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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…

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…

IAPAC: Survey on QoL of PLHIV in Fast-Track Cities

The International Association of Providers of AIDS Care (IAPAC) and partners aim to inform a global advocacy agenda to improve the quality of life (QoL) of people living with HIV…

BHIVA/BASHH conference: What are the outcomes for adults who were born with HIV?

Among people who were born with HIV and have now transitioned to adult care at St Mary’s hospital in London, 80% have an undetectable viral load, rising to 87% in…

News from the Fourth Joint Conference of BHIVA with BASHH

The Fourth Joint Conference of the British HIV Association (BHIVA) with the British Association for Sexual Health and HIV (BASHH) was held on 17-20 April 2018 in Edinburgh, UK. *********************…

Depression in people with HIV may increase missed appointments, detectable viral load, and mortality, says new study

Depression has long been recognized not only as a condition that increases risk for acquiring the HIV virus but also as a factor that dramatically impacts the quality of life…

People with HIV dying at higher rates than general population

People who are living with HIV in Ontario have access to good health care and medications, yet they are still dying younger and at substantially higher rates than the rest…

Webinar: Patient-reported Outcomes (PROs)

We invite you to join the webinar on What are patient-reported outcome measures and how are they used in drug development? taking place on Tuesday, 27 March 2018, 18:00 –…

DATE CHANGE for the 3rd Ageing with HIV Conference

The 3rd Ageing with HIV conference that was scheduled to be held on the 22-25 March 2018 has been postponed to 3-6 May 2018. The venue (Kyiv, Ukraine) and the overall timing (opening…

Healthcare workers living with HIV have different motivations for disclosing or concealing their HIV status

Nurses and other healthcare workers who are living with HIV have mixed reactions when they mention their HIV status to colleagues, according to a small Dutch study reported in the…