December 19, 2012

Nelson, how did you manage to survive HIV ?

hello nelson, I have a curiosity about building body after HIV infection.I am guessing that I should have infected in august 1st by sexual intercourse although […]
December 17, 2012

Six Promising HIV Drugs in the Pipeline (2013-2014)

By Warren Tong December 5, 2012 Introduction What new HIV medications do we have to look forward to over the next few years? How will these […]
December 1, 2012

WORLD AIDS DAY: Time to Help Victims of HIV Drug Studies and Resistance

We have repeatedly heard the following statements about multi-drug resistant HIV (MDR-HIV) patients in a host of meetings on treatment access and HIV research: “These patients no longer exist […]
November 7, 2012

Fw: Hot Topics at TheBody.com’s “Ask the Experts” Forums

From: “News at The Body” <update@news.thebody.com> Date: 06 Nov 2012 19:02:19 -0500 To: <nelsonvergel@yahoo.com> ReplyTo: “News at The Body” <update@news.thebody.com> Subject: Hot Topics at TheBody.com’s “Ask […]
November 6, 2012

HIV, Active HCV, Low Income Tied to Shorter Telomeres, a Cellular Aging Marker

From Natap.org HIV, Active HCV, Low Income Tied to Shorter Telomeres, a Cellular Aging Marker3rd International Workshop on HIV and Aging, November 5-6, 2012, Baltimore Mark […]
October 23, 2012

Fw: Hot Topics at TheBody.com’s “Ask the Experts” Forums

From: “News at The Body” <update@news.thebody.com> Date: 23 Oct 2012 17:43:17 -0400 To: <nelsonvergel@yahoo.com> ReplyTo: “News at The Body” <update@news.thebody.com> Subject: Hot Topics at TheBody.com’s “Ask […]
October 18, 2012

SIGN PETITION: Gilead Sciences: Please collaborate with Bristol Myers for the Cure for Hepatitis C NOW!

Gilead Sciences: Please collaborate with Bristol Myers for the Cure for Hepatitis C NOW! The most effective new therapy ever discovered for the treatment of hepatitis […]
October 17, 2012

Fw: HIV Weekly, 17 October 2012

From: hivweekly@nam.org.uk Date: 17 Oct 2012 14:28:05 +0100 To: <nelsonvergel@yahoo.com> ReplyTo: info@nam.org.uk Subject: HIV Weekly, 17 October 2012 Having problems reading this email? View it in […]
October 17, 2012

Fw: Obesity Linked to Chronic Health Problems in People with HIV

From: AIDSmeds <update@aidsmeds.com> Date: Wed, 17 Oct 2012 09:17:50 -0400 To: <nelsonvergel@yahoo.com> Subject: Obesity Linked to Chronic Health Problems in People with HIV
October 11, 2012

Fw: News & Views: How We Get to an HIV Vaccine; Facing the Big D; Sustiva and Memory Loss; and More

From: “News at The Body” <update@news.thebody.com> Date: 11 Oct 2012 13:48:25 -0400 To: <nelsonvergel@yahoo.com> ReplyTo: “News at The Body” <update@news.thebody.com> Subject: News & Views: How We […]
October 4, 2012

Of the 1.1 million Americans living with HIV, only 25 percent are virally suppressed.

 Of the 1.1 million Americans living with HIV, only 25 percent are virally suppressed. This is worrisome data that reflects how the world’s biggest super power […]
October 2, 2012

Fw: Hot Topics at TheBody.com’s “Ask the Experts” Forums

From: “News at The Body” <update@news.thebody.com> Date: 02 Oct 2012 18:43:29 -0400 To: <nelsonvergel@yahoo.com> ReplyTo: “News at The Body” <update@news.thebody.com> Subject: Hot Topics at TheBody.com’s “Ask […]
October 2, 2012

