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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
February 27, 2012 -
Reed Vreeland -
March 2012 Legalize It by Reed Vreeland For decades, marijuana has been legally and illegally smoked, ingested and vaporized to treat the symptoms and side effects of HIV/AIDS and its treatment. Cannabis has been shown to allay severe symptoms of nausea, weight loss, pain and neuropathy. Many people find it ...
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 ...