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Teens with HIV have similar cognitive outcomes to HIV-negative peers

Teens who were perinatally infected with HIV and received treatment have similar cognitive outcomes compared with their HIV-negative peers, according to research published in Clinical Infectious Diseases. However, researchers observed…

HIV i-Base: HTB, conference reports and PARTNER 2 published in The Lancet

HIV Treatment Bulletin (HTB) is a community publication produced by HIV i-Base. This issue of HTB includes reports from three conferences: an early report from INTEREST, additional reports from BHIVA…

The forgotten generation?

Modern advancements such as U=U have redefined what it means to live with HIV. But, as Ross Duffin reports, for the long-term survivors the lived reality is not so rosy.…

Aging HIV population face complicated rheumatologic care

CLEVELAND — As the national population of patients who are HIV-positive continues to age, rheumatologists will be increasingly called on to manage routine care for crystal disease, osteoarthritis, soft tissue…

Successful HIV effort prompts call for clinics to expand mental health services on site

Increasing access to mental health services improves HIV outcomes among vulnerable patients, a new study from the University of Virginia School of Medicine suggests. Based on their findings, the researchers…

Trends in histoplasma-associated immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome

A 20-year case series and literature review found that although incidence of histoplasma-associated immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome (IRIS) was low, it still generated significant morbidity in people living with HIV (PLHIV).…

Advanced stage at cancer diagnosis, higher mortality in US patients with HIV

Cancer patients with HIV in the U.S. are more likely to be diagnosed at advanced disease stages and experience higher cancer-related mortality than cancer patients without HIV, researchers say. Dr.…

US study suggests that ageing people with HIV may have an increased risk of arthritis

HIV infection and antiretroviral therapy are associated with increased risk of cartilage damage in the knee associated with osteoarthritis, according to the results of a small US study published in…

Celgene announces POMALYST® granted Breakthrough Therapy designation from FDA for HIV-positive and negative Kaposi sarcoma

Celgene plans to submit sNDA by end of 2019 Celgene plans additional studies with the AIDS Malignancy Consortium in U.S. and sub-Saharan Africa SUMMIT, N.J., May 13, 2019 -- Celgene…

Severe infection linked with cardiovascular disease in people with HIV

Acute infection and cardiovascular disease (CVD) have demonstrated a time-dependent relationship in people with HIV, according to a study published in BMC Infectious Diseases. CVD risks were significantly reduced through high CD4…