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New HIV Medications Being Studied in 2017

Antiretroviral treatment – where we are now / New HIV Drugs & Treatments    from: http://www.natap.org/2017/CROI/croi_151.htm Joseph J. Eron MD Professor of Medicine University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill The CROI meeting in Seattle this year was again a terrific mix of basic, translational, clinical and epidemiological research. This year perhaps we are seeing more clinical …

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Top Ten Testosterone Replacement Monitoring Tips

Nelson Vergel, author of Testosterone: A Man’s Guide (Amazon.com) and founder of ExcelMale.com and DiscountedLabs.com, talks about what he thinks are the most important 10 things that all men on testosterone replacement therapy should know to maximize benefits and minimize side-effects. For questions for Nelson, please register on ExcelMale.com and post them on the forum …

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Why Has Only One Person Been Cured of HIV in 10 Years?

In 2006, Timothy Brown, an American living in Berlin,  was on antiretroviral therapy with good viral suppression when he developed leukemia and required bone marrow transplants after other treatment failed. His doctor in Berlin, Gero Hütter, MD, had the idea to use bone marrow from a donor with a double CCR5-delta-32 mutation, meaning the stem …

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Reducing HIV-Related Inflammation: Safety Study of Ruxolitinib

Dr Vincent Marconi talks about his study “Evaluating the Safety and Tolerability of Ruxolitinib in Antiretroviral-Treated HIV-Infected Adults” which is currently looking for volunteers. For more information about the study or how to join it, call us at 206-744-8883 or email us at actu@uw.edu https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/N… Dr Vincent Marconi received his MD at the Johns Hopkins …

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Everything You Need to Know About Anal Cancer Prevention and Treatment

In the United States, the rate for anal cancer in the general population is 1 case per 100,000 people; among HIV-negative men who have sex with men the rate increases to 35 cases per 100,000 people. For HIV-positive gay and bisexual men, the rate is estimated to be between 75 to 115 cases per 100,000 …

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Abdominal Fat Accumulation in HIV: Interview with Dr Grinspoon

Nelson Vergel from PowerUSA.org interviews Dr Steven Grinspoon from Harvard Medical School about what we know about HIV lipodystrophy associated fat accumulation. Dr Grinspoon covers potential causes and treatments. For more information please refer to the closing image at the end of the video. QUESTIONS FOR DR GRINSPOON’S INTERVIEW: 1. Please give our audience background …

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Be a Hero- Send Your Unused Medications to Venezuelans in Crisis

Cristobal Plaza, director of ActionforSolidarity.org, talks about the medication shortages in Venezuela and how you can help while the situation is resolved one day. Action for Solidarity is a United States established and active  501 (c) (3) Non-profit Organization. We will ensure that your donation will get to the people who need these medicines by  using the extensive distribution network …

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Interview with Dr Luis Casavantes About Facial, Buttock and Penile Fillers

Nelson Vergel from the non-profit Program for Wellness Restoration ( www.PoWeRUSA.org ) interviews Dr Luis Casavantes about his experience with PMMA filler for HIV-related facial/buttock wasting reconstruction. He also shares his experience on the use of PMMA for penile girth enlargement. For more info visit www.AvantiDerma.com. You can also find more info on PoWeR’s site …

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Interview with Dr Gerald Pierone About HIV Lipodystrophy Options

Nelson Vergel, director of Program for Wellness Restoration, interviews Dr Pierone about his long experience treating patients with HIV facial lipoatrophy and his upcoming study for patients with HIV related abdominal fat accumulation. His website is www.FacialRejuvenationFL.com You can also ask him questions on TheBody.com. You can also find more info on PoWeR’s site www.FacialWasting.org …

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Life Expectancy Rising in HIV Group Over 50, But Still Lags General Population

Estimated median survival in the HIV group rose from 11.8 years in 1996-1999 to 17.8 years in 2000-2005 and to 22.5 years in 2006-2014. Median survival in general population controls was 30.2 years across all three periods. Mortality rate ratio comparing HIV-positive people with controls was highest among 50- to 55-year-olds (3.8) and declined in …

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