Navigation Links
JCI early table of contents for Jan. 16, 2013
Date:1/16/2013

Could probiotics help HIV patients?

Antiretroviral (ARV) drugs are the first line therapy for patients with HIV; however, ARV-treated, HIV-infected individuals still have a higher mortality rate than uninfected individuals. During the course of infection, HIV patients develop inflammation that damages the walls of the intestines, known as the gut mucosa, allowing intestinal microbes to escape and enter the blood stream to cause a life-threatening systemic infection. The health of the gut mucosa is significantly influenced by the complement of bacteria in the gut and there is mounting evidence that probiotic supplements benefit patients intestinal disorders, such as irritable bowel syndrome, C. difficile infection, and inflammatory bowel disease.

In this issue of the Journal of Clinical Investigation, researchers led by Jason Brenchley at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease, demonstrated that probiotic supplementation may also be beneficial for ARV-treated HIV patients. Brenchley and colleagues treated SIV-infected macaques (a model of human HIV-infection) with either ARV alone or ARV in combination with a mixture of probiotics. Macaques treated with probiotics had enhanced gastrointestinal immune function and decreased inflammation compared to macaques treated with ARV alone. In a companion article, Judith Aberg and colleagues at New York University School of Medicine discuss how these findings could benefit HIV patients.

TITLE:
Probiotic/prebiotic supplementation of antiretrovirals improves gastrointestinal immunity in SIV-infected macaques

AUTHOR CONTACT:
Jason M. Brenchley
NIAID NIH, Bethesda, MD, USA
Phone: 301-496-1498; E-mail: jbrenchl@mail.nih.gov

View this article at: http://www.jci.org/articles/view/66227?key=1cff041937d9040dfed7

