Month: January 2008

Blood Testosterone Levels And HIV-POSITIVE Hypogonadal Men

From the book: Built to Survive, available at medibolics.com and amazon.comBlood Testosterone Levels And HIV-POSITIVE Hypogonadal MenThe Normal Scale Doesn’t Seem To Apply As was stated in the sectionon lipodystrophy, the standard “normal” range for total testosterone blood levels, may be too low for HIV-POSITIVE people. In an article in the Body Positive newsletter (May …

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New HIV Drug Concern: How can long term survivors with archived NNRTI resistance know if Intelence is really an “intelligent” choice ?

Intelence (TMC 125- etravirine) is a new NNRTI just approved today for the treatment of HIV. Many of us developed resistance to Nevirapine and Efavirenz years ago and are now showing “sensitivity” to NNRTIs after years of not taking them since NNRTI resistance gets archived after years. Many of the key resistance mutations that render …

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Bristol-Myers Slammed By AIDS Group Over Pricing

Bristol-Myers Slammed By AIDS Group Over Pricing January 16th, 2008 7:20 am By Ed Silverman The Fair Pricing Coalition, an independent community group that works to contain the prices of drugs used to treat HIV, is condemning price increases announced this week by Bristol-Myers Squibb, which failed to meet with the umbrella group, as most …

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Supreme Court Declines to Hear Experimental Drug Case

Supreme Court Declines to Hear Experimental Drug CasePetitioners Argue Terminally Ill Should Have Right to Drugs Not Yet Approved by FDABy Robert BarnesWashington Post Staff WriterMonday, January 14, 2008; 4:36 PM The Supreme Court today declined to consider whether dying patients have a right to be treated with experimental drugs not yet approved by the …

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SIGN ON PETITION: ads for prescription and over the counter drugs should include a toll-free number and a website to report side effects

IMPORTANT: If you’re interested in signing onto the attached petition, please contact Consumers Union directly (Bill Vaughan at [email protected] or Susan Herold at [email protected]) December 31, 2007 Divison of Dockets Management Food and Drug Administration Department of Health and Human Services 5630 Fishers Lane, Room 1061 Rockville, Maryland 20852 Citizen Petition Consumers Union, the independent, …

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Insulin, Leptin, Diabetes, and Aging: Not So Strange Bedfellows

As we know from several studies, insulin levels seem to be higher in HIV positives than negatives. We also have more problems with increased triglycerides, low HDL, lower bone density, increased visceral fat, and glucose intolerance/insulin resistance. You will read some radical statements in the link below, among which this is one: “Incidentally, two of …

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What is the best delivery method for testosterone in men?

Dear Nelson: I was wondering what your opinion, Nelson, is selfinjecting testosterone a better way to administertestosterone, or do you recommend the gels? I also seewhere you have mentioned appliedpharmacyrx. Would theyalso be able to supply Deca (Nandrolone)? I feel likeI can bulk up better when I am a taking this as well.What are your …

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HIV/AIDS Experts, Doctors Voice Concerns About Health Problems Seen Among Long-Term HIV/AIDS Survivors

I am so glad people are taking about this now. We are living longer and aging-related problems seems to show up earlier in long term survivors. As more and more doctos leave HIV practices for other fields that offer better reimbursement, or due to retirement, we need more doctors who can deal with the increasing …

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The Battle to Decrease Visceral Fat: Leptin vs Serostim (growth hormone) vs TH9507 (growth hormone releasing factor)

https://www.natap.org/2007/CROI/croi_80.htm Leptin Reduced VAT by 30%/Improved Metabolics in Pilot StudyCROI, Feb 2007, Los Angeles“Improvements in Hepatic and Adipocyte Insulin Sensitivity, Dyslipidemia, and Visceral Fat during Leptin Treatment in HIV-infected Men with Lipoatrophy and Hypoleptinemia”Kathleen Mulligan Comments: When it comes to visceral fat reduction in 6 months, this product looks as good as Serostim (human growth …

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