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Can glucosamine sulfate help fight HIV?

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Studies done in a laboratory dish hint that glucosamine sulfate may help fight HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. Much more comprehensive research is needed before scientists can say whether or not this supplement could be helpful for those with the virus.

From: Glucosamine Sulfate WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine: "Questions and Answers: NIH Glucosamine/Chondroitin Arthritis Intervention Trial Primary Study."

News release, National Standard.

Ostojic, S.M. , April-June 2007; vol 15: pp 113-124. Research in Sports Medicine

National Medicines Comprehensive Database: "Glucosamine Sulfate."

Rindone, J.P. , 2000. The Western Journal of Medicine

Thie, N.M. , 2001. The Journal of Rheumatology

Tannock, L.R. , 2006. The Journal of Nutrition

Bagasra, O. , 1991. The Journal of Infectious Diseases

Das, I. , July 12, 2012. Journal of Medicinal Chemistry

Reviewed by Carmen Patrick Mohan on May 08, 2017

WAS THIS ANSWER HELPFUL

SOURCES:

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine: "Questions and Answers: NIH Glucosamine/Chondroitin Arthritis Intervention Trial Primary Study."

News release, National Standard.

Ostojic, S.M. , April-June 2007; vol 15: pp 113-124. Research in Sports Medicine

National Medicines Comprehensive Database: "Glucosamine Sulfate."

Rindone, J.P. , 2000. The Western Journal of Medicine

Thie, N.M. , 2001. The Journal of Rheumatology

Tannock, L.R. , 2006. The Journal of Nutrition

Bagasra, O. , 1991. The Journal of Infectious Diseases

Das, I. , July 12, 2012. Journal of Medicinal Chemistry

Reviewed by Carmen Patrick Mohan on May 08, 2017

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