This Week in HIV Research: Matters of the Mind

This Week in HIV Research: Matters of the Mind

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Welcome to this week's examination of recently published research of relevance to HIV care and services. Our selection of intriguing studies this time around brings us incremental, but important, new insights into:

  • The role of anticholinergics in cognitive performance among women with HIV.
  • The effect of physical activity on cognitive decline in women vs. men.
  • The potential benefits of tapping into peer networks to distribute HIV self-tests.
  • The harsh realities regarding what HIV care providers know -- or don't know -- about the Affordable Care Act.

Read further for additional data points regarding each of these findings. To beat HIV, you have to follow the science!

Barbara Jungwirth is a freelance writer and translator based in New York. Follow Barbara on Twitter: @reliabletran.

Myles Helfand is the executive editor and general manager of TheBody.com and TheBodyPRO.com. Follow Myles on Twitter: @MylesatTheBody.

Image Credit: utah778 for iStock via Thinkstock

Welcome to this week's examination of recently published research of relevance to HIV care and services. Our selection of intriguing studies this time around brings us incremental, but important, new insights into:

  • The role of anticholinergics in cognitive performance among women with HIV.
  • The effect of physical activity on cognitive decline in women vs. men.
  • The potential benefits of tapping into peer networks to distribute HIV self-tests.
  • The harsh realities regarding what HIV care providers know -- or don't know -- about the Affordable Care Act.

Read further for additional data points regarding each of these findings. To beat HIV, you have to follow the science!

Barbara Jungwirth is a freelance writer and translator based in New York. Follow Barbara on Twitter: @reliabletran.

Myles Helfand is the executive editor and general manager of TheBody.com and TheBodyPRO.com. Follow Myles on Twitter: @MylesatTheBody.

Image Credit: utah778 for iStock via Thinkstock