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British Columbia Researchers Explore Life Expectancy Among HIV-Positive People

March 23, 2017

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Hepatitis C Treatment and, Some Health Issues in Women With HIV in British Columbia

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CATIE's hepatitis C information

B.C. study finds women need help sticking to treatment -- CATIE News

High rates of injury found among some HIV-positive people in B.C. -- CATIE News


ART and Survival

Impressive gains in survival for older people with HIV but still less than general population -- CATIE News

What reduces survival 10 years after starting ART in North America and Europe? -- TreatmentUpdate 217

Challenges in achieving a longer life -- TreatmentUpdate 214

Longer life expectancy for HIV-positive people in North America -- TreatmentUpdate 200

Exploring factors linked to longer survival among ART users -- TreatmentUpdate 200

Long-term HIV infection and health-related quality of life -- CATIE News

Swiss researchers investigate drug use and its impact on health and survival -- CATIE News


Substance Use and Mental Health

Canadian Mental Health Association

HIV and Emotional Wellness -- CATIE's guide to how people with HIV can cultivate their emotional well-being

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Study finds sustained-release dexamfetamine is promising for reducing cocaine use -- CATIE News

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