Pregabalin for Painful HIV Neuropathy
June 2010: Dr. David Simpson and a team of researchers have been evaluating effective treatments for painful HIV neuropathy. Their current findings, ‘A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial’ have been published in the Neurology journal.
Source: Dr. Simpson, Mount Sinai
The LSU Peripheral Neuropathy Studies
Ocotber 2010: Dr. Li Li, Professor in the Department of Kinesiology at Louisiana State University, has been conducting studies in patients with peripheral neuropathy while heading up a Tai Chi program. Read some of the stories of his findings…and successes.
Source: Louisiana State University
Acetyl-L-Carnitine May Reduce Pain from Antiretroviral Toxic Neuropathy, but More Research is Needed
June 2010:Some scientists have found that acetyl-L-carnitine, a natural antioxidant, has the potential to alleviate some of the effects of anti-retroviral toxic neuropathy, commonly knows as HIV-associated sensory neuropathy. Treatment focuses on the management of symptoms, especially pain.
Source: Journal of AIDS & Clinical Research
Alternative Treatment for Diabetic Neuropathy
June 2010:Alpha lipoic acid is a compound that is essential for human life. Researchers in the Netherlands recently found that alpha lipoic acid could reduce the symptoms of diabetic neuropathy by 50%.