July 1, 2001 -
Bob Lederer -
July 2001 Combination Strategies by Bob Lederer Chardelle Lassiter Volunteer, DAAIR, Brooklyn, New York TESTED POSITIVE: 1988 FIRST ANTIVIRAL: 2001 HOW I CHOOSE: The more I read up on HAART interactions and side effects, the more it seemed like six of one, half a dozen of the other. I told my ...
June 1, 1996 -
David Thomas -
June / July 1996 On Pins and Needles by David Thomas Acupuncture may be ancient, but it offers thoroughly modern benefits For a treatment going back two millennia, acupuncture has gotten a lot of attention in recent years -- much of it from the HIV community: Several scientific reports about this treatment's ...
October 1, 2004 -
Liz Highleyman -
October 2004 Alzheimer s Drug Does HIV by Liz Highleyman Can a new med ease HIV dementia and PN pain? Germans have long used Namenda (memantine) for dementia and Parkinson?s disease, and the U.S. approved it last fall for Alzheimer?s. Some diabetics take it for neuropathy?and a ...
November 2, 2007 -
November 2, 2007 Early Treatment Reduces Risk of Three Common Complications Does starting HIV treatment early increase the risk of complications like peripheral neuropathy, anemia and kidney problems? On the contrary, say new data from the HIV Outpatient Study (HOPS) to be reported in an upcoming issue of the Journal of ...
October 8, 2010 -
The POZ Staff -
By Laura Whitehorn (Senior Editor, POZ) I've been involved in the world of HIV since the early days of the epidemic, and for the past eight years or so, I've edited the treatment pages of POZ. The combination--knowing friends who are long-term survivors, and having an interest ...
October 1, 2004 -
Hilary Beard -
October 2004 Their Patients, Their People by Hilary Beard More than half of all new HIVers are African American, but only a handful of top HIV docs are black. Now these MDs are uniting to stand up for their patients-and themselves I was overwhelmed, says Edith Lang, 44, of Dallas ...
July 1, 2005 -
Lucile Scott -
July 2005 Take it From the Experts by Lucile Scott How to cope with side effects? More meds, fewer meds, no meds...and humor Caroline Long, 38, San Diego Side Fx: Diarrhea My previous combo (Zerit, Videx and hydroxyurea) caused lactic acidosis, pancreatitis and hepatitis?I nearly died. I stayed off ...
May 1, 1999 -
Tim Horn Linda Grinberg -
May 1999 HAART Chart by Tim Horn and Linda Grinberg The scoop on how many antiretroviral takers suffer side effects HIV drugs have a knack for nasty side effects, but it?s tough to get reliable stats. This chart offers figures primarily from drug companies? clinical trials, but solely relying on ...
May 1, 1999 -
John Servilio -
May 1999 Rubdown Lowdown by John Servilio Massage can tune up your immune system and your mood In the first issue of POZ (April/May 1994), "Touch Me, Heal Me" described the benefits of massage for PWAs. Five years later, as this update indicates, the treatment looks better than ever. To ...
June 1, 1999 -
Kathleen Reeves -
June 1999 To the Editor by Kathleen Reeves Barks and Bites I received your issue on pets the very day my 14-year-old dog died in my arms. I, like (March 1999) POZ coverboy Greg Louganis, can attest to the healing power of a devoted pet?s pure love and ...