June 27, 2019: Long-term viability of NRTI-free salvage therapy; factors associated with HIV treatment interruption; evolution of frailty risk among older people; skin and soft tissue infections among people with HIV.
The case for a new measurement of HIV treatment success; PrEP and HIV incidence in Australia; benefits of moderate exercise among older people with HIV; CD4 recovery rates after long-term viral suppression.
A recent study linked more cognitive activity to better cognitive performance in older African Americans with HIV infection.
Women with HIV tend to perform worse than HIV-negative women on cognitive performance tests, even after many years on treatment, new research finds -- but trends differed depending on the test and on women's treatment success.
Beyond Cervical Cancer: Patterns and Treatment of Gynecologic Malignancies Among Women Living With HIV
With HIV-positive women living longer, cancer epidemiologist Anne F. Rositch, Ph.D., looked at contemporary trends, patterns of disease, adherence to national care guidelines and barriers to treatment of non-HPV-associated gynecologic malignancies....
Older African-American Women With HIV Find Diabetes, Hypertension and Other Comorbidities More Difficult to Manage
"This difficulty was not attributed to aging but to daily struggles such as lack of income and/or health insurance, an inflexible work schedule, and loneliness."
Still poorly understood in the medical community, bone disease in older HIV-positive women was the topic at hand in a talk from Dr. Savannah Cardew at the 4th International Workshop on Women & HIV.
As you age your body undergoes many changes. Some are related to genetics -- if your father or grandfather had cardiovascular disease, then you're at more risk for developing this condition. Other changes are a natural and normal result of your body ...