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.
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.
"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.