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  • Vitamin B12 During Hepatitis C Treatment

    Although requiring further investigation, a study has demonstrated Vitamin B12 as capable of boosting the success of Hepatitis C treatment.

    22 August 2012 | Hepatitis Central
  • Herbal HIV drugs from China for Kenyan market

    The Government will begin distributing herbal anti-HIV supplement from China that has been proved to significantly boost immunity of people living with HIV and Aids who are not on anti-retroviral therapies. 

    02 April 2012 | The Standard
  • Yoga Helps HIV-Positive Rape Victims In Rwanda

    "Women will tell you that before yoga, they were crippled with aches and pains; they felt old. Now they crave yoga because when they feel physically stronger, they feel more confident and optimistic," the instructor says.

    01 August 2011 | Huffington Post
  • UK: The faith healers who claim they can cure cancer and HIV

    A group of faith healers who claim they have miracle cures for cancer and HIV have been condemned as "irresponsible, even criminal" by a professor of complementary medicine, following a BBC Newsnight investigation.

    29 June 2011 | BBC Newsnight (video)
  • Swaziland: Thabile Xaba, 'I Can Take the ARVs Now if I Like But I Must Consult the Ancestors'

    Most Swazis go to traditional healers if they feel ill, but in a country with the world's highest HIV prevalence rate healers are struggling to cope. Thabile Xaba, 37, a healer who has been diagnosed HIV-positive at a clinic, told IRIN about her experiences.

    02 March 2011 | IRIN Plus News
  • UK: Herbal medicine to be regulated

    Herbal and Chinese medicine practitioners will be allowed to continue trading under Government plans to side-step a European ban on unlicensed treatments.

    16 February 2011 | Daily Telegraph
  • Uganda: HIV Activists Want Errant Religious Leaders Convicted

    ACTIVISTS have demanded that the HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control Bill, 2010 provide for legal action against religious leaders and traditional healers who extort money from the public in the guise of curing AIDS.

    03 February 2011 | AllAfrica
  • Ex-Arusha clergyman claims discovery of HIV/Aids cure

    This influential priest broke the news before a group of Maasai traditional leaders, Laigwanan, telling them the treatment was revealed to him by God in a dream. The invention has stirred controversy and fear among government officials.

    19 December 2010 | IPPmedia
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