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Nelson, how is the man who got cured of HIV (The Berlin Patient) doing ? by Nelson V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS Sign this Petition to Ask Obama for More HIV Cure Research Funding Read on »
New HIV Drugs in the Pipeline - 2012 by Nelson V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS A class of HIV antiretroviral drugs known as CCR5 antagonists -- which includes maraviroc (Selzentry) and vicriviroc -- inhibit the invasion or spread of specific types of ... Read on »
Secretary of State Clinton Releases Pride Video by Nelson V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS I wanted to remind everyone about resources from Program for Wellness Restoration (PoWeR). Regards, Nelson Vergel Director Sites: http://w ... 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 ScienceDaily (June 11, 2012) — The findings of a new study in monkeys may help clarify why some people infected with HIV are better able to control the virus. They also may ... Read on »
Is The Berlin Patient Reinfected with HIV?- New data to interpret with caution by Nelson V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS I have previously reported about Timothy Brown, aka "The Berlin Patient", the man who was cured of HIV after going through chemotherapy, radiation and two bone marrow t ... Read on »
Doctors turn to cord blood transplants in hopes of curing patients with HIV by Nelson V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS Timothy Brown made medical history when he became the first patient who was essentially cured of HIV, after receiving a stem cell transplant from a person who was genetical ... Read on »
Exercise May Improve Neuropathy by Nelson V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS If this is true in humans, this may explain why I have seen people at my wellness center improve their neuropathy pain symptoms when they start exercising. Exerc ... 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: 06 Jun 2012 12:06:09 -0400 To: <nelsonvergel@yahoo.com> ReplyTo: "News at The Body" <update@news.t ... Read on »
Free Medication and Doctor Appointment Reminder Service Now Available by Nelson V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS Hey, nobody's perfect. We can all use a little nudge sometimes to help us remember our HIV meds, upcoming doctor's appoint ... Read on »
Ten News Items That Have Made Me Happy During the Past Month by Nelson V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS These past several weeks have been great on many fronts. While taking a shower this morning, I counted a few of the great pieces of news that have come our way amidst all t ... Read on »
HIV Cure Related Studies Currently Enrolling by Nelson V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS IMMUNE BASED THERAPIES Phase 1 Dose Escalation Study of Autologous T-cells Genetically Modified at the CCR5 Gene by Zinc Finger Nucleases in HIV ... Read on »
Global Health Needs Extend Beyond HIV/AIDS R&D by Nelson V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS By Mari Serebrov Washington Editor A singular focus on HIV/AIDS and a lag in translating medical discoveries into approvable medicines could be keeping the ... Read on »
Does Testosterone Suppress the Immune System? by Nelson V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS http://www.aidsmap.com/NICE-says-sperm-washing-is-no-safer-than-effective-treatment-and-timed-intercourse/page/2364056/?ic=700100 Draft UK guidance on fertility trea ... Read on »
Anabolic steroids and HIV- are they safe? by Nelson V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/Nutrition/Q222332.html Read on »
FDA Advisors Endorse Truvada to Prevent HIV Infection--But Big Questions Remain by Nelson V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS Mark Mascolini (natap.org) An FDA advisory panel left little doubt that Truvada, the once-daily pill combining tenofovir and emtricitabine, wi ... Read on »
Fw: TheBodyPRO.com Newsletter: HIV/AIDS Headlines for Frontline Professionals by Nelson V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS From: "News at The Body" <update@news.thebody.com> Date: 15 May 2012 17:08:06 -0400 To: <nelsonvergel@yahoo.com> ReplyTo: "News at The Body" <update@news.t ... Read on »
Shionogi-ViiV Healthcare announces initial data from pivotal phase III study of dolutegravir in HIV by Nelson V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS This drug will compete against raltegravir (Merck) and elvitegravir (Gilead).  It will be dosed once a day for treatment naive patients and twice a day for t ... Read on »
Diabetic Retinopathy in HIV Subjects Treated With EGRIFTA® by Nelson V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS This is a study required by the FDA to determine if Egrifta use in HIV+ people with diabetes can increase the risks of diabetic retinopathy. http: ... Read on »