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  1. Nelson Vergel

    How Can I Fix Unintended Weight Loss?

    I am a sixty plus year old woman with HIV-1. I was diagnosed October 18,2001. Two years after starting my medication regime I was given Atripla and have been on it ever since. This year I began loosing weight intentionally but now over the last 4 to 5 months I have loss of appetite and have lost...
  2. Nelson Vergel

    Weekly administration of anabolic steroids improved symptoms of COPD

    Background: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is characterized by irreversible airflow limitation and is associated with weight loss and decreased muscle strength and exercise capacity. Methods: A double-blinded randomized controlled trial of 32 male COPD patients (age, 54.94 ±...
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