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 ...
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 ...
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 -
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 ...
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 ...
August 1, 1997 -
Scott Williams -
August 1997 Out Out Damned Spot by Scott Williams The social stigma and health risks of KS are giving way to a treatment revolution Last year a horrific tale circulated after New York City's Black Party, one of the requisite stops on the national gay party circuit. A man with ...
August 16, 2006 -
Tim Horn -
IAC: Nutritional Boost CD4 Counts by Tim Horn August 16, 2006 (AIDSmeds)?Longtime nutrition advocate Jon Kaiser, MD, and his colleagues presented data at the XVI International AIDS Conference regarding the effects of micronutrient supplementation on CD4 cell counts (T cell counts). The encouraging results come from a small randomized, placebo ...
January 1, 2010 -
Laura Whitehorn -
January / February 2010 Green Goddess by Laura Whitehorn Mother Nature creates compounds that might end up in new HIV therapies. We have our sights on these four: Chasing HIV around the black walnut tree In October, we told you to bone up on the terms HIV sanctuary and HIV reservoir because ...
February 1, 2000 -
Stacie Stukin -
February 2000 Free Your Mind by Stacie Stukin ... and with yoga the rest will follow. More than a New Age trend, this time-tested technique can help HIVers cope with pain, relieve stress and boost overall health. Kevin Kelly has been practicing yoga off and on for nearly 15 years. But ...
May 29, 2009 -
May 29, 2009 Is Marijuana as Effective as OTC and Prescription Drugs? People who use marijuana to treat symptoms of anxiety, fatigue and neuropathy say it is as effective as over-the-counter (OTC) remedies or prescription drugs recommended by their health care providers, according to a survey-based study published ...