EXERCISE FOR HIV + PERSONS

EXERCISES FOR HIV +VE PERSONSOct 2, 2012 Hi . My name is John. I tested HIV+ abt 5 yrs ago. My CD4 is still over 500, so am […]
October 1, 2012

Novel Cell and Gene Therapies for HIV

Although the development of cell-based and gene transfer therapies has been slow, progress in a number of areas is evident. Advances in the fields of gene-targeting […]
September 29, 2012

Johns Hopkins study suggests the commonly prescribed anti-retroviral drug efavirenz attacks brain cells

Popular HIV drug may cause memory declines Johns Hopkins study suggests the commonly prescribed anti-retroviral drug efavirenz attacks brain cells The way the body metabolizes a […]
September 28, 2012

NOVEL APPROACHES TO CURING HIV

One of the greatest advances in modern medicine has been the development of HAART for the treatment of HIV. HAART decreases HIV-associated morbidity and mortality for […]
September 27, 2012

Fw: News & Views: “Premature Aging” — Myth vs. Reality; HIV Pregnancy Tips; Transmission Sentence Overturned; and More

From: “News at The Body” <update@news.thebody.com> Date: 27 Sep 2012 15:24:31 -0400 To: <nelsonvergel@yahoo.com> ReplyTo: “News at The Body” <update@news.thebody.com> Subject: News & Views: “Premature Aging” […]
September 25, 2012

HIV-associated fatigue in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy: novel biological mechanisms?

I am convinced that our mitochondria are affected even after years off Zerit, DDI or AZT. Mitochondrial dysfunction has been widely reported with D drugs (D4T, DDI) and AZT and […]
September 19, 2012

FDA approved Jak inhibitors and their potential use in HIV – Interview with Dr Raymond Schinazi

As part of my work as a cure and salvage treatment activist, I am constantly searching for treatment options that could serve two purposes: existing medications […]
September 19, 2012

Fw: Hot Topics at TheBody.com’s “Ask the Experts” Forums

From: “News at The Body” <update@news.thebody.com> Date: 18 Sep 2012 18:37:02 -0400 To: <nelsonvergel@yahoo.com> ReplyTo: “News at The Body” <update@news.thebody.com> Subject: Hot Topics at TheBody.com’s “Ask […]
August 30, 2012

Gilead Prices Its New STRIBILD Once a Day HIV Regimen Higher Than Complera and Atripla

Gilead has priced its STRIBILD at  $28,500 / year.  The other two single tablet HIV regimens, Complera and Atripla cost $26, 350 /year and $24,971.64/year, respectively. […]
August 29, 2012

Could Smart Drugs Help People With Cognitive Loss?

By Lily McCann Smart drugs, also known as neuro enhancers, memory enhancers, intelligence enhancers, cognitive enhancers and nootropics, are drugs and supplements that improve functions of […]
August 17, 2012

Is the best HIV drug bad for muscle? Isentress increases CPK

CPK is creatine phosphokinase, an enzyme found mainly in the heart, brain, and skeletal muscle. It is tested by taking a blood sample. High CPK can […]
August 14, 2012

Free Book from PoWeR: Built to Survive

With over 330 scientific references, this book provides a comprehensive guide to the medical use of anabolic steroids, growth hormone, supplementation, optimal nutrition, and exercise to […]
August 9, 2012

Fw: News & Views: Present and Future of HIV Treatment; Cost of Drugs; Simply “Being”; and More

From: “News at The Body” <update@news.thebody.com> Date: 09 Aug 2012 13:43:57 -0400 To: <nelsonvergel@yahoo.com> ReplyTo: “News at The Body” <update@news.thebody.com> Subject: News & Views: Present and […]
August 8, 2012

Fw: TheBodyPRO.com’s Biweekly HIV/AIDS Newsletter for Frontline Care Providers

From: “The Body PRO” <news@thebodypro.com> Date: 08 Aug 2012 17:46:50 -0400 To: <nelsonvergel@yahoo.com> ReplyTo: “The Body PRO” <news@thebodypro.com> Subject: TheBodyPRO.com’s Biweekly HIV/AIDS Newsletter for Frontline Care […]
August 7, 2012

