Covers new developments in AIDS treatment research, including in-depth articles on treatment for HIV infection and AIDS-related illnesses. Published quarterly (winter, spring, summer, and autumn), each issue of BETA includes News Briefs, Research Notes, a Women and HIV/AIDS department, a listing of open clinical trials and an extensive glossary of terms. The style is geared towards HIV positive individuals and their caregivers. Issues since 1996 are available full-text for free at the San Francisco AIDS Foundation website. Issues from 1988 to present are available at the Aegis website: http://www.aegis.com/pubs/beta/. BETA is also available online in Spanish and is indexed in MEDLINE.