Taking more than five medications could be a problem. And many people with HIV are at risk of being on medication overload.
Nov. 7, 2019: Zoledronic acid to prevent bone loss; bone benefits for older patients switching from TDF to TAF; periperhal artery disease among women; motor dysfunction and cognitive impairment.
An in-depth update on what we know about HCV risk, symptoms, screening, outcomes, and treatment (including financial barriers).
Sep. 5, 2019: An extra decade of "heart age"; stop grouping trans women with MSM; women often have anal cancer precursor lesions; hep C treatment success doesn't equal more risk behavior.
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 link between frailty and chronic disease development; Atripla’s long-term efficacy; the dangers of restrictive eligibility criteria for hepatitis C treatment; nicotine metabolism rates in people living with HIV.
New scientific evidence suggests that the celebrity-backed diet may have significant cognitive benefits for older people living with HIV.
Loneliness, Depression, Financial Problems, and Comorbidities Top List of Issues Faced by Older Adults Living With HIV in New Report
Comorbidities, mental health issues, loneliness, and financial problems are the biggest issues faced by older people living with HIV, the San Francisco portion of a new report issued by the ACRIA Center on HIV and Aging at GMHC showed.
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.
"Finding the proper balance between risk and benefit can sometimes be more art than science," writes David Fawcett Ph.D., LCSW.