Aging

New HIV diagnoses among adults aged 50 years and older in Europe

  • Jan 18, 19
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During the period of 2004 to 2015 54,102 new HIV diagnoses in older adults (50 years and older) were tabulated from 31 European countries. A larger younger group (15-59 years) was collected for comparison.

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The effect of treatment on pro-inflammatory and anti-inflammatory cytokines in HIV-infected adults

  • Jan 16, 19
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Cytokines are important players in the homeostasis of the immune system in those infected with HIV. A study of 50 newly-infected HIV patients and 50 controls was completed with a 12-month follow-up.

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Experience with a comprehensive care program for HIV-positive adults over 50 years of age

  • Jan 08, 19
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Because older persons living with HIV are experiencing both age-associated and HIV-related problems, new care models to address this combined burden are necessary.

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Are adults with HIV experiencing earlier aging or more conditions associated with aging compared to HIV-negative individuals?

  • Jan 08, 19
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As adults with HIV live longer they experience body changes and conditions often seen in older persons.

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First and Second Primary Cancers in Persons with HIV and a First Cancer Diagnosis

  • Dec 17, 18
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People with HIV are at an increased risk for both AIDS-defining and non-defining cancers. These can occur also after an initial cancer diagnosis as either first or second primary cancers.

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Higher Cytomegalovirus Immunoglobulin Levels May Be Related to Cognitive Impairment In People with HIV

  • Dec 17, 18
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A possible mechanism related to neurocognitive impairment (NCI) was investigated in 52 people with HIV receiving stable antiretroviral therapy and a matched comparison group of 31 HIV-uninfected controls.

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Drug-Drug Interactions in a Cohort of Older Adults with HIV

  • Dec 04, 18
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Because of the increase in life expectancy in older adults with HIV, the frequency of polypharmacy and drug-drug interaction is increasing. Among 242 50-year-old patients on antiretroviral treatment 148 (61%) were receiving other medications.

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Increased Cardiovascular and Diabetes Related Mortality Among HIV Patients

  • Dec 04, 18
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AIDS-related causes of death have decreased with better HIV treatment, and non-AIDS related causes of death have increased. A study of 5285 Italians aged 15-74 years with diagnosed AIDS was conducted from 2006-2011.

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Certain Factors Affect Older Persons and Likely Testing for HIV

  • Nov 26, 18
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Persons 50 years and older tend to have late HIV diagnoses, which complicates management and also serve as a source for HIV transmission. The factors that lead to this situation are not clear.

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Neuroimaging Suggests No Progression in Brain Pathology in Treated People with HIV

  • Nov 26, 18
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There is a concern among older adults with HIV about cognitive impairment and related changes in the brain.

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