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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…

News from EACS 2017

The 16th European AIDS Conference (EACS 2017) took place on 25-27 October 2017 in Milan, Italy.   HIV i-Base reports: D/C/F/TAF: no impact on bioavailability when tablet split but TAF…

World Hepatitis Summit – Declaration of the Hepatitis Community

The World Hepatitis Summit passed and published the Declaration of the Hepatitis Community "NO ELIMINATION WITHOUT DECRIMINALIZATION!" today. The Declaration calls for the decriminalization of people who use drugs, and…

EACS 2017: NATAP reports

The 16th European AIDS Conference (EACS 2017) took place on 25-27 October 2017 in Milan, Italy. NATAP reports: Switch to boosted PI/3TC noninferior to triple therapy in 4-trial analysis Meta-analysis…

UK reports its first kidney transplants from HIV+ donor to HIV+ recipients

Kidneys from a deceased HIV-positive donor were successfully transplanted in two HIV-positive recipients, U.K. researchers report. While South African researchers have performed transplants involving HIV-positive donors and recipients with positive…

HIV guidelines make special HPV recommendations for gay men

MILAN — Gay and bisexual men with HIV should get vaccinated for human papillomavirus (HPV) up until age 40, according to updated guidelines from the European AIDS Clinical Society (EACS),…

The effect of ART on cervical cancer precursor lesions

In The Lancet HIV, researchers presented a meta-analysis of the effect of antiretroviral therapy (ART) on high-risk human papillomavirus (HPV)-induced cervical lesions in women living with HIV. Cervical cancer is…

Immune response to HIV linked to cancer mutations

University of Saskatchewan researchers have found the onset of breast, lung and other cancers may be connected to malfunctions of the immune system as it combats specific viruses such as…

Lung cancer screening results similar in HIV group and general population

Screening HIV-positive people for lung cancer with low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) yielded a positive-image rate similar to that in the general population, according to the results of a 901-person study…

Parasitic disease linked to HIV infection

Women diagnosed with an infectious parasitic disease prevalent in sub-Saharan Africa are at increased risk of contracting human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), and both men and women who had this parasitic…