Fw: Hot Topics at TheBody.com’s “Ask the Experts” Forums

From: “News at The Body” <update@news.thebody.com> Date: 07 Aug 2012 16:54:53 -0400 To: <nelsonvergel@yahoo.com> ReplyTo: “News at The Body” <update@news.thebody.com> Subject: Hot Topics at TheBody.com’s “Ask […]
August 1, 2012

VIDEO: What to Do if You are Told You Are HIV+ ?

Finding out that one is HIV positive is an overwhelming and scary experience. Unless you know empowered HIV-positive people who can help you navigate the next […]
July 27, 2012

Starting HIV Medications Within 10 Weeks from Infection Can Create Elite Controllers After 3 Years of Treatment

Distribution of the HIV reservoir in patients spontaneously controlling HIV infection after treatment interruption Presented by Charline Bacchus (France). C. Bacchus1, L. Hocqueloux2, V. Avettand-Fenoël3, A. […]
July 26, 2012

Two more men with HIV now virus-free. Is this a cure?

They are still taking HIV medications, so we won’t know until after they interrupt their HIV treatment… Two More Patients HIV-Free After Bone Marrow Transplants http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/health/2012/07/26/two-more-patients-hiv-free-after-bone-marrow-transplants/ […]
July 26, 2012

GSK is Exploring a Once a Month Injectable HIV Treatment Regimen

Pharmacokinetics, Safety and Tolerability of the HIV Integrase Inhibitor S/GSK1265744 Long Acting Parenteral Nanosuspension Following Single Dose Administration to Healthy Adults          Presented […]
July 22, 2012

HIV Cure Advocacy Report Just Published

Highly recommend recently published report by the AIDS Policy Project about what we need to do to advance HIV cure research For the Win
July 22, 2012

New HIV, Hepatitis C and TB Medications in the Research Pipeline’ Report from TAG and I’Base

I highly recommend this excellent pipeline report for an update of what drugs are in the development pipeline for HIV, Hepatitis C and TBÑ 2012 Pipeline […]
July 17, 2012

Fw: Hot Topics at TheBody.com’s “Ask the Experts” Forums

From: “News at The Body” <update@news.thebody.com> Date: 17 Jul 2012 18:51:45 -0400 To: <nelsonvergel@yahoo.com> ReplyTo: “News at The Body” <update@news.thebody.com> Subject: Hot Topics at TheBody.com’s “Ask […]
July 12, 2012

An HIV Drug Helps Cancer Patients

NEJM paper: http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1201248http://www.forbes.com/sites/matthewherper/2012/07/11/immune-reversal-unsuccessful-pfizer-aids-drug-might-help-transplant-patients/Immune Reversal: How A Pfizer AIDS That Disappointed Investors Drug Might Help Transplant PatientsA Pfizer drug that failed to thrive as a treatment for HIV […]
July 11, 2012

Informative Questions and Answers at TheBody.com

Gynecomastia problems: http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/Aging/Q223555.html Shingles Vaccine for HIV+ People: http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/Aging/Q222619.html Recently Diagnosed with HIV: http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/Nutrition/Q223309.html Taking Egrifta and Gaining Weight: http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/Nutrition/Q223414.html How Do I Improve my Sperm Count? […]
June 28, 2012

Today’s Supreme Court Decision on Health Care Reform- The fight is not over and it is now up to the states

The fight over healthcare is not over.Today’s decision means that state lawmakers will have to pass legislation to establish insurance exchange that will allow uninsured people […]
June 26, 2012

Fw: Hot Topics at TheBody.com’s “Ask the Experts” Forums

From: “News at The Body” <update@news.thebody.com> Date: 26 Jun 2012 18:04:25 -0400 To: <nelsonvergel@yahoo.com> ReplyTo: “News at The Body” <update@news.thebody.com> Subject: Hot Topics at TheBody.com’s “Ask […]
June 26, 2012

