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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.

By Annamarya Scaccia
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HIV, Vitamins and Supplements

Learn what vitamins and minerals are, and get some suggestions about what supplements women living with HIV may want to take and which ones to avoid.

By The Well Project
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Top Tips for Finding Trustworthy Dietary Supplements

It's easy to rack up a big bill with vitamins and other supplements. George Carter shares strategies for getting your money's worth.

By George Carter
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Are Vitamin Pills Really Worth It?

A majority of Americans take daily supplements. But yo-yo media coverage has left many people confused -- do these vitamins and minerals help or harm?

By Bob Lederer
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Essiac

What Is Essiac? How Is Essiac Used? What Are the Benefits of Essiac? Why Do People With HIV Use Essiac? What Are the Side Effects? How Does It Interact With Other Therapies? How Do We Know It Works? The Bottom Line

What Is Essiac?

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By AIDS InfoNet
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Vitamins and Minerals

Why Are Vitamins and Minerals Important? What Are Antioxidants? How Much Do I Need? Which Nutrients Are Important? What About Other Supplements? Can Nutrients Be Harmful? For More Information

Why Are Vitamins and Minerals Important?

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By AIDS InfoNet
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Appendix: Vitamin B12 and Vitamin D

Vitamin B12

A number of studies have shown that vitamin B12 is deficient in a large percentage of people with HIV, and the deficiency can begin early in the disease. Vitamin B12 deficiency can result in neurologic symptoms -- for example, numbness, ...

By Lark Lands for Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange
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Making Sense of Supplements (Video): A Blog Entry by Nelson Vergel

"I have found a few supplements that have some data in HIV and health. Some are aimed at improved stamina, gut health, lean body mass, bone health, cholesterol/triglyceride levels and mood."

By Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.
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St. John's Wort (Hypericin)

What Is St. John's Wort? What Are the Benefits of St. John's Wort? Why Do People With HIV Use St. John's Wort? How Is St. John's Wort Used? What Are the Side Effects? How Does It Interact With Other Therapies? The Bottom Line

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By AIDS InfoNet
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Cat's Claw (Uña de Gato)

What Is Cat's Claw? What Are the Benefits of Cat's Claw? Why Do People With HIV Use Cat's Claw? How Is Cat's Claw Used? What Are the Side Effects? How Does It Interact With Other Therapies? How Do We Know It Works? The Bottom Line

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By AIDS InfoNet