ACC
'/>"/>

Contact: Jillian Hurst
press_releases@the-jci.org
Journal of Clinical Investigation
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. New Stool Test Might Aid in Early Detection of Colon Cancer
2. An Early Start for Your Child with Autism
3. Early Study Finds Some Promise for Lung Cancer Vaccine
4. Treat Rheumatoid Arthritis Early and Aggressively: Guidelines
5. JCI early table of contents for April 9, 2012
6. Eye Tremors May Aid Early Diagnosis of Parkinsons: Study
7. Nearly 1 in 4 grandparents store prescription medicines where children can easily find them
8. First contact: Early intervention key in diagnosis and treatment of serious mental illness
9. Brain Tumor Vaccine Shows Promise in Early Trial
10. Role of Screening, Monitoring in Early Kidney Disease Unclear
11. Detecting malaria early to save lives: New optical technique promises rapid and accurate diagnosis
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/12/2014)... July 12, 2014 Utah Valley Entrepreneurial ... startups, with awards being bestowed to companies in revenue, ... outstanding entrepreneur community with recognition for new ideas as ... with incoming revenue. , 25 Under 5 highlights outstanding ... that are under 5 years old. Award recipients were ...
(Date:7/12/2014)... Restore My Vision Today is a new ... couple boasting very impressive credentials on the field of ... as a way to help consumers do without the ... respective patients’ treatments . , In particular, ... of pertinent information relevant to eye care like:, ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... 12, 2014 Recently, MagicQuinceaneraDresses.com, the popular ... new collection of 2014 Quinceanera dresses . The ... want to look fashionable without paying a large amount ... up to 57% off. , The company’s online shop ... get amazing special occasion outfits. In addition to exquisite ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... New York, New York (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 ... ( http://www.transvaginalmeshlawsuithelp.com/ ) , filed against Johnson & ... U.S. courts, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that the ... is investigating the company’s marketing of surgical mesh ... stress urinary incontinence. According to a report from ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... from Scientology Churches and Missions are taking ... lectures, forums and conferences, information stands, sports events, and ... , Drug abuse is an international epidemic. According to ... alcohol and illicit drugs costs more than $425 billion ... healthcare. , In the face of statistics such ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:SquareHook is Recognized for UVEF 25 Businesses Under 5 Years-Watch Out 2Health News:Restore My Vision Today | Groundbreaking Book Reveals How To Restore Your Vision Without The Use of Glasses – Vinamy 2Health News:Restore My Vision Today | Groundbreaking Book Reveals How To Restore Your Vision Without The Use of Glasses – Vinamy 3Health News:Cheap Quinceanera Dresses Now Available At MagicQuinceaneraDresses.com 2Health News:Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Report of Texas Probe into Ethicon Pelvic Mesh Marketing 2Health News:Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Report of Texas Probe into Ethicon Pelvic Mesh Marketing 3Health News:Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Report of Texas Probe into Ethicon Pelvic Mesh Marketing 4Health News:Scientologists Taking Action against Drug Abuse 2Health News:Scientologists Taking Action against Drug Abuse 3
... yet another reason to reduce childhood obesity it may ... of the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology ... of having some kind of allergy, especially to a food. ... Health Sciences (NIEHS) and the National Institute of Allergy and ...
... Healthcare Management Systems, Inc.(R) (HMS) announced today it ... technology provider. HMS has grown throughout the years ... currently develop, sell and support integrated clinical and financial ... decade, HMS has expanded its primary market of community ...
... in the May issue of the Journal of the ... electronic prescribing systems may allow for greater efficiency at hospitals, ... of care. , In an attempt to reduce or ... called for the use of electronic prescribing systems in all ...
... PHILADELPHIA, May 4 Children hospitalized with concussions ... clinician in a follow-up exam before returning to ... at The Children,s Hospital of Philadelphia. Rather than ... trouble signs after the initial treatment, the Children,s ...
... May 4 On Monday, May 4, Andrews ... Center at Fort Worth, will receive the "2009 ... Institute, a national women,s health conference for hospitals/health ... planning professionals. The conference offers profiles of successful ...
... Analytical, based in Ames, IA will reveal the latest results ... system. This instrument rapidly identifies microorganisms in less ... The generated fingerprint when compared to a database of ... strain typing and tracking.Because of its ease of use and ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:New data analysis shows possible link between childhood obesity and allergies 2Health News:Healthcare Management Systems Celebrates 25 Years 2Health News:Electronic prescribing systems boost efficiency, may lead to improved quality of care 2Health News:Children with Concussions Require Follow-up Care Before Returning to Play, Say Researchers 2Health News:Children with Concussions Require Follow-up Care Before Returning to Play, Say Researchers 3Health News:Andrews Women's Hospital Receives National Recognition At Achieving Success In Women's Health Conference 2Health News:Advanced Analytical Reveals New Platform for Rapid Genotypic Identification of Microorganisms at ASM 2009 2
(Date:7/10/2014)... CARLSBAD, Calif. , July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... products and services, has launched the FreeRunner™ knee ... runners, who suffer from patella mal-tracking return to ... anatomy differently than other braces, providing support when ... move normally when they don,t. Patellofemoral ...
(Date:7/10/2014)...  RESMED INC. (NYSE: RMD ) today announced ... ended June 30, 2014 results on Thursday, July 31, 2014, ... release with ResMed,s results will be issued after 1:00 p.m. ... to discuss operating results and future outlook. The ... Pacific Time and the live webcast of the call can ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... , July 10, 2014  BC Technical, the ... MiE America , Inc., a leading provider of ... into a long-term agreement naming BC Technical as the ... MiE and BC Technical announced today ... to establish BC Technical as the service and systems ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Breg Introduces Knee Brace to Help Runners with Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome 2ResMed To Announce Fourth Quarter And Fiscal Year-End 2014 Results 2BC Technical Partners With MiE America To Be Authorized Provider Of Systems & Service 2
... Sept. 1, 2011 Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc., (NYSE: ... management presentation at the Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference ... 8:35 a.m. ET. You are invited to ... at http://ir.hill-rom.com/events.cfm or access it directly at ...
... makers of the ACCU-CHEK® portfolio of diabetes management products ... Infusion Site Awareness Week, Aug. 29-Sept. 4, a week-long ... management for the 400,000 people in the United States ... "The inaugural Infusion Site Awareness Week, which ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Roche Diabetes Care Celebrates Second Annual Infusion Site Awareness Week, Aug. 29-Sept. 4 2Roche Diabetes Care Celebrates Second Annual Infusion Site Awareness Week, Aug. 29-Sept. 4 3
... X-22 Series is up to 10 inches/ 25 cm ... 11 rotors, the Allegra X-22 Series is the space-saving ... Only 18 inches / 46 cm wide • 11 ... 3 different ways to Spin 1.5 mL & ...
... centrifuges offer high-volume versatility along with a ... them ideal for a wide variety of ... Four- or six-place sealed swinging bucket rotor, ... offered , Lare capacity (4 x 750 ...
... performance centrifuge designed to accommodate over 55 ... refrigerated for heat labile samples. Incorporating the ... capability with automatic quick cooling from 22 ... min, no maintenance brushless motor, low pitch ...
Inquire...
Medicine Products: