Aging

Geriatric Assessments Among HIV-Infected Older Adults

  • Jun 22, 16
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This study (John 2016) looked comprehensively across physical, mental and social health domains to examine health related needs of older adults living with HIV.

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Bone Complications in HIV

  • Apr 26, 16
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In the May issue of “Current Opinion in HIV and AIDS” there are 12 articles dealing with issues related to bone conditions in patients with HIV.

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HIV and Older Adults Fact Sheet

  • Apr 20, 16
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Published at AIDSinfo here.

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The Graying of HIV: 1 in 6 New U.S. Cases are People Older than 50

  • Apr 08, 16
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The Washington Post, Thursday, April 7, 2016
By Lenny Bernstein

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CROI Abstracts – Part 2

  • Mar 11, 16
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All CROI conference materials are online now. Here are a few more abstracts focused on HIV and aging issues from CROI 2016. Be sure to go online and check the full posters and summaries for more details.

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DHHS Update Includes Older Patients with HIV

  • Mar 08, 16
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The updated DHHS Antiretroviral Guidelines for Adults and Adolescents, including an updated section for HIV and the Older Patient, were released on January 28, 2016.

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CROI Points of Interest

  • Mar 04, 16
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CROI 2016 took place from Feb 22-26, 2016 in Boston, MA. The two medical directors for our site were in attendance and have provided brief summaries of some of the key abstracts pertaining to HIV care in older adults. As usual there is so much information and new research at CROI—it’s impossible to cover it all so we encourage everyone to check out the online materials as well once they are available.

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Increased Depression in HIV-infected Adults

  • Jan 26, 16
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As discussed in this site’s recently updated section Clinical Recommendation on depression, the condition is common and needs detection and treatment in HIV-infected adults.

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Increases in Cardiovascular Diseases in HIV-infected Adults

  • Dec 21, 15
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As discussed in this site’s Case Study on Cardiovascular Diseases, the literature data support the conclusion that there is a 50% increase in myocardial infarction, as well as increases in other cardiovascular diseases in HIV-infected adults. Two recent reports extend these observations to subclinical indicators of cardiovascular disease.

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HIV-Infected Older Adults Challenged by Multimorbidity but Not Accelerated Aging

  • Dec 19, 15
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Increasingly providers of clinical care for people living with HIV are spending less time managing drug resistance and associated short term ART toxicities and more time managing age associated illnesses (

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