on your HIV medications.I'd save the money and the risk of new side effects or of unknown drug-drug interactions that... Read more »

Hiv-Aids will could be cured in 4 years time says Hiv Noble prize winning Professor

WE COULD HAVE HIV-AIDS CURE IN 4 YEARS WITH PROBER FUNDING says the professor that found HIVOct 13, 2008 Hi Dr Ewald, you are our shining light with the countless hours and time you put into helping people with hiv live a normal life... Noble prize...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
I certainly hope that he is right. Let's pray that he is. Read more »

Aids-HIV Could be cured in 4 years time says Noble Prize professor Luc Montagnier

WE COULD HAVE HIV-AIDS CURE IN 4 YEARS WITH PROBER FUNDING says the professor that found HIVOct 13, 2008 Hi Guys, you are our shining light with the countless hours and time you put into helping people with hiv live a normal life... Noble prize...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thank you for your post.I hope the eminent Dr. Montagnier is right, though I'm skeptical that such advances will happen in this short a period (sort of like presidential candidates saying that they will balance the federal budget).Nevertheless,... Read more »

WE COULD HAVE HIV-AIDS CURE IN 4 YEARS WITH PROBER FUNDING says the professor that found HIV

Hi Keith, you are our shining light with the countless hours and time you put into helping people with hiv live a normal life...Noble prize winner prof Luc Montagnier has stated a cure for hiv can be on hand with in 4 years with proper govement...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Though Professor Montaigne deserves hie Novel Prize I take issue with his statements that an effective therapeutic vaccine can/well be available within 4 years. It pains me to state that we do not know enough about the human immune system to develop... Read more »
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Software for AIDS Virus Research Has Southern Louisiana Roots

The National Science Foundation has awarded $100,000 to a Louisiana-based company that has developed software that provides real-time access to changes in complex genetic data for the research and treatment of HIV. With quick access to genetic data... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Newsweek Examines "Grass-Roots" Efforts to Provide HIV/AIDS Treatment in Sub-Saharan Africa

... Newsweek in its July 19 issue examined the "grass-roots" efforts of organizations such as Medecins Sans Frontieres and Treatment Action Campaign in sub-Saharan Africa to "mobilize Read more »
The Well Project

Diarrhea

...help diarrhea. These include herbs containing berberine (golden seal, barberry, and Oregon grape), chamomile tea, marshmallow root, and slippery elm. Tips for Fighting Diarrhea Diet Changes: Eat small meals at room temperature every two... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...and soles of the feet, and painless sores on various parts of the body. Having syphilis can make you more likely to transmit HIV if you are already HIV positive, and you are more likely to contract HIV from a partner who has both HIV and... Read more »
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Study Flushes Out Hidden Virus, Pointing to cure

Posted by optimistic2009, 2 Replies
...humans, this would make HIV susceptible to drugs. The top performer was the compound 5HN, which is found in the leaves, bark, and roots of the black walnut tree" Kent from the University of Melbourne further adds: "The findings are an advance... Read more »

always know your roots.....................

Posted by daisey6205, 4 Replies
it has been the hardest year for me. i know others have it worse than i do, so no i am not throwing a pitty party, please dont go there. i told all about my adopted dad having the heart attack. today he is in surgery for a quadruple... Read more »

HIV-2 infection

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I just found out that I have been exposed to the HIV-1 and HIV-2 virus. I understand all the information about HIV-1 but, there is nothing to speak of about HIV-2. From what I have Read more »

Kissing Concern...

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...kissed two guys since (I'm female). It really has me concerned, I thought I was being safe. One of the guys recently had a root canal, but he said it wasn't bleeding, he actually let me look (I've never had a root canal, I was curious). I'm... Read more »