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This Week in HIV Research: Weighing Anchor on NRTI-Free Treatment

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.

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This Week in HIV Research: Check Your Frailty

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.

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Ketogenic Diet May Hold Promise for Older People 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 Img

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.

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This Week in HIV Research: How Should We Measure Success?

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.

How Providers Can Address HIV, Aging, and Polypharmacy Img

How Providers Can Address HIV, Aging, and Polypharmacy

"Finding the proper balance between risk and benefit can sometimes be more art than science," writes David Fawcett Ph.D., LCSW.

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The Reunion Project Seeks to Build an HIV Research Agenda for Long-Term Survivors

Since 2015, The Reunion Project (TRP) long-term survivors connect and talk about their common experiences. Several workshops at USCA 2018 facilitated by TRP offered long-term survivors a rare opportunity voice to their experiences and feelings.

2018 USCA: Where Change Begins Img

2018 USCA: Where Change Begins

"Thanks to better treatment options, we are living longer healthier lives, but unfortunately people still do not have equal access to care and treatment," Vickie Lynn writes.

The Role of Aging in HIV-Related Hospitalizations and Complications Img

The Role of Aging in HIV-Related Hospitalizations and Complications

The first in a series of interviews with a mentor/mentee pair, David Riedel, M.D., and his mentee, Shruti Gujaran, discuss chronic non-HIV/AIDS-related diseases among older patients with HIV.

Alberta Clinic Explores Long-Term Survival Among HIV-Positive People Img

Alberta Clinic Explores Long-Term Survival Among HIV-Positive People

Researchers at a Canadian clinic have taken a different approach to their recent analysis of long-term survivors.