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Lupus patients should avoid high fat diet

By David Liu, Ph.D. and editing by Reynolds Saturday May 21, 2011 (foodconsumer.org) -- A study led by Gilbert EL and Ryan MJ. at the University

Mutation: HIV's Achilles' Heel

The development of HIV drugs is an expensive and a lengthy process.  The AIDS virus, which causes HIV, mutates quickly and regularly, resembling a 'hide-and-seek' ...
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Controversy Surrounds Link Between CFS and HIV

Controversy Surrounds Link Between CFS and HIVChronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), also known as chronic fatigue and immune dysfunction syndrome (CFIDS), myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) and by ...
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Renaissance Research in AIDS Prevention

A breakthrough in HIV vaccine research has led to exciting information released from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases this month.In their quest ...
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Texas Offers Free HIV Testing

The National Association of People with AIDS (NAPWA) has been a public voice for HIV and AIDS for 25 years. “We believe that silence and ...
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Lady Gaga Discusses Lupus

Pop star Lady Gaga addressed the issue of whether or not she has lupus on Larry King Live (CNN) Tuesday evening. In the interview, she explained ...
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Female to Male AIDS Transmission Higher in Pregnancy

The University of Nairobi and the Kenyatta National Hospital have worked in tandem on a study that confirms that men who sleep with pregnant, AIDS ...
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Drinking in Excess Associated with Increased Risk for Metabolic Syndrome

Those who drink in excess of the U.S. Dietary Guidelines (i.e., men who usually drink more than two drinks per day or women who usually ...
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Vitamin D low in patients with rheumatic disease

FRIDAY June 13, 2008 (foodconsumer.org) -- About three quarters of patients with rheumatic diseases affecting the joints, muscles, bones, and tendons were found to have a vitamin D deficiency, according to researchers in Ireland....
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Drinking alcohol may lower rheumatoid arthritis risk

THURSDAY June 5, 2008 (foodconsumer.org) -- Drinking alcohol may help cut the risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis by up to 50%, suggests a study published ahead of print in the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases....
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