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WEIGHT LOSS: RECOMMENDED DIETARY SUPPLEMENT PROGRAM

July 27th, 2011

Multivitamin/Mineral SupplementChoose a well-balanced supplement that contains significant amounts of both vitamins and minerals, including the trace minerals. I call this the “supplement foundation.” Your supplement should contain virtually all nutrients known to be essential for human health. This will of necessity NOT be a one-a-day, because manufacturers simply cannot squeeze biologically significant amounts of [...]

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SUPPORTIVE CARE OF CHILDREN WITH CANCER: PREVENTION AND TREATMENT OF CHEMOTHERAPY-INDUCED LIVER TOXICITY (SPECIFIC MODIFICATIONS OF CHEMOTHERAPEUTIC AGENTS WITH LIVER-DEPENDENT METABOLISM)

July 18th, 2011

A. Vincristine, vinblastine, and VP-16 (etoposide)Bilirubin <1.5 mg/dL and aspartate aminotransferase (SGOT) <60 U/mL: give 100% dose.Bilirubin 1.5-3.0 mg/dL or SGOT 60-180 U/mL: give 50% dose.Bilirubin >3.1 mg/dL or SGOT >180 U/mL: hold dose.B. Adriamycin, daunorubicin, idarubicin, and actinomycin-DBilirubin <1.5 mg/dL and SGOT <60 U/mL: give 100% dose.Bilirubin 1.5-3.0 mg/dL or SGOT 60-180 U/mL: give [...]

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UNDERSTANDING TESTS FOR HIV: THE TESTS, TESTS FOR HIV AND TESTS FOR ANTIBODIES TO HIV

July 4th, 2011

There are two general tests that detect HIV infection. Because HIV lives in blood cells, both are tests conducted on human blood, although tests using saliva and urine are expected soon. One blood test detects evidence of the virus itself; the other detects the antibody to the virus.     Tests for HIV-Three tests for HIV [...]

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