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Can HIV medications treat Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?

http://www.businessweek.com/lifestyle/content/healthday/642400.html?chan=rss_topStories_ssi_5 A study published in the Public Library of Science (PLoS) in 2010 concluded that four anti-HIV drugs also inhibit XMRV replication.[33] The drugs were two retroviral integrase inhibitors; raltegravir (Merck & Co., brand name Isentress), L-000870812 (Merck & Co.), and two nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors; tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (Gilead Sciences, brand name Viread), and zidovudine (GlaxoSmithKline, azidothymidine (AZT)). Synergistic effects were reported when …

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Spanish Information about my new book- Informacion es Espanol sobre mi nuevo libro sobre la testosterona

Introducción Mi relación con la sustitución hormonal ha sido larga y fructífera. Yo fui diagnosticado con testosterona baja en 1993, a la edad de 34, luego de haber estado viviendo con VIH por 11 años. Yo había perdido 14 libras (6,35 Kg) involuntariamente, me sentía cansado y deprimido, y no tenía deseo sexual en lo …

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New Drugs and New Combinations – How will They Change What We Do?

IAC Summary on New Drugs and New Combinations – How will They Change What We Do?  Vienna July 18-23 2010 Joe Eron, Univ of North Carolina This year’s IAC was one of the most exciting and data-filled International AIDS meetings since Vancouver in 1996.  The defining presentation of the meeting was the CAPRISA 004 study that …

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

If you have trouble reading this e-mail, you can see the online version at: www.thebody.com/topics.html August 10, 2010 Visit the Forums “Hot Topics” Library Change/Update Subscription Mixed-Status Couples Beyond HIV/AIDS Medications Living With HIV/AIDS HIV/AIDS Treatment & Side Effects Other Health Issues & HIV/AIDS HIV/STD Transmission Strange but True MIXED-STATUS COUPLES  Can You Help Me …

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Codes to get Medicare to pay doctors for injection Sculptra or Radiesse in faces of people living with HIV-related facial lipoatrophy

Wellcare put together a great summary of all codes used for reimbursement.  Medicare decided in January 2010 to cover HIV facial lipoatrophy products as long as the patient has depression induced by this condition. http://www.wellcare.com/WCAssets/corporate/assets/HS134_Dermal_Injections_for_Facial_Lipodystrophy_Syndrome.pdf

HPT/Axis, Inc. Awarded “Most Promising Life Science Technology Company” at 2010 Rice Alliance Life Science Venture Forum

This company is seeking to get approval of a drug protocol that will speed up the normalization of the Hypothalamus-Pituitary-Gonadal  (HPG) Axis after long term use of anabolic steroids or testosterone for medical or non medical uses.  Cessation of anabolics or testosterone replacement causes androgen -induced hypogonadism that can negatively impact someone’s health if the …

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Pipeline Problems by David Evans In the past month, two companies shelved their once-promising experimental HIV drugs, citing the challenging nature of bringing a profitable product to market. Has the overwhelming success of modern-day HIV drugs jeopardized the future of new HIV treatment options? Since Matt Sharp first learned that he was HIV positive in …

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