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The Lisbon Patient: Meet the man living with HIV who’s about to turn 100

Miguel walks with poise, sometimes leaning on a cane as he steadily moves down the hallway of a busy urban hospital outside Lisbon, Portugal. But other than the walking aid…

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…

Managing sexual and survival risks: the impact of inequity and stigma on Jamaican MSM and transwomen

Two recent qualitative studies highlight Jamaican men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender (trans) women’s heightened vulnerability to HIV. These groups are at higher risk of infection as…

Posttraumatic growth boosts life satisfaction in patients with HIV

Posttraumatic growth is positively associated with life satisfaction in patients with HIV, even after controlling for stigma and disclosure regret, according to new research. Posttraumatic growth is the process by…

HIV diagnoses fell in the UK in 2017 for the first time among all risk groups, all ethnicities and in all regions, annual report reveals

The 2018 report from Public Health England is entitled Progress towards ending the HIV epidemic in the United Kingdom, and for once the note of optimism in the title is justified. The…

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…

Stigma impairs cognition in men living with HIV

Reducing stigma may address cognitive impairment in this population A new study has drawn a direct link between the amount of stigma men with HIV report experiencing and their scores…

Jackie Morton – Disclosure? No exposure!

"Sharing your HIV status ought to be a personal choice in every case and our decision not to disclose our status to our two sons survived for nine years until…

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…

Experts: Don’t overlook mental health in people living with HIV

Literature shows prevalence of mental health, depression in this population GLASGOW, Scotland -- HIV clinicians need to be aware that mental health affects every stage of HIV diagnosis and treatment,…

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