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New HIV Drug Concern: How can long term survivors with archived NNRTI resistance know if Intelence is really an "intellige by Nelson V. Patient Expert Posted Thu 18 Dec 2008 7:28pm 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 TMC 12 ... Read on »
Myeloma Long Term Survivors… Chime in! by Lori P. Posted Fri 08 Apr 2011 4:04pm “He who has health, has hope. And he who has hope, has everything.” – Proverb I would really love it if those of you long term survivors (beyond three years generally), those who have beat the odds so far, would chime in and make yourself known. You are so inspirational to those of newly on [...] Read on »
HIV/AIDS Experts, Doctors Voice Concerns About Health Problems Seen Among Long-Term HIV/AIDS Survivors by Nelson V. Patient Expert Posted Thu 18 Dec 2008 7:28pm 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 needs of the long term survivor p ... Read on »
Long-Term Type 1 Diabetes 'Survivors' Give Clues to the Disease by Medline Plus Posted Wed 18 Aug 2010 6:00am Study shows that some insulin-producing beta cells can persist for decades Wednesday, August 18, 2010 WEDNESDAY, Aug. 18 (HealthDay News) -- Although it's long been thought that people with type 1 diabetes cease to produce any insulin after they've had the disease for a while, new research suggests th ... Read on »
Are You A Survivor? by Meg W. Healthy Living Professional Posted Fri 20 Feb 2009 6:29pm I highly recommend reading this interesting book by Ben Sherwood called The Survivors Club, The Secrets And Science That Could Save Your Life. I listened to a live Internet interview on Thursday with Ben, and with Anna Balasi of the Hachette Book Group. It was amazing, as two women who were written about in the book spoke during the intervi ... Read on »
Adult Cancer Survivors at Increased Risk of Psychological Distress by Katherine B. Patient Expert Posted Tue 28 Jul 2009 12:12am Long-term survivors of cancer that developed in adulthood are at increased risk of experiencing serious psychological distress, according to a report in the July 27 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. The estimated 12 million cancer survivors in the United States represent approximately 4 percent of the ... Read on »
Young Cancer Survivors Often Face Long-Term Health Problems by Medline Plus Posted Mon 11 Jun 2012 9:00am More smoking, obesity, chronic illness, poor mental health seen in these young adults, CDC says Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cancer , Teen Health Read on »
Long-Term Care Guidelines for Prostate Cancer Survivors by Medline Plus Posted Wed 18 Jun 2014 1:47pm Source: American Cancer Society Related MedlinePlus Page: Prostate Cancer Read on »
Exceptional Survivors who work with aboriginal healers by Lewis Posted Tue 19 Feb 2008 6:09pm Here's my paper on this topic, to be published in the Journal of Complementary and Alternative Medicine. Narratives of Exceptional Survivors who work with Aboriginal[*] Healers Lewis Mehl-Madrona, MD, PhD Departments of Family Medicine and Psychiatry University of Saskatchewan College of Medicine Saskatoon, SK, Canada Address comm ... Read on »
Cancer Survivors More Likely Than Peers to Forgo Medical Care Due to Cost by Posted Mon 28 Jun 2010 9:00pm Gefitinib Improves Progression-free Survival for Metastatic Lung Cancers with EGFR Mutations Patients newly diagnosed with metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) who received gefitinib (Iressa) had significantly higher response rates and longer progression-free survival compared wi ... Read on »