Aging

Age at Carotid Surgical Intervention in Adults with HIV

  • Nov 20, 18
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As part of stroke prevention, especially with vascular symptoms, carotid endarterectomy or carotid stenting are often performed.

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Cognitive Decline with Carotid Stiffness But No Difference By HIV Status

  • Nov 20, 18
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Increased vascular stiffness has been found in adults with HIV. A key question is if the vascular stiffness is related to cognitive decline.

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HIV and Aging May Not Be As Bad?

  • Nov 12, 18
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With mortality from HIV reduced there are more older persons living with HIV. The concern is that diseases and conditions associated with aging will become frequent and result in multimorbidity (MM) in this subgroup.

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Multimorbidity Increases with Age in People with HIV

  • Nov 12, 18
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The question addressed by this report is whether the frequency of multimorbidity (MM) is increasing over time as persons with HIV continue to age.

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Meeting Basic Needs Affects Quality of Life For People Aging with HIV

  • Nov 05, 18
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An important question is the effect of unmet basic needs, such as food security and stable housing, on persons with HIV. A study to address this question is reported using a cohort of 496 adults with HIV living in Ontario, Canada.

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More Effort Needed For Herpes Zoster Vaccinations

  • Oct 25, 18
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With better HIV treatment, the frequency of Herpes Zoster (HZ) in older adults with HIV has dropped but is still at least two to three times higher than in persons uninfected with HIV.

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Diabetes in Older Adults with HIV May Be Related to Older Antiretroviral Therapy

  • Oct 25, 18
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There is variability in reports about the presence of an increased frequency of diabetes mellitus (DM) in older persons with HIV. Most suggest an excess than in a comparison group, but the reasons for this increase are unclear.

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HIV Trends in Older Men Who Have Sex With Men

  • Oct 17, 18
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The latest (2016) HIV frequency estimate from CDC indicates that two thirds of infections have involved male-to-male sexual contact.

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HIV Disparities and the Use of Preexposure Prophylaxis

  • Oct 17, 18
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The FDA approved PrEP (tenofovir and emtricitabine) as a once a day single pill in 2012. Since 2014 the CDC has recommended this form of PrEP because it was found to be safe and very effective in the prevention of HIV in high-risk populations.

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Mortality Risk Index for Adults Aged 60 or Older With HIV

  • Oct 10, 18
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The average age for older adults with HIV is increasing. There is interest in identifying predictors of mortality outcomes as a guide to better management and to identify possible reversible risk factors.

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