Latest by Sean R. Hosein
A large regisitry-linked database of almost 450,000 people living with HIV in eight U.S. states and Puerto Rico reported significant reductions in the risk of many cancers over time.
Canadian researchers sought to find out where patients who dropped out of HIV care went to receive their non-HIV care, as these could potentially be places where they may be helped to re-enter HIV care.
Sixty percent of HIV-positive people in New York City who died between 2007 and 2013 had not been virally suppressed through treatment.
Researchers found that, although HIV testing and treatment cost money, over the long term their impact on health resulted in savings because fewer people became infected with HIV.
To gain a better understanding of the long-term effects of STI risk among PrEP users, researchers have developed a sophisticated computer simulation that can model changes in sexual behavior, PrEP adherence, STI screening and treatment and the impact...
In a study of more than 900 middle-aged and older HIV-positive people, researchers found nearly 40% of participants were becoming physically weaker and were labelled as "pre-frail."
Researchers found that, on average, HIV-positive people tended to have a heart attack about 15 years before HIV-negative people. However, survival rates in both populations were similar once people were hospitalized.
A Canadian study has raised a troubling finding: Perhaps HIV infection itself may be linked, at least in part, to an increased risk for birth defects and the use of antiretroviral therpay seems to reduce this risk.
Researchers found that nearly 40% of study participants interrupted their first regimen at least once and about 50% of treatment interruptions occurred about a year after antiretroviral therapy had been initiated.
Analyzing the data after one year, researchers found that the new formulation of raltegravir (Isentress HD) was roughly equivalent in effectiveness and safety to the older formulation.