Exciting New Data on The Use of JAK Inhibitors to Control HIV

This abstract was recently presented at the  International Workshop on HIV and Hepatitis in Sitges Abstract 37 by RF Schinazi and colleagues was on the topic of a […]
June 26, 2012

Nutrition vs Safety: Omega 3 Oils and Mercury in Seafood

June 24, 2012

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June 21, 2012

The Economist: The business of HIV – Battling the virus- A huge, strange drug market

If the process for developing HIV drugs has been unusual, selling them has been even more so. America is the rich world’s biggest market, with 841,000 […]
June 21, 2012

Heart Disease and HIV- What to Do?

Some HIV+ people have emailed me worried about this report: Heart Attacks Found Early and Frequently in HIV Positive People Calculate your 5 year estimated cardiovascular risk: D-A-D […]
June 21, 2012

The Stigma Project Social Media Campaigns

I want to congratulate the Stigma Project (http://www.thestigmaproject.org ) for their great campaigns to fight stigma. I particularly love this last ad called “Clean UB2” On the […]
June 21, 2012

Nucleoside and Norvir Free HIV Medication Regimen May Provide an Option for Patients with Kidney Problems

http://www.hivandhepatitis.com/hiv-aids/hiv-aids-topics/hiv-treatment/3629-nrti-sparing-art-with-atazanavir-raltegravir-conflicting-data-for-naive-and-experienced-patients   NRTI-sparing antiretroviral regimen of unboosted atazanavir (Reyataz) plus raltegravir (Isentress) suppresses HIV in treatment-naive patients as well as standard 3-drug combinations, but its twice-daily dosing, […]
June 20, 2012

Fw: Hot Topics at TheBody.com’s “Ask the Experts” Forums

From: “News at The Body” <update@news.thebody.com> Date: 19 Jun 2012 17:25:10 -0400 To: <nelsonvergel@yahoo.com> ReplyTo: “News at The Body” <update@news.thebody.com> Subject: Hot Topics at TheBody.com’s “Ask […]
June 19, 2012

Please Sign this Petition for More CURE Research Funding

Sign this Petition to Ask Obama for More HIV Cure Research Funding
June 18, 2012

Nelson, how is the man who got cured of HIV (The Berlin Patient) doing ?

Nelson, How is Timothy Brown doing? Jun 13, 2012 I have read some of your post about Timothy Brown, the guy who was cured of HIV. […]
June 15, 2012

HIV Drug May Slow Down Metastatic Breast Cancer

A class of HIV antiretroviral drugs known as CCR5 antagonists — which includes maraviroc (Selzentry) and vicriviroc — inhibit the invasion or spread of specific types […]
June 15, 2012

Tips from Long Term Survivors for Taking Your Medications on Time

Staying on top of your treatment every day is not an easy task. Annoying side effects, being disorganized and the hustle and bustle of life can […]
June 15, 2012

New HIV Drugs in the Pipeline – 2012

Gilead has completed and released 48-week data from ongoing phase 3 studies of a four-drug fixed dose combination (elvitegravir, cobicistat, tenofovir, and FTC- called QUAD), as […]
June 14, 2012

PoWeR Resources

I wanted to remind everyone about resources from Program for Wellness Restoration (PoWeR). Regards, Nelson Vergel Director Sites: http://www.powerusa.org/ http://www.facialwasting.org/ http://www.testosteronewisdom.com/ http://www.agingwithhiv.org/ http://www.salvagetherapies.org/ Groups: https://www.facebook.com/groups/testosteronereplacement/  http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/PozHealth/  […]
June 14, 2012

Secretary of State Clinton Releases Pride Video

June 13, 2012

Immune Cells in the Gut May Improve Control of HIV Growth

ScienceDaily (June 11, 2012) — The findings of a new study in monkeys may help clarify why some people infected with HIV are better able to control […]
June 12, 2012

