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This Week in HIV Research: Food, It Does a Body Good

How food insecurity feeds inflammation; racial disparities in HPV16 prevalence; how HIV meds affect pre-existing neurocognitive impairment; central nervous system inflammation in the setting of HIV treatment success.

By Barbara Jungwirth and Myles Helfand

Under 5% of U.S. Adults Age 50 or Older Tested for HIV, Despite Guidelines

Although guidelines call for testing of adults at all medical encounters, fewer than 5% of U.S. adults between ages 50 and 64 get tested, according to a recent analysis.

By Mark Mascolini

Exercise Can Improve Mental Health for People Living With HIV

What's the link between bodily health and mental health? For those living with HIV, improving the body can have excellent benefits for the mind.

By Warren Tong

The Burden of HIV-Associated Neurocognitive Impairment in Australia and Its Estimates for the Future

"The growing number of older individuals with HIV in Australia implies that the prevalence of dementia and additional HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders will increase," wrote the authors, who commented on the lack of estimates "of the future bur...

By CDC National Prevention Information Network

Who Should Care for the Aging HIV Patient? Everything Old Is ... Oh You Know

As the evidence continues to mount that HIV-positive people age more quickly than HIV-negative people, HIV physicians like Paul Sax, M.D., are revisiting the question: What type of doctor is best equipped to handle issues relating to HIV-positive peo...

By Paul E. Sax, M.D. for NEJM Journal Watch

Loneliness and HIV-Related Stigma Explain Depression Among Older HIV-Positive Adults

Service providers and researchers should "assert more aggressive and innovative efforts to resolve both psychosocial and physical health issues that characterize the graying of the AIDS epidemic in the USA," according to the authors of the current st...

By CDC National Prevention Information Network