Nutrition and AIDS (inbunden)
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Format
Inbunden (Hardback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
256
Utgivningsdatum
2000-09-01
Upplaga
2 New edition
Förlag
CRC Press Inc
Medarbetare
Watson, Ronald Ross (University Of Arizona School Of Medicine, Tucson, Usa) (red.)
Illustratör/Fotograf
black and white 17 Tables
Illustrationer
17 Tables, black and white
Dimensioner
241 x 162 x 19 mm
Vikt
499 g
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
Contains 31 Hardbacks
ISBN
9780849302725
Nutrition and AIDS (inbunden)

Nutrition and AIDS

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Evidence shows that nutritional supports can help maintain health in the HIV-infected patient by replacing lost nutrients, compensating for nutritional damage done by the retrovirus-induced immunodeficiency, and stimulating the remaining immune system and cells for better host defenses. This new edition of Nutrition and AIDS is a timely look at what dietary materials, supplements, and foods may benefit or treat AIDS, as well as nutritional deficiencies that can accelerate progression to AIDS and death. It offers a variety of alternative dietary and herbal remedies, including some that have been tested in animals and humans to stimulate immune defense or compensate for changes induced by HIV infection. In addition, it surveys items that may accelerate nutritional depletion in AIDS patients, such as cocaine, alcohol, and tobacco use. It includes data from animal studies modeling AIDS and nutrition, studies not yet done in humans but applicable to them. Including updated reviews on topics from the author's earlier publications on the subject, with a focus on how to use this nutritional information to treat or retard development of AIDS, Nutrition and AIDS brings to the forefront the most recent advances in understanding the nutritional deficiencies of AIDS and HIV-positive patients.
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About the New Edition: "This text is an honorable undertaking in an extremely difficult and controversial field." -Christine Wanke Division of Nutrition and Infection Tufts University School of Medicine in American Journal of Clinical Nutrition About the First Edition: "...a necessary book for those who are treating AIDS patients." - Choice, 1995 "...should be on the desk of every physician that treats HIV-infected individuals..." AIDS Book Review Journal, July 1995

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Wasting in AIDS in the Era of HAART Lawrence A. Cone Supplementation and Undernutrition: Effects on Survival in Murine AIDS Jeongmin Lee and Ronald R. Watson Antioxidants in Human AIDS Jeongmin Lee and Ronald R. Watson Trace Elements, Free Radicals, and HIV Progression Brigitte Dousset, Benedicte Nicolas and Francine Belleville Use of Herbs and Non-Nutritive Supplements in HIV-Positive and AIDS Patients Simin B. Vaghefi and Aurea Westrick- Thompson AIDS and Food Safety Ralph Meer and Scottie Misner Thiols to Treat AIDS Frederik Muller, Pal Aukrust, Rolf Bugen, Asborn Svardaz, and Stig S. Froland Drugs of Abuse: Modulation of Immune and Nutritional Status in AIDS David Solkoff and Ronald R. Watson Cigarette Smoking and AIDS Herman R. Lucero and Ronald R. Watson Lipodystrophy in AIDS: Causes and Nutritional Therapy Jennifer Muir Bowers Vitamins in HIV Infection Greg Coodley and Harry D. Albertson Nutrition and HIV/AIDS Patients in Japan Chizuko Maruyama Nutrition and HIV Infection/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa Cyril O. Enwonwu Traditional and Popular Uses of Food as Therapy for HIV/AIDS Jacquelyn H. Flaskerud HIV and Infant Growth Doug Taren and Cara Frankenfield