Fw: Hot Topics at TheBody.com’s “Ask the Experts” Forums

From: “News at The Body” <update@news.thebody.com> Date: 12 Jun 2012 17:36:14 -0400 To: <nelsonvergel@yahoo.com> ReplyTo: “News at The Body” <update@news.thebody.com> Subject: Hot Topics at TheBody.com’s “Ask […]
June 12, 2012

Fw: TheBodyPRO.com Newsletter: HIV/AIDS Headlines for Frontline Professionals

From: “The Body PRO” <news@thebodypro.com> Date: 12 Jun 2012 15:22:19 -0400 To: <nelsonvergel@yahoo.com> ReplyTo: “The Body PRO” <news@thebodypro.com> Subject: TheBodyPRO.com Newsletter: HIV/AIDS Headlines for Frontline Professionals […]
June 11, 2012

Living Well with HIV- Lecture in Chicago

June 11, 2012

Medical body calls on NHS to extend HPV vaccination to gay men

A group of health professionals, men’s health charities, and senior politicians are set to call on the NHS to extend vaccination against carcinogenic Human Papilloma Virus […]
June 11, 2012

Is The Berlin Patient Reinfected with HIV?- New data to interpret with caution

I have previously reported about Timothy Brown, aka “The Berlin Patient”, the man who was cured of HIV after going through chemotherapy, radiation and two bone […]
June 8, 2012

Doctors turn to cord blood transplants in hopes of curing patients with HIV

Timothy Brown made medical history when he became the first patient who was essentially cured of HIV, after receiving a stem cell transplant from a person […]
June 7, 2012

Exercise May Improve Neuropathy

If this is true in humans, this may explain why I have seen people at my wellness center improve their neuropathy pain symptoms when they start […]
June 6, 2012

Fw: Hot Topics at TheBody.com’s “Ask the Experts” Forums

From: “News at The Body” <update@news.thebody.com> Date: 06 Jun 2012 12:06:09 -0400 To: <nelsonvergel@yahoo.com> ReplyTo: “News at The Body” <update@news.thebody.com> Subject: Hot Topics at TheBody.com’s “Ask […]
June 4, 2012

Free Medication and Doctor Appointment Reminder Service Now Available

. Hey, nobody’s perfect. We can all use a little nudge sometimes to help us remember our HIV meds, upcoming doctor’s appointments, prescription refills and other […]
May 31, 2012

Ten News Items That Have Made Me Happy During the Past Month

These past several weeks have been great on many fronts. While taking a shower this morning, I counted a few of the great pieces of news […]
May 30, 2012

HIV Cure Related Studies Currently Enrolling

IMMUNE BASED THERAPIES Phase 1 Dose Escalation Study of Autologous T-cells Genetically Modified at the CCR5 Gene by Zinc Finger Nucleases in HIV-Infected Patients The purpose […]
May 29, 2012

Global Health Needs Extend Beyond HIV/AIDS R&D

By Mari Serebrov Washington Editor A singular focus on HIV/AIDS and a lag in translating medical discoveries into approvable medicines could be keeping the U.S. from […]
May 24, 2012

Medical Guidelines Group in the UK says that sperm washing is no safer than effective treatment and timed intercourse

http://www.aidsmap.com/NICE-says-sperm-washing-is-no-safer-than-effective-treatment-and-timed-intercourse/page/2364056/?ic=700100 Draft UK guidance on fertility treatment says that sperm washing may no longer be necessary for couples where the man has HIV and the woman […]
May 24, 2012

Does Testosterone Suppress the Immune System?

