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What is on the minds of PLHIV in Europe in terms of their long term health?

Results: Long term health perspectives of people living with HIV in Europe   The EATG in collaboration with Volle Maan Communicatie Bureau conducted a study titled ‘Long term health perspectives…

Closer monitoring recommended for older patients treated with dolutegravir for HIV

The maximum concentration of the integrase inhibitor dolutegravir (DTG) was significantly higher in people living with HIV who are more than 60 years old compared with younger individuals, according to…

These gay men have spent 30 years learning how to be long-term HIV survivors

“It was hell to watch people die in the ’80s, but my personal hell was when long-term survivors were forgotten.” Sean McKenna, 55, was diagnosed with HIV in 1992. He…

Study uncovers high rates of loneliness among older HIV-positive people

-- San Francisco researchers studied quality of life for people with HIV over 50 -- 58% of study participants experienced some degree of loneliness -- Previous research found associations between…

High prevalence of menopausal symptoms in women living with HIV, but very few receive treatments for them

Nine in ten women living with HIV aged 45 to 60 have hot flushes and other somatic symptoms of the menopause, but often have difficulties getting advice and care to…

Ageing with HIV: New challenges and unmet needs of people aged 18 – 50 years living and ageing with HIV/AIDS (3-6 May 2018, Kiev)

The closing meeting from the third phase of the Ageing with HIV project is kicking off tomorrow in Kiev and will run until Sunday. We are excited to welcome 94…

BHIVA/BASHH conference: Why aren’t older people tested for HIV? Views from doctors and patients

Limited knowledge of HIV and stereotypes about who may have HIV are barriers to HIV testing in people over the age of 50, with similar issues affecting both clinicians and…

HIV-infected people are living for years, but age-related diseases set in early

David Hardy has been treating HIV-infected patients since the early 1980s, when the epidemic began. In those days, people newly diagnosed with AIDS lived for only about six months. Hardy,…

Menopause contributes to a greater impact from fatigue and muscle aches in women living with HIV

New York, NY (March 19, 2018)—In a recent study, researchers at Columbia University School of Nursing found that post-menopausal women, an expanding demographic among aging HIV patients, suffer more from…

CROI 2018: NATAP reports

Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI), 4-7 March 2018, Boston, Massachusetts, USA Multiple low doses of nucleoside MK-8591 strong in healthy volunteers Integrase inhibitor penetration generally worse in lymphoid…

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