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Aids and hiv: the steroid connection - How steroids cause aids: a systematic assault on the body Steroids have extreme and far-reaching effects on many systems of the body. Immune system * Reduce functions and numbers of T and B cells and other lymphocytes and macrophages Aids and hiv: the steroid connection - Protease inhibitors: miracle drugs or not? Several years ago, protease inhibitors were the Great White Hope of AIDS therapy. These drugs work by inhibiting the enzyme protease, which is crucial to HIV’s ability to reproduce. Aids and hiv: the steroid connection - How others get aids: what about the other high-risk groups? * AIDS in haemophiliacs is clearly related to the use of corticosteroids and other immunosuppressive agents used to prevent the development of antibodies to factors VIII and IX, Aids and hiv - The steroid connection Dr Mohammed Ali Al-Bayati is a toxicologist and pathologist whose California-based company, Toxi-Health, investigates the toxicity of chemicals and prescription drugs in the environment and the workpl... Aids defining illnesses AIDS is usually characterized by a number of "opportunistic" diseases, which can become active in a body whose immune system has been severely compromised. These include Pheumocystic carinii pneu ... Hiv blindness In the world of medicine, the old conundrum which comes first, the chicken or the egg? has transformed into: which comes first, the disease or the medication? This is most apparent in AIDS diagno ...

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27 Jun 2014 | Adverse Reactions (Caitlin Hubbard)

Beyond your genes

When it comes to cancer, modern medicine is in firm denial. For all the triumphalism over the latest claims that approximately 50 per cent of people survive cancer for at least 10 years, the bald fact... more »

30 May 2014 | Adverse Reactions (Caitlin Hubbard)

Catching it early

It’s all over the newspapers.  Deaths from breast cancer have almost been halved, and the bow belongs to screening with routine mammography. So persuasive is the catch-it-early argument tha... more »

28 Apr 2014 | Adverse Reactions (Caitlin Hubbard)

Farsighted

Failing eyesight has become so closely associated with old age that medicine has applied a number of adjectives synonymous with ‘geriatric’ to conditions like ‘age-related macular de... more »

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10:40 | Health Conditions (Ian Yarham)

Re: psoriasis

Psoriasis is very connected to gluten intolerance - not particularly Coeliac but Non-Coeliac Gluten Sensitivity. NCGS is far more insidious in nature than Coeliac (which affects only the gut and absor... more »

16:11 | E-News Responses (Wyandotte)

Your article dated Sept. 18/14...

I think this is simplistic.  Yes, we need some fat (of the right kind, of course).  I am not convinced that all people can eat all the fat they want all the time throughout their lives. ... more »

11:11 | Health Conditions (yvettecostall@gmail.com)

Calcific Tendonitis

I have just been diagnosed with calcific tendonitits in my shoulder, it is very painful after a flare up. I believe I have had this to a milder degree for 8 years and just passed it off as shoulder st... more »

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