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.
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.
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.
Scientists have discovered that a compound derived from the Southeast Asian plant justicia gendarussa has a greater effect than AZT in blocking HIV.
"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."
Depending on the temperature and your activity level, you may need extra hydration, says one nutritionist.
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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...
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
"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."
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...