Selenium

HIV, Selenium And Your Symptoms

By Stewart Hare Platinum Quality Author Stewart Hare C.H.Ed Dip NutTh Bespoke consultations for a healthier natural life… In this article ‘HIV, Selenium And Your Symptoms’, you will discover: * What Is Selenium * How Does Selenium Help With Your HIV Symptoms? * What Dose Of Selenium Can You Take To Help With HIV Symptoms? [...]

Selenium: African Studies Reported at Durban

by John S. James July 28, 2000 As usual, the International Conference on AIDS this year was weak on nutrition, but there was information in scattered abstracts and presentations. A search for “selenium” found three abstracts, two of which concerned nutrition. “Selenium deficiency is associated with shedding of HIV-1-infected cells in the female genital tract,” [...]

Selenium: Important New Review of Health Findings

by John S. James July 28, 2000 Selenium is a mineral which is essential in human nutrition in very small amounts (larger amounts are toxic). New research, much in the last five years, is finding that selenium deficiency may be involved in many important diseases, including HIV. The fact that this mineral has been the [...]

Dietary Supplement Selenium Reduces HIV Viral Load, Increases CD4+ T Cell Count, Study Says

Article Date: 25 Jan 2007 – 21:00 PDT The dietary supplement selenium can reduce HIV viral loads and increase CD4+ T cell counts in HIV-positive people, according to a study published in the Jan. 22 issue of the Archives of Internal Medicine, the Los Angeles Times reports (Chong, Los Angeles Times, 1/23). Selenium is a [...]

Selenium May Slow March Of AIDS

ScienceDaily (Nov. 29, 2008) — Increasing the production of naturally occurring proteins that contain selenium in human blood cells slows down multiplication of the AIDS virus, according to biochemists. “We have found that increasing the expression of proteins that contain selenium negatively affects the replication of HIV,” said K. Sandeep Prabhu, Penn State assistant professor [...]

Selenium pills ‘may combat HIV’

Selenium may help the immune system fight back against HIV Taking daily selenium supplements may block the build up of HIV in a patient’s blood, research suggests. The University of Miami found a lower HIV viral load in patients who took selenium supplements for nine months. Selenium deficiencies have been recorded in HIV patients, and [...]

Selenium Suppresses HIV

Posted by Heather J. Patient Expert Supplementing daily with the essential trace mineral selenium may reportedly suppress the progression of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and improve immune cell counts. Some research supports the use of selenium as an additional therapy for HIV and AIDS, although evidence of its long-term impact is lacking. Selenium deficiency has [...]

Suppression of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 Viral Load With Selenium Supplementation

Daily selenium supplementation can suppress the progression of HIV-1 viral burden and provide indirect improvement of CD4 count. The results support the use of selenium as a simple, inexpensive, and safe adjunct therapy in HIV spectrum disease.

Selenium improves ART response in Nigerian randomized study

Keith Alcorn, Monday, August 14, 2006 Selenium supplementation significantly improved CD4 cell responses to antiretroviral treatment in a large randomised Nigerian study presented on Monday August 14th at the Sixteenth International AIDS Conference in Toronto, Canada. People living with HIV/AIDS have low levels of antioxidants and selenium; decreased levels of selenium are associated with immune [...]

Selenium Treatment Beneficial in HIV

(AIDSmeds.com) by Tim Horn January 23, 2007 A new research paper suggests that selenium supplementation is associated with significant health benefits in HIV-positive people, including stabilized viral loads and moderate CD4 count gains.The nine-month placebo-controlled study, conducted by investigators at the University of Miami, was reported in the January 22 issue of the American Medical [...]

Why Retroviruses Appear in AIDS, Cancer and Autoimmune Diseases

By Cal Crilly, 27 May 2006 edited by Fintan Dunne, Editor MyLongLife.com “HIV is so 80′s. That’s why it’s called a retro virus.” Download as PDF Section 1 “First of all I’m not qualified. I’ve been an electronics factory worker for the last decade. I’ve done half a year part-time of university biology but discovered [...]