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Insufficient Food Linked to Inflammation in HIV-Positive Women

Women who experienced food insecurity were more likely to have elevated levels of inflammation. Researchers suspect that food insecurity causes stress, and this stress in turn raises inflammation in HIV-positive women.

Pilot Study Finds Intense Exercise Is Good for Older HIV-Positive Men Img

Pilot Study Finds Intense Exercise Is Good for Older HIV-Positive Men

In a recent study, older men who engaged in high-intensity aerobic exercise (but not moderate intensity) showed a significantly increased their ability to maximize their use of oxygen.

What Does a Cure Mean to You? Four Individuals Share Their Hopes and Fears Img

What Does a Cure Mean to You? Four Individuals Share Their Hopes and Fears

A mother of two, an infectious diseases physician, a 71-year-old gay man, and an African-American minister chime in on the conversation around the search for an HIV cure.

Plant Compound More Potent Than AZT in Inhibiting HIV Replication Img

Plant Compound More Potent Than AZT in Inhibiting HIV Replication

Scientists have discovered that a compound derived from the Southeast Asian plant justicia gendarussa has a greater effect than AZT in blocking HIV.

Sugar, Sex and Substances: Why It's Hard to Make Changes Img

Sugar, Sex and Substances: Why It's Hard to Make Changes

"A lot of us want to stop, reduce or change how we use a substance in our lives," writes Joanna Eveland, M.D. "But it can be hard. We've evolved, as a species with bodies that are particularly attuned to rewards and incentives."

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Healthy Summer Drinks to Quench Your Thirst

Depending on the temperature and your activity level, you may need extra hydration, says one nutritionist.

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Texas: AIDS Foundation Houston Announces Sport4Life Scholarship

This article was reported by Examiner.

The Examiner reported that AIDS Foundation Houston, Inc. (AFH) is accepting applications for its Sport4Life Scholarship. The Sport4Life event calls on both amateur and professional athletes to help in efforts t...

Caring for the Inside: HIV and Nutrition Img

Caring for the Inside: HIV and Nutrition

I don't buy snacks when I shop, because once those snacks get in the house, I'm in trouble!

-- Nancy Santiago, 55 Needle exchange staffer, Philadelphia Diagnosed with HIV in 2002

Can Bugs Increase CD4 Cells? A Blog Entry by Nelson Vergel Img

Can Bugs Increase CD4 Cells? A Blog Entry by Nelson Vergel

"Microbiome research is in its infancy, but there is already evidence that an imbalance of gut flora may cause gastrointestinal problems such as irritable bowel syndrome and Crohn's disease."

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WFP, UNAIDS Work to Improve Nutritional Support Available for People Living With HIV/AIDS

The World Food Program (WFP), with the support of UNAIDS, is planning to launch "a new policy to make food and nutritional support more available to people living with HIV," VOA News reports. The agency "says the aim of [the] program is to help pat...