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Turmeric Effects On Hiv

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Turmeric with Selzentry and Epzicom, is it a problem?

Hi Nelson, Currently HIV + and taking Selzentry 300mg twice a day along with one Epzicom once a day and doing very well on this mix of meds. Do you know if there is any issue with taking Turmeric pepper extract 350mg twice a day?? Could it...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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Turmeric and Atripa

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Herbal Therapies Used by People Living With HIV: Turmeric

Turmeric ( Curcuma longa ) is an Indian plant related to ginger. Its roots contain a substance called curcumin, which is a strong antioxidant and anti-inflammatory that is used in Ayurvedic medicine to reduce swelling caused by arthritis or injury.... Read more »
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Rapid HIV Tests Highly Effective in Preventing Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission in India, Study Finds

Rapid HIV tests have been found to be highly effective in preventing mother-to-child HIV transmission in clinical trials in India, according to a study published online Tuesday in PLoS Medicine , the Times of India reports (Sinha, Times of... Read more »
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Philadelphia Inquirer Examines Effect of Merck's Failed International HIV Vaccine Trial on Research and Development

Merck 's decision last month to halt its international HIV vaccine trial was not a "definitive blow" to HIV vaccine research and development, but it created questions about whether research was "careening down the wrong path," the Philadelphia... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

No Participants in Chinese Phase I Clinical Trial of HIV Vaccine Showing Ill Effects, Experts Say

None of the 49 participants taking an experimental HIV vaccine in a Phase I clinical trial launched last year in Nanning, China, is showing ill effects, according to clinical observation, Xinhuanet reports. Experts have been visiting the... Read more »
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