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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...