This question is raised out of the confusion over the use of the term “steroid.”  When somebody is having pain or inflammation and their physician prescribes […]
May 22, 2012

Information on Dolutegravir, an Upcoming Potent Integrase Inhibitor Manufactured by GSK-ViiV

http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/Nutrition/Q222332.html
May 22, 2012

Anabolic steroids and HIV- are they safe?

http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/Nutrition/Q222319.html
May 17, 2012

FDA Advisors Endorse Truvada to Prevent HIV Infection–But Big Questions Remain

Mark Mascolini (natap.org) An FDA advisory panel left little doubt that Truvada, the once-daily pill combining tenofovir and emtricitabine, will get its license extended to cover […]
May 15, 2012

Fw: Hot Topics at TheBody.com’s “Ask the Experts” Forums

From: “News at The Body” <update@news.thebody.com> Date: 15 May 2012 17:08:06 -0400 To: <nelsonvergel@yahoo.com> ReplyTo: “News at The Body” <update@news.thebody.com> Subject: Hot Topics at TheBody.com’s “Ask […]
May 15, 2012

Fw: TheBodyPRO.com Newsletter: HIV/AIDS Headlines for Frontline Professionals

From: “The Body PRO” <news@thebodypro.com> Date: 15 May 2012 16:02:34 -0400 To: <nelsonvergel@yahoo.com> ReplyTo: “The Body PRO” <news@thebodypro.com> Subject: TheBodyPRO.com Newsletter: HIV/AIDS Headlines for Frontline Professionals […]
May 14, 2012

Shionogi-ViiV Healthcare announces initial data from pivotal phase III study of dolutegravir in HIV

This drug will compete against raltegravir (Merck) and elvitegravir (Gilead).  It will be dosed once a day for treatment naive patients and twice a day for […]
May 11, 2012

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May 11, 2012

Drug Testing of HIV+ Employees and Athletes: What to Do if You Get a False Positive for Marijuana?

Anti-retroviral treatment & sports dopingApr 1, 2012 Hi,if a person who was taking anti retroviral drugs were subject to a sports doping test (but is not […]
May 10, 2012

Possible Label Indication for Truvada as a Prevention Pill for HIV

May 8, 2012

Diabetic Retinopathy in HIV Subjects Treated With EGRIFTA®

This is a study required by the FDA to determine if Egrifta use in HIV+ people with diabetes can increase the risks of diabetic retinopathy. http://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01591902 […]
May 7, 2012

Looking for HIV+ Organ/Tissue Donors for Research

Facts about Organ and Tissue Donation for Research Requirements for research are different than requirements for transplant, and it is important to understand that anyone at […]
May 5, 2012

HIV Cure Research: Flush-and-Kill Cancer Drug: SAHA or Vorinostat

Apr 23, 2012 What is SAHA and Vorinostat? is both are different? Response from Mr. Vergel SAHA (suberoylanilide hydroxamic acid) and Vorinostat are the same thing. […]
May 5, 2012

Things You May Not Have Known About Hepatitis C

May 4, 2012

Weight Loss Diets: High Protein Vs High Fiber

Studies have suggested that moderately high protein diets may be more appropriate than conventional low-fat high carbohydrate diets for individuals at risk of developing the metabolic […]
May 3, 2012

Immune Cells Modified by Gene Therapy Survive After a Decade in HIV+ People

What an amazing study! They have followed HIV+ people that have had T cells modified by genetic engineering and given by transfusion once during the past […]
May 3, 2012

New treatments for HIV associated lipodystrophy beyond Egrifta

Question from a person living with HIV: May 2, 2012 I body build and work out, eat right, etc. The lipodystrophy I accumulated during my early […]
May 2, 2012

Complementary Approaches to Treating Lipodystrophy

From the book: Built to Survive 12.  Complementary Approaches to Treating Lipodystrophy By Michael Mooney (original version in Medibolics 2(2),Nov. 1997) While the protease inhibitor (PI) cocktails can […]
April 28, 2012

Is It Safe to Have Your Prescription Filled At A Compounding Pharmacy?

http://testosteronewisdom.blogspot.com/2012/04/frequently-asked-questions-about.html
April 23, 2012

