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, 2006 -
Tim Murphy -
October 2006 Feet First by Tim Murphy The pins and needles of neuropathy have a toehold on positive people. But new therapies may finally start to untangle the tingles Edwin Perez could be the poster boy for HIV as a ?manageable? disease. He looks terrific, and his virus is under control ...
February 1, 2000 -
James Learned -
February 2000 Hitting Below The Belt by James Learned Often misdiagnosed and always unnerving, myelopathy may soon have knockout treatments Allen Schoenfeld was mystified when a strange range of symptoms appeared in 1995. ?I was having trouble walking,? the Boston PWA recalls. ?At first I thought it was HIV fatigue. Then ...
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 ...
August 16, 2006 -
Tim Horn -
August 16, 2006 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...