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Johns Hopkins study suggests the commonly prescribed anti-retroviral drug efavirenz attacks brain... by Nelson V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS Popular HIV drug may cause memory declines Johns Hopkins study suggests the commonly prescribed anti-retroviral drug efavirenz attacks brain cells ... Read on »
NOVEL APPROACHES TO CURING HIV by Nelson V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS One of the greatest advances in modern medicine has been the development of HAART for the treatment of HIV. HAART decreases HIV-associated morbidity and mortality for pa ... Read on »
Fw: News & Views: "Premature Aging" -- Myth vs. Reality; HIV Pregnancy Tips; Transmission Sentence... by Nelson V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS From: "News at The Body" <update@news.thebody.com> Date: 27 Sep 2012 15:24:31 -0400 To: <nelsonvergel@yahoo.com> ReplyTo: "News at The Body" <update@news.t ... Read on »
Fw: Hot Topics at TheBody.com's "Ask the Experts" Forums by Nelson V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS As part of my work as a cure and salvage treatment activist, I am constantly searching for treatment options that could serve two purposes: existing medicatio ... Read on »
Gilead Prices Its New STRIBILD Once a Day HIV Regimen Higher Than Complera and Atripla by Nelson V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS Gilead has priced its STRIBILD at  $28,500 / year.  The other two single tablet HIV regimens, Complera and Atripla cost $26, 350 /year and $24,971.6 ... Read on »
Is the best HIV drug bad for muscle? Isentress increases CPK by Nelson V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS CPK is creatine phosphokinase, an enzyme found mainly in the heart, brain, and skeletal muscle. It is tested by taking a blood sample. High CPK can indicate mus ... Read on »
Free Book from PoWeR: Built to Survive by Nelson V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS With over 330 scientific references, this book provides a comprehensive guide to the medical use of anabolic steroids, growth hormone, supplementation, optimal nutriti ... Read on »
Fw: News & Views: Present and Future of HIV Treatment; Cost of Drugs; Simply "Being"; and More by Nelson V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS From: "News at The Body" <update@news.thebody.com> Date: 09 Aug 2012 13:43:57 -0400 To: <nelsonvergel@yahoo.com> ReplyTo: "News at The Body" <update@news.t ... Read on »
VIDEO: What to Do if You are Told You Are HIV+ ? by Nelson V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS Finding out that one is HIV positive is an overwhelming and scary experience. Unless you know empowered HIV-positive people who can help you navigate the next steps ... Read on »
Starting HIV Medications Within 10 Weeks from Infection Can Create Elite Controllers After 3 Years... by Nelson V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS Distribution of the HIV reservoir in patients spontaneously controlling HIV infection after treatment interruption Presented by Charline Bacchus (France). C. Bac ... Read on »
Two more men with HIV now virus-free. Is this a cure? by Nelson V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS They are still taking HIV medications, so we won't know until after they interrupt their HIV treatment... Two More Patients HIV-Free After Bone Marrow Transplants ... Read on »
GSK is Exploring a Once a Month Injectable HIV Treatment Regimen by Nelson V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS Pharmacokinetics, Safety and Tolerability of the HIV Integrase Inhibitor S/GSK1265744 Long Acting Parenteral Nanosuspension Following Single Dose Administration to ... Read on »
New HIV, Hepatitis C and TB Medications in the Research Pipeline' Report from TAG and I'Base by Nelson V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS Highly recommend recently published report by the AIDS Policy Project about what we need to do to advance HIV cure research For the Win Read on »
Fw: Hot Topics at TheBody.com's "Ask the Experts" Forums by Nelson V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS From: "News at The Body" <update@news.thebody.com> Date: 17 Jul 2012 18:51:45 -0400 To: <nelsonvergel@yahoo.com> ReplyTo: "News at The Body" <update@news.t ... Read on »
An HIV Drug Helps Cancer Patients by Nelson V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS NEJM paper:  http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1201248 http://www.forbes.com/sites/matthewherper/2012/07/11/immune-reversal-unsuccessful-pfizer-aids-drug-might-he ... Read on »
Informative Questions and Answers at TheBody.com by Nelson V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS Gynecomastia problems:  http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/Aging/Q223555.html Shingles Vaccine for HIV+ People http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/Aging/Q222619.html ... Read on »
Today's Supreme Court Decision on Health Care Reform- The fight is not over and it is now up to... by Nelson V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS The fight over healthcare is not over.Today's decision means that state lawmakers will have to pass legislation to establish insurance exchange that will allow uninsured pe ... Read on »
Fw: Hot Topics at TheBody.com's "Ask the Experts" Forums by Nelson V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS From: "News at The Body" <update@news.thebody.com> Date: 26 Jun 2012 18:04:25 -0400 To: <nelsonvergel@yahoo.com> ReplyTo: "News at The Body" <update@news.t ... Read on »
The Stigma Project Social Media Campaigns by Nelson V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS If the process for developing HIV drugs has been unusual, selling them has been even more so. America is the rich world’s biggest market, with 841,000 patients diagnosed—t ... Read on »
Nucleoside and Norvir Free HIV Medication Regimen May Provide an Option for Patients with Kidney... by Nelson V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS http://www.hivandhepatitis. com/hiv-aids/hiv-aids-topics/ hiv-treatment/3629-nrti- sparing-art-with-atazanavir- raltegravir-conf ... Read on »