Essential Minerals for HIV+ People

From the book “Built to Survive (click here) Minerals 1.        Calcium – 300 mg or more three times per day. Take for strong bones, nerve health, […]
April 20, 2012

After 30 Years of AIDS, Ignorance Still Common in the US

April 17, 2012

Fw: Hot Topics at The Body’s “Ask the Experts” Forums

From: “News at The Body” <update@news.thebody.com> Date: 17 Apr 2012 17:58:27 -0400 To: <nelsonvergel@yahoo.com> ReplyTo: “News at The Body” <update@news.thebody.com> Subject: Hot Topics at The Body’s […]
April 11, 2012

Zoledronate Protects HIV Positive Men against Bone Loss for at Least 5 Years

This is groundbreaking  Two doses sustain increases in bone density past 5 years (plus calcium and vitamin D) http://www.hivandhepatitis.com/hiv-related-conditions/hiv-bone-loss-osteoporosis/3542-zoledronate-protects-hiv-positive-men-against-bone-loss-for-at-least-5-years
April 10, 2012

Merck’s Cavalier Attitude Towards the Welfare of HIV/HCV Coinfected Patients

What You Don’t Know, You Can Selltagline Spring 2012<http://www.treatmentactiongroup.org/tagline/2012/spring/tagline/2012/spring>by Tracy SwanIn places where access to antiretroviral therapy is widespread, peopleliving with HIV are now dying from […]
April 4, 2012

Interleukin-7 is Looking Better and Better….

CROI 2012- Oral Presentation  #94:   Gut Mucosa T Lymphocyte Restoration in Chronically HIV+ Patients Treated with Recombinant Interleukin-7 HIV infection caused decreases in CD4 cells in […]
April 4, 2012

A friendlier Tenofovir-like Drug?

GS-7340 : Tenofovir Prodrug Requires Lower Doses, But Will It Be Friendlier on Kidney and Bones? CROI 2012- Oral Presentation  #103. GS-7340 25 mg and 40 […]
April 4, 2012

Can an Alzheimer’s Drug Help HIV+ People with Cognitive Dysfunction?

CROI 2012 Paper #482.  Rivastigmine for the Treatment of HIV-associated Neurocognitive Disorders: A Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled, Crossover Pilot Study The prevalence of HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders (HAND) […]
April 4, 2012

Is It Safe to Give the Shingles Vaccine to HIV Positive People?

CROI 1012: Oral presentation  #96 . ZOSTAVAX Is Generally Safe and Immunogenic in HIV+ Adults Virologically Suppressed on ART: Results of a Phase 2, Randomized, Double-blind, […]
April 4, 2012

Do Friendly Bugs Improve Immune Function?

CROI 2012 Oral Presentation #95 . Probiotic Supplementation of ARV Treatment during SIV Infection of Pigtail Macaques Results in Enhanced GI Tract CD4+ T Cell Frequency […]
April 3, 2012

Undetectable HIV Viral Load in the Blood? Not Necessarily in Semen, Boston HIV Study Finds

Can someone with no detectable HIV virus in their blood due to successful HIV treatment infect someone? “Undetectable viral loads in blood is not a guarantee […]
April 3, 2012

How electrical brain stimulation can change the way we think

Have you wanted to take a vacation from your own head? You could do it easily enough with liberal applications of alcohol or hallucinogens, but that’s […]
April 3, 2012

Controversies in HIV cure research

              Great overview written in layman’s terms Controversies in HIV cure research Journal of the International AIDS Society 2012, 15:16      […]
March 13, 2012

Fw: Hot Topics at The Body’s “Ask the Experts” Forums

From: “News at The Body” <update@news.thebody.com> Date: 13 Mar 2012 16:38:33 -0400 To: <nelsonvergel@yahoo.com> ReplyTo: “News at The Body” <update@news.thebody.com> Subject: Hot Topics at The Body’s […]