Physicians give nutritional advice to people with AIDS
- What diet can do to combat HIV infection. Cerrato, Paul L. // RN;Jun93, Vol. 56 Issue 6, p71
Discusses the benefits and limitations of a diet therapy to combat Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infection. Evaluation procedures from the 1992 International Symposium on Nutrition and HIV/AIDS; Malnutrition as a factor; Causes of nutritional problems; Food recommendations.
- Delaying AIDS. Munson, Marty; Gutfeld, Greg // Prevention;Jan94, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p28
Cites a report in `Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes,' August 1993, which hints that basic nutrients may help slow the progression of AIDS. The difference shown in six years of research of 296 men who tested HIV-positive on vitamin use; Recommendation.
- A vaccine at what cost? Gallagher, John // Advocate;11/25/97, Issue 747, p24
Presents the International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care (IAPAC) volunteer individuals who are willing to test for a live-virus HIV vaccine. Evaluation of the risk factors of the vaccine; Reasons of the volunteers for being tested; Background information on the vaccine; Insights of...
- Setting Priorities and Budgets to Fight Against Global AIDS. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;12/6/2000, Vol. 284 Issue 21, p2709
Reports on a conference sponsored by the United States International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care concerning how to deal with the global threat from AIDS. How resources are lacking to adequately deal with the epidemic; Report by Jeffrey Sachs which discussed the amount of funding...
- Doctors volunteer to be guinea pigs for AIDS vaccine. Josefson, Deborah // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);10/04/97, Vol. 315 Issue 7112, p833
Announces plans for testing a live HIV vaccine by volunteer doctors, healthcare workers and AIDS activists in an effort to move forward the development of an AIDS vaccine. Efforts of the volunteer members of the International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care to get government's approval...
- 'Bedpan Mutuals,' Reaching Maturity, Seen Now As 'Bread/Butter' Insurers. // Insurance Advocate;6/3/2013, Vol. 124 Issue 11, p36
The article presents views of Douglass Phillips, president of the Physician Insurers Association of America, regarding insurance for physicians and also discusses topics including doctor-owned firms, anti-trust class action suits and medical malpractice insurance. Phillips states that medical...
- Vitamin E & beta-carotene delays HIV. // Total Health;Oct95, Vol. 17 Issue 5, p14
Highlights the delaying effect of vitamin E and beta-carotene on the progression of HIV infection to clinical AIDS based on a study at the University of Arizona School of Medicine. Decrease in symptoms associated with the disease.
- The use of a spatial information system in the management of HIV/AIDS in South Africa. Busgeeth, Karishma; Rivett, Ulrike // International Journal of Health Geographics;2004, Vol. 3, p13
Background: South Africa is experiencing an HIV/AIDS pandemic of shattering dimensions. The availability and provision of antiretroviral (ARV) drugs could bring relief to the situation, but the treatment is unfortunately complex with each patient being assigned a different antiretroviral therapy...
- Opportunities in clinical nutrition in the Asia Pacific Region. Wahlqvist, Mark L // Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition;2002 Supplement, Vol. 11, pS26
The author focuses on opportunities in clinical nutrition in the Asia Pacific area. He notes clinical nutrition contributes to disease prevention and to management. He asserts that clinical nutrition operates best when nutritional epidemiology is completely developed. He cites that clinical...