Low dietary calcium might contribute to low bone mineral density (BMD) in men living with hepatitis C but not in those with HIV, according to a Veterans Administration analysis.
By 2035, three-quarters of HIV-positive people in Italy and the U.S. will be over the age of 50. Researchers are calling for "multidisciplinary patient management" and geriatric medicine training for doctors who care for people living with HIV.
"As health care professionals, we can help long-term survivors embrace a life they never expected to live with a conscious awareness and acknowledgment of their life experience," writes David Fawcett Ph.D., L.C.S.W.
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."
U.S. researchers found neurocognitive improvements over time among HIV-positive people on suppressive therapy, but also an overall risk of neurocognitive impairment that rose almost 20% every 10 years.
Having HIV independently raised chances of depression and worse health-related quality of life, according to a new study.
A new study published in PLOS Pathogens reveals that a person's viral load prior to starting antiretroviral therapy directly determines his or her level of inflammation later in life.
Overall incidence of cancers not related to infection is forecast to rise, partly because of high rates of smoking and lung cancer in people with HIV.
Grip strength fell faster after age 50 in men with HIV than in a similar group of HIV-negative men, according to a 7-year analysis in the U.S.
HIV-positive people 65 years old or older have higher rates of common non-AIDS diseases like heart disease and diabetes than HIV-negative people that age.