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Vieillir avec le VIH: Brussels-based organisations met to discuss about ageing with HIV

This week the European AIDS Treatment Group participated in a meeting on “Ageing with HIV: What challenges? What ways forward?”, organised by two francophone organisations based in Brussels that work…

How HIV physicians can better treat an aging population

A research team has sought to address the critical lack of treatment guidelines for addressing HIV’s complex effects on aging. The U.S. HIV population is steadily aging, with one third…

Unique immune cell likely drives chronic inflammation

For the first time, researchers have identified that an immune cell subset called gamma delta T cells that may be causing and/or perpetuating the systemic inflammation found in normal aging…

HIV Outcomes: Online Compendium of Good Practices for the long-term health of people living with HIV launched

BRUSSELS: Today, HIV Outcomes launched an Online Compendium of Good Practices for securing the long-term health and well-being of people living with HIV.   Although people with HIV can now anticipate…

How providers can address HIV, aging and polypharmacy

By 2020, about 70% of people living with HIV will be over the age of 50, and as they age, they will inevitably be administered even more medications. Long-term survivors…

HIV Drug Therapy 2018 Congress – Quality of Life Across Different Age Groups of People Living with HIV: A Community Perspective

The European AIDS Treatment Group had the opportunity to co-organise and co-chair the ‘Quality of Life Across Different Age Groups of PLHIV: A Community Perspective’ session during this year's HIV Drug Therapy…

HIV linked with age advancement

Although the use of antiretroviral therapy has been a rousing success in terms of suppressing HIV and enabling people with the virus to live normal or near-normal life spans, the…

Older HIV patients struggle with loneliness and depression — and lack of services

Older people with HIV are frequently lonely and depressed, many of them face serious housing and financial hardships, and they have high rates of physical ailments — such as chronic…

Social support important in short-term care for older adults with HIV

Social support is among the most significant factors in preferences for short-term care among older adults with HIV, according to a study recently published in AIDS Care. This preference was not associated…

Older people less likely to be offered an HIV test in English sexual health clinics

Despite their mandate to offer HIV testing to all attendees, sexual health clinics in England are less likely to offer a test to older patients, according to an analysis of…

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