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The Man Who Was Immune to AIDS - But Not What Came After

A profile of Steve Crohn, who committed suicide in 2013. Crohn was discovered to be immune to HIV infection due to the CCR5 delta 32 polymorphism. The profile examines questions how survivor guilt and ageing in the New York gay community may have contributed to his suicide.

Published
18 June 2014
From
New York magazine
Older HIV patients 'need more support'

The older generation of people with HIV need better support to keep them well, nurses say. About a quarter of the 100,000 people with HIV in the UK are aged over 50.

Published
16 June 2014
From
BBC Health
AAHIVM, AGS, and ACRIA release updated recommendations for older patients with HIV

The American Academy of HIV Medicine (AAHIVM), ACRIA, and the American Geriatrics Society (AGS) this week announced a major update to its 2011 report, Recommended Treatment Strategies for Clinicians Managing Older Patients with HIV. Revised topics include assessing functional capacity, smoking cessation, and management of diabetes, COPD, osteoporosis, and hypertension.

Published
06 June 2014
From
EATG
PI Therapy Raises Risk of Cerebral Small-Vessel Disease in US Group

Treatment with HIV protease inhibitors (PIs) heightened chances of cerebral small-vessel disease (CSVD) in a group of US adults. And mild CSVD raised chances of HIV-associated neurocognitive disorder (HAND).

Published
30 May 2014
From
International AIDS Society
Men living with HIV have a lower risk of prostate cancer

Incidence of prostate cancer is significantly lower among men living with HIV, investigators from California report in the online edition of the Journal of Acquired

Published
22 May 2014
By
Michael Carter
Tenofovir HIV PrEP causes no long-term harm to kidneys

HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) with tenofovir is associated with mild disturbances in kidney function that resolve when treatment is stopped, investigators report in the online edition of Clinical

Published
21 May 2014
By
Michael Carter
Prostate cancer ‘could be a sexually transmitted disease’, scientists say

Research by the University of California found a sex infection called trichomoniasis supported cancer growth when a team of scientists tested human prostate cells in a laboratory.

Published
20 May 2014
From
The Independent
Action needed to tackle co-infection with HIV and visceral leishmaniasis in India

HIV and visceral leishmaniasis co-infection is “an under-diagnosed and under-recognised emerging public health issue in the Indian context requiring urgent action,” according to research published in the online

Published
20 May 2014
By
Michael Carter
People living with HIV at higher risk of cancers caused by smoking or viruses, but not all cancers

The risk of cancer is increased twofold for people with HIV compared to individuals in the general population, Danish investigators report in the online edition of AIDS.

Published
16 May 2014
By
Michael Carter
Ethiopia: HIV patient nutrition more vital than once assumed

Researchers have shown that a dietary supplement given during the first months of HIV treatment significantly improves the general condition of patients. Their results are published in the journal BMJ.

Published
15 May 2014
From
University of Copenhagen (press release)

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