Antioxidant supplements support immune reconstitution in people taking HIV meds

One of the reports coming out of the 2010 International AIDS Conference held in Vienna this summer was about a study of antioxidants taken along with HIV anti-retroviral meds. Here’s the capsule summary from Mark Mascolini on the National AIDS Treatment Advocacy project website:

Antioxidants With ART Boost CD4s, Ease Mitochondrial Damage in 8-Week Trial

Taking an antioxidant medley with antiretroviral therapy (ART) furthered immune reconstitution and began to reverse mitochondrial damage in an 8-week placebo-controlled study of 25 adults on stable antiretrovirals. Insulin resistance also improved during supplementation…

Read the full article, with reference, at


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