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Insufficient Food Linked to Inflammation in HIV-Positive Women Img

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."

NIH Study Finds Calorie Restriction Lowers Some Risk Factors for Age-Related Diseases Img

NIH Study Finds Calorie Restriction Lowers Some Risk Factors for Age-Related Diseases

A new study finds that restricting calories may lower risk factors for age-related diseases and indicators associated with longer life span, such as blood pressure, cholesterol, and insulin resistance.

Healthy Summer Drinks to Quench Your Thirst Img

Healthy Summer Drinks to Quench Your Thirst

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

God's Love We Deliver Celebrates 30 Years of Food as Medicine for New York's Neediest Img

God's Love We Deliver Celebrates 30 Years of Food as Medicine for New York's Neediest

God's Love We Deliver, a New York City institution that serves those living with HIV and/or other chronic illnesses, is celebrating 30 years. Karen Pearl, CEO and president, shares her thoughts on this occasion.

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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