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Crime no. 69

Who’s Afraid of HU?

Six Nights in Bangkok

Their Patients, Their People

Thar She Blows!

HU Handbook

Top Black MDs

Heartbreak Hotel

Quilt Trip

Earthwatch

No PEP Rally

Milestones

Show & Tell

Topsy-Turvy

AIDS VOTE '04

Pos & Neg

Meth-od Actor

West Denial Virus

Bangkok Big Top

Briefs

Private Parts

Forbidden Grapefruit

Quick Study: Prostate

Alzheimer’s Drug Does HIV

Body Eclectic: Lungs

Get Flu-ent

If You Knew Sushi

39%

Trip or Treat

Scared Straight

Hitched & Bewitched

Mailbox



Most Popular Lessons

The HIV Life Cycle

Shingles

Herpes Simplex Virus

Syphilis & Neurosyphilis

Treatments for Opportunistic Infections (OIs)

What is AIDS & HIV?

Hepatitis & HIV


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October 2004

Briefs

by Staff

The incidence of anal cancer among gay HIVer men hasn’t fallen significantly in the HAART era, a

The incidence of anal cancer among gay HIVer men hasn’t fallen significantly in the HAART era, a new study shows.

In a small German study, Aldara cream (for genital warts) kept HIVer men’s abnormal anal cells from becoming tumors.

HIVer women are three times as likely as neggies to develop genital warts from HPV; a high CD4 count means a lower risk.

A history of alcohol or drug dependence greatly increased the risk of dementia among HIVers in a Pittsburgh University study.

HIV/hep C coinfectees may suffer extra side effects because both viruses damage mitochondria (power source of cells).

Rosuvastatin (Crestor), a cholesterol-lowering drug, may cause muscle weakness and kidney damage at doses over 10 mg per day.




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