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1909, 2018

The Road Ahead for HIV Cure Research

Today, with better understanding of the complex task at hand, cure researchers are investigating multiple avenues and taking the long view. HIV cure researchers received some disappointing news at the [...]

1909, 2018

Poor Oral and Mental Health Are Related in People With HIV

The association was stronger among those with diagnosed depression in a recent Brazilian study. There is a relationship between poor oral and mental health among people with HIV who are [...]

1909, 2018

Physical Activity Associated With Cognitive Benefits in Women Living With HIV

The ability of physical activity to reduce the risk of cognitive impairment is a practical way to improve the health of women living with HIV. Physical activity may protect against [...]

1909, 2018

What you need to know about HIV two-drug regimens

  Integrase inhibitors—potent antiretrovirals that quickly and powerfully suppress HIV—have allowed HIV researchers and clinicians to explore dosing regimens that involve fewer than three or four drugs. Proponents of dual therapy [...]

1809, 2018

HIV and Older Adults

Key Points According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in 2014, an estimated 45% of Americans living with diagnosed HIV were aged 50 and older. Many HIV risk [...]

1809, 2018

Findings of large study suggest that HIV should be considered a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease

People living with HIV are twice as likely to develop cardiovascular disease (CVD), according to the findings of a meta-analysis published in Circulation. The research also showed that HIV is the cause [...]

1809, 2018

Denied Service Because of His Status, Nikko Briteramos Wants to End HIV Stigma in Barbershops and Beyond

  Nikko Briteramos (Credit: Lambda Legal) Nikko Briteramos just wanted a haircut. But when he showed up at his local barbershop in Los Angeles last October, he saw an unexpected [...]

1809, 2018

HIV Among People Aged 50 and Older

Nearly half of people in the United States living with diagnosed HIV are aged 50 and older. Though new HIV diagnoses are declining among people aged 50 and older, around [...]

1709, 2018

What Is the Role of Palliative Care in the Current HIV Treatment Era?

There is a need for the provision of palliative care in this population at various stages, including end of life. As antiretroviral therapy has led to longer life expectancy among [...]

1709, 2018

HIV cases show sharp increase in Fredericton, Oromocto areas

Frequent testing for sexually transmitted diseases encouraged by public health officials After an increase in reported HIV cases in the Fredericton and Oromocto areas, Horizon Health Network is reminding people [...]