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Homeopathy AIDS Study Demonstrates A Dramatic Ninety Per Cent Improvement. A pilot project in Kenya using inexpensive homeopathic remedies has shown great promise in the treatment of AIDS . “More than 90 per cent of the patients showed significant improvement in their health. The AIDS Remedy Fund 25.10.09

The Stanford study treating tuberculosis in HIV patients resulted in significant improvement in patients receiving homeopathic immunotherapy (Stanford, Comm Br Hom Res Grp Dec 1992 22 30-9).

High Dilution Growth Factors/Cytokines: Positive Immunologic, Hematologic and Clinical Effects in HIV/AIDS Patients. Barbara Brewitt, PhD; Leanna Standish, ND, PhD Biomedical Explorations, Seattle, WA; Bastyr University Health Clinic, Seattle, WA.

Investigating the ultrastructure of platelets of HIV patients treated with the immuno-regulator, Canova: a qualitative scanning electron microscopy study. Pretorius E, Smit E, Oberholzer HM, Steyn E, Briedenhann S, Franz RC. Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Medicine of the University of Pretoria, South Africa. Histol Histopathol. 2009 Apr;24(4):399-405.

Clinical Trail of Homeopathic Preparations of Amyleum Nitrosum, Azithiaprine, Cocainum Muriaticum and Cyclosporine in HIV Disease – a study report V P Singh Central Council for Research in Homeopathy New Delhi

Vitamin C and AIDS 1 Suppression of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Replication by Ascorbate in Chronically and Acutely Infected Cells S Harakeh, RJ Jariwalla and L Pauling Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Vol 87, 7245-7249

Vitamin C and AIDS 2 Ascorbate effect on cytokine stimulation of HIV production Harakeh, S : Jariwalla, R J Nutrition. 1995 Sep-Oct; 11(5 Suppl): 684-7

Antioxidants and AIDS 3 Virological and immunological effects of antioxidant treatment in patients with HIV infection Muller F, Svardal AM, Nordoy I, et al. Eur J Clin Invest 2000;30:905-914

Supplements and AIDS 4 Randomised trial of effects of vitamin supplements on pregnancy outcomes and T cell counts in HIV-1-infected women in Tanzania Fawzi WW, Msamanga GI, Spiegelman D, Urassa EJ, McGrath N, Mwakagile D, Antelman G, Mbise R, Herrera G, Kapiga S, Willett W, Hunter DJ. Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA Lancet. 1998 May 16;351(9114):1477-82

India research into AIDS

Immunologic changes in healthy probands and HIV infected patients after oral administration of Staphylococcus aureus 12c: a pilot study Danninger T, Gallenberger K, Kraeling J. Br Homeopath J. 2000 Jul;89(3):106-15

Homeopathy in HIV infection: a trial report of double-blind placebo controlled study Rastogi DP, Singh VP, Singh V, Dey SK, Rao K. Central Council for Research in Homoeopathy, JNBCHA, Janakpuri, New Delhi, India Br Homeopath J. 1999 Apr;88(2):49-57

Controlled clinical trials evaluating the homeopathic treatment of people with human immunodeficiency virus or acquired immune deficiency syndrome Ullman D. Homeopathic Educational Services, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA. [email protected] J Altern Complement Med. 2003 Feb;9(1):133-41

AIDS in Tanzania Barstad S. J Sykepleien. 1993 Apr 20;81(7):5-11

Formal and informal sector health providers in southern India: role in the prevention and care of sexually transmitted infections, including HIV/AIDS Mignone J, Washington RG, Ramesh BM, Blanchard JF, Moses S. Faculty of Human Ecology, University of Manitoba, Canada. [email protected] AIDS Care. 2007 Feb;19(2):152-8

Use of alternative treatments by HIV-positive and AIDS patients in The Netherlands Wolffers I, de Morée S. Vrije Universiteit, vakgroep Sociale Geneeskunde, Amsterdam Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd. 1994 Feb 5;138(6):307-10

Use of homeopathy for delaying progression of HIV disease Bhave G. Int Conf AIDS. 1998; 12: 849 (abstract no. 42377)

WHO reports:

Worldwide, the surveys show that over three-quarters of AIDS patients in Africa, North America and Europe use traditional or complementary medicine for various symptoms or conditions.