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As part of the Ageing with HIV Project, the European AIDS Treatment Group (EATG) is organizing a conference on the topic “New Challenges and Unmet needs of people Living and Ageing…

Age and T-cell markers not linked in HIV patients

Older age and HIV status independently affect an individual’s immune system. Yet, there is no evidence that HIV infection and advancing age together accelerate changes in age-related T-cell markers, according…

Holistic care, behavior contracts improve HIV patient outcomes

Managing patients with HIV isn’t as simple as treating the disease. These patients have complex psychosocial and physical health histories, but supportive care and commitment contracts can lead to improved…

Pulmonary artery systolic pressure higher in HIV-infected individuals

In HIV-infected veterans with high HIV viral loads or low CD4 T-cell counts, the prevalence of high pulmonary artery systolic pressure (PASP) was increased compared with uninfected people, according to…

Key challenges await an aging HIV-infected population

According to a new study, age-related health issues seem to affect people living with HIV infection (PLWH) in an accelerated or emphasized fashion due to comorbidities associated with HIV infection,…

People living with HIV can live longer, but urgently need improved care to achieve better health outcomes and quality of life

Brussels, 29 November 2017: Experts unveiled a set of recommendations on Wednesday to address health problems facing people living with HIV. Treatments are helping people with HIV live long lives,…

People with HIV more likely to adhere to their antiretroviral therapy than treatment for other chronic health problems

Ageing HIV-positive people have significantly higher levels of adherence to their antiretroviral therapy than to medication taken for other chronic health problems, Swiss investigators report in HIV Medicine. The research…

HIV patients live longer, require intricate geriatric care

DALLAS - HIV adds to the typical health concerns that affect people as they age, and with fewer people dying of AIDS, healthcare providers are facing more complicated geriatric cases.…

Italian and U.S. researchers look to the future and explore aging-related issues

-- Researchers in Italy and the United States predict that by 2035, three-quarters of HIV-positive people in both countries will be over the age of 50. -- 90% of HIV-positive…

Three kidney metrics worse with HIV than without in aging adults

Having HIV infection raised the chances of impaired kidney function by three standard measures in a Dutch comparison of aging adults living with versus without HIV. In a longitudinal analysis,…

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