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Vitamin and Mineral Supplements Given Early in HIV Infection Can Help Improve Immunity and Slow Disease Progression

The JAMA Report

HIV infection attacks the immune system. In many parts of Africa, patients with HIV infection, also have vitamin deficiencies. A new study examined whether giving a multivitamin and the mineral selenium could help improve immunity and slow progression of HIV in recently diagnosed patients. Catherine Dolf explains in this week’s JAMA Report.