When HIV meds were combined into a few pills - for many results were better compliance and better combo meds could be taken with/without food - the ‘new medical norm’ was working and we were getting better.
Do you take vitamin/mineral supplements? Must get those allusive micro-nutrients. Nutrient malabsorption sucks. Do you take Vitamin D (usually with Calcium?) Zinc? Antacids, Heart Burn or Acid Reflux meds? Blood pressure meds? Any psychotic, anti-psychotic or meds needing… read more
An HIV-positive man transmitted HIV to his sexual partner after interrupting antiretroviral therapy as part of a research study into a therapeutic vaccine, French scientists reported in the Journal of Infectious Diseases last week. The case report underlines the importance of participants in cure and vaccine studies being made aware of this potential and of prescribing pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to their sexual partners.
The 59 year-old man had been diagnosed… read more
This article exceeds the 3000 character cap on this page, by the web designers for myHIVteam - but here is the link to read all about this exciting news from the Scripps Research Institure:
Infectious disease specialist, molecular epidemiologist and is the director of the Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology at the National Institutes of Health at the University of the Philippines in Manila.
This site limits detail characters to 3000 - so I will just post the link for you to read.
I hope this discovery helps lead science closer to a cure.
A structural model of viperin a naturally occurring enzyme in humans that is known to have antiviral effects on viruses such as West Nile, hepatitis C, rabies, and HIV. A new study led by researchers from Penn State and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine reveals the… read more
DATE: August 27, 2018
Immune activation and inflammation persist in the majority of treated HIV-infected individuals and is associated with excess risk of mortality and morbidity. A new study by Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) researchers suggests that use of HIV RNA expression inhibitors as adjunct therapy might diminish atypical inflammation and restore immune function in HIV-infected individuals… read more
This site limits details to 3000 characters. So, I will just post a link to some important relevations about the greedy intentions of Mylan with respect to HIV Generics.
Read and know thy enemy.
I was just wondering if anyone else works in the health care field, specifically surgical areas or sterile processing. If you do have you had any problems with your organization while working? I am getting ready to return to work, hopefully after being off for the past 2.5 years recovering from cryptococcal meningitis. Let me know what your have experienced.