Living Well with HIV
Advice for readers, focusing on a wide range of topics from dating to diet to community.
Cleve Jones worked with Harvey Milk in the '70s; was an AIDS activist in the '80s; started the AIDS Quilt & made it grow in the '90s; & continues to fight for LGBT equality. EDGE spoke to Jones as he prepares to celebrate his 60th birthday.
So you've tested positive. Now what? The National Institutes of Health recommends that you first "Don't panic!"
HIV+ and way too tired? Look to complex carbs, protein, fat and some key vitamins for a better boost than stimulants.
Smoking is bad. But it can be worse, especially if you're HIV-positive - and the CDC wants you to know it.
PrEP is a good step in the right direction, but it is not the "be-all and end-all" answer to preventing the transmission of HIV. It is not perfect. But it might be a good choice for you... read on.
Time to order Chinese take-out! Scientists have accidentally discovered that a molecule used to enhance the flavor of common soy sauce can actually help stop HIV from spreading.
As yoga becomes a growing trend among men isn’t time you added it to your exercise regimen?
Antiretroviral treatment as prevention, HIV cure research, and new treatments for hepatitis C were among the highlights discussed last week in Boston at the 21st Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections.
HIV researchers from across the globe came together in Boston last week from March 3-6 for the annual Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI). Here are some key findings.
People have been living with HIV since the mid-1980s, and now many have found themselves facing the unknown challenges of aging while HIV-positive.
A new study by investigators from the Harvard-affiliated Massachusetts General Hospital and the Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard may have located HIV’s hiding place, in a small group of T cells with stem-like properties.
The most important tool is knowledge, both about preventing HIV, and, for those infected, keeping as up-to-date as possible about new meds and methods of treatment.
The best way to fight HIV infection is to avoid fad diets, eat sensibly, and drink plenty of water. Tea, yogurt, dark chocolate, and wine? All more than OK!
HPV may have infected up to 80% of the U.S., but rumors about the vaccine hinder widespread use, especially unfortunate if infected with HIV as well.
Coming out about your HIV status is a process, for yourself and others. Helping them understand will help you as well.
The changing face of HIV shouldn’t absolve anyone from the responsibility of rolling up their sleeves, volunteering and helping raise much-needed funds.
Pets provide companionship, they relieve stress and provide unconditional love - in both directions.