TITLE

Immunity challenge

AUTHOR(S)
Rybka, Ted
PUB. DATE
June 2005
SOURCE
Echo Magazine;6/2/2005, Vol. 16 Issue 19, p53
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Interview
ABSTRACT
Interviews Doctor Jon Kaiser about AIDS. Effectiveness of his HIV/AIDS treatment plan; Changes in the development and treatment of HIV and AIDS; Views on the efficiency of the combination of vitamin supplements and antiviral therapy in treating HIV and AIDS.
ACCESSION #
17424339

 

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