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British Columbia Study Underscores Need for Mental Health Services for HIV-Positive People Img

British Columbia Study Underscores Need for Mental Health Services for HIV-Positive People

Researchers found that, overall, rates of diagnosed mental health conditions were twice as high among HIV-positive people compared with HIV-negative people.

Canadian Study Examines Why Some Women Fall Out of the HIV Care Cascade Img
Women

Canadian Study Examines Why Some Women Fall Out of the HIV Care Cascade

In a study of more than 1,400 women living with HIV, nearly 30% did not achieve viral suppression and some groups of women had greater challenges with adherence and staying in care.

Alberta Clinic Explores Long-Term Survival Among HIV-Positive People Img
Older Adults (Ages 50+)

Alberta Clinic Explores Long-Term Survival Among HIV-Positive People

Researchers at a Canadian clinic have taken a different approach to their recent analysis of long-term survivors.

Why Has HIV in Saskatchewan Become More Harmful for Some People? Img
Canada

Why Has HIV in Saskatchewan Become More Harmful for Some People?

Researchers analyzed the genetic sequences of HIV among people in the Canadian province and discovered strains of HIV that have adapted to some people's immune defenses.

Issues Unrelated to HIV Are Affecting Survival Img

Issues Unrelated to HIV Are Affecting Survival

In a recent analysis, researchers found that deaths from complications unrelated to AIDS were twice as high as deaths due to AIDS-related complications.

Biktarvy in Women With HIV Img
Women

Biktarvy in Women With HIV

After 48 weeks a study found that Biktarvy was similarly effective and well tolerated as women's other regimens and rates of side effects were relatively low.

Providing a Broad Spectrum of Care Helps Reduce the Risk of Re-Infection After HCV Cure Img
Hepatitis C

Providing a Broad Spectrum of Care Helps Reduce the Risk of Re-Infection After HCV Cure

Doctors in Vancouver found that providing relevant health and social services to patients before, during, and after hepatitis C treatment helped to decrease the risk of re-infection.

Continuing Care Needed for HIV-Positive People After Hospitalization for Mental Health Issues Img
People Who Use Drugs

Continuing Care Needed for HIV-Positive People After Hospitalization for Mental Health Issues

Researchers found that in the 90 days after being hospitalized for mental health issues, HIV-positive people were at increased risk for visits to the emergency department because of substance use disorders and were less likely to receive access to me...

Roche to Discontinue Supply of Saquinavir (Invirase) 200 mg Capsule for HIV Img
News

Roche to Discontinue Supply of Saquinavir (Invirase) 200 mg Capsule for HIV

As the demand for this protease inhibitor has decreased significantly over the past 20 years, the manufacturer of saquinavir has announced that it will discontinue the manufacture and supply of the 200 mg capsule version of the drug.

HCV Cure and the Long Road to Recovery Img
Hepatitis C

HCV Cure and the Long Road to Recovery

For many people, blood tests do not immediately normalize after hepatitis C cure and can take several years to do so.