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Michael Mooney: Nutrition and HIV Activist That Helped Thousands

Michael Mooney’s Life TRANSCRIPT Hi. We are going to mute everybody during the recorded part of this memorial, and then we’ll open it up when we start telling stories. So, thank you for sharing this time with my sister Kathy and me. I wanted to tell you the story of my brother’s life, and as …

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STAYING FIT & HEALTHY WHILE AGING WITH HIV

Lecture Agenda: Weight Gain in the New HIV Era- Review of Studies Preventing Heart Disease Reducing Visceral Fat Healthy Nutrition Tips Exercise Tips Weight Loss Medications Hormone Balance Sleep- The Pillar of Health Resources Weight Gain in HIV: Then and Now 1996- 2006: Weight gain was characterized by accumulation in the visceral and cervical area …

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HIV and Hormones

Low testosterone is associated with poor health status in men with HIV Use of Testosterone and Anabolic Steroids in Patients Who Have HIV Thread: Longitudinal Changes over 10 years in Free Testosterone … Are persons with HIV worthy of cancer prevention diagnoses and … How to Decrease HIV related belly fat accumulation When to start nandrolone (Decadurabolin) when …

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How to Decrease HIV Related Belly Fat Accumulation

In the mid-90s with the advent of the first antiretroviral (AVR) drug combination therapies, Kaposi’s sarcoma (KS) lesions and lipodystrophy (wasting away of body fat) rapidly faded from public consciousness as signs of HIV infection. Only to be replaced by another symptom that can powerfully impact the health and appearance and health of the HIV …

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Probiotic Visbiome improves gut barrier function in patients with HIV

“Probiotic supplementation improved the physical and immunological integrity of the intestinal mucosal barrier in HIV-1-positive patients being treated with antiretroviral therapy, according to new research.   The researchers sought to evaluate the effects of a high potency multistrain probiotic — marketed in the U.S. as Visbiome (ExeGi Pharma) and Vivomixx in Europe — on intestinal …

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New HIV Drugs in the Pipeline- 2017: CROI Review by Dr Pablo Tebas

Gilead presented some data about a new capsid formation inhibitor (GS-CA1), a total new drug class that looks incredibly powerful in vitro (6) [ CROI: Discovery of Novel Potent HIV Capsid Inhibitors with Long-Acting Potential.] These compounds block the capsid formation during maturation and early after entry. They do not have cross resistance with other …

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HIV Cure Update 2017: Interview with Leading Research Advocates

Nelson Vergel (PowerUSA.org) moderates a webcast with two leading HIV Cure research activists: Richard Jeffreys and Robert Reinhard. They  update us on progress made after a cure was possible for Timothy Brown, the only person cured of HIV in 2007. ABOUT THE SPEAKERS: Richard Jefferys began working in the HIV/AIDS field in 1993 at the …

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Ibalizumab: First Long Acting HIV Treatment Available Now Via Expanded Access

No one can deny that many patients can now suppress their HIV with effective antiretrovirals (ARVs) that cause fewer side effects. However, a vulnerable and often forgotten minority of people are still struggling with multi-drug resistant HIV (MDR-HIV) while they anxiously wait for access to lifesaving ARVs that would finally control their viral replication. Although …

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Aerobic Exercise Increases Cognition and Brain Volume in HIV+ People

Background: HIV infected (HIV+) individuals are now reaching an advanced age, through stable treatment with highly active anti-retroviral therapy (HAART). However, HIV and aging are still risk factors for cognitive decline and neuropathologic deterioration seen in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Healthy lifestyle factors such as regular exercise may provide benefits to HIV+ individuals. Few studies …

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HIV Lipodystrophy Update: Interview with Researcher Dr. Grace McComsey

HIV Lipodystrophy Update: Interview with Researcher Dr. Grace McComsey Dr. Grace McComsey has been involved in HIV research for 16 years, 12 of those as an NIH-funded principal investigator. Her work has focused on the investigations on lipodystrophy and metabolic complications in HIV. Her work was paramount in showing the link between nucleoside inhibitor-induced mitochondrial …

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