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Fatigue with HIV Could Have Reversible Cause

Many of the cases of fatigue and difficulty sleeping that are common in persons with HIV infection could be caused by obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), according to assessment from a new collaboration between pulmonary and infectious disease specialists.

Published
16 hours ago
From
MD Magazine
Cancer Treatment Disparities in Elderly HIV-Infected Americans Warrant Attention

A study published in Clinical Infectious Diseases found that cancer treatment rates for HIV-infected seniors were lowest among the younger subset of patients, who would likely benefit most from treatment in terms of life expectancy.

Published
11 June 2018
From
Infectious Disease Advisor
Major depression worsens with age

Older age was associated with poorer major depressive disorder course, according to 2-year follow-up data published in The Lancet Psychiatry.

Published
11 June 2018
From
Healio Psychiatic Annals
Closer Monitoring Recommended for Older Patients Treated With Dolutegravir for HIV

The maximum concentration of the integrase inhibitor dolutegravir (DTG) was significantly higher in people living with HIV who are more than 60 years old compared with younger individuals, according to new findings published in Clinical Infectious Diseases.There have been recent concerns about DTG-related neuropsychiatric toxicity, especially among older patients with HIV.

Published
11 June 2018
From
Infectious Disease Advisor
These Gay Men Have Spent 30 Years Learning How To Be Long-Term HIV Survivors

“It was hell to watch people die in the ’80s, but my personal hell was when long-term survivors were forgotten.”

Published
06 June 2018
From
Huffington Post
What Is an HIV Long-Term Survivor? Five People With HIV Grapple With the Question

HIV Long-Term Survivor's Day is here! I have often wondered whether I am considered a long-term survivor. I've been positive for only 13 years. I personally don't know whether I am considered a long-term survivor, but it has somewhat felt that way. I've buried friends that have denied their own HIV status; because of stigma they felt from family and the outside world, they let illness consume them instead of facing it head on.

Published
06 June 2018
From
The Body
How Are Early Members of ACT UP Adjusting Today?

A new study assesses the long-term impact of AIDS activism, including trauma, loss, posttraumatic growth and a belief in change.

Published
05 June 2018
From
Poz
What growing old looks like when you're living with HIV

Ron Rosenes has been living with HIV for nearly 40 years. The long-time advocate, who turns 71 this summer, said he's confronted health problems that come with age — perhaps even earlier — an increasingly common reality as more Canadians with the virus live longer.

Published
23 May 2018
From
CBC.ca
Sex a key part of life for people over 65, study says

US survey finds two-fifths of people between 65 and 80 report being sexually active, but topic is rarely discussed

Published
08 May 2018
From
The Guardian
Seniors with HIV face more stigma than those with other illnesses

The evolution of the HIV epidemic in B.C. has brought us into uncharted territory. One in two people living with HIV in B.C. are age 50 or over, compared with the one in 10 two decades earlier. This means that people with HIV are living to ages where seniors’ facilities become part of their health-care trajectory.

Published
04 May 2018
From
Vancouver Sun
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