HIV

Dr Milena Murray on the Importance of Using People-First Language With Patients Living With HIV

October 30th 2020, 6:00pm

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The patients must always come first, emphasized Milena Murray, PharmD, MSc, BCIDP, AAHIVP, associate professor at Midwestern University College of Pharmacy, who practices at the Northwestern Medicine Infectious Disease Center in Chicago.

Possible Link Found Between HIV and Early-Onset Alzheimer Disease

October 27th 2020, 8:15pm

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A poster presented at this year’s annual meeting of the American Neurological Association demonstrates a likely greater risk of early-onset Alzheimer disease among persons living with HIV.

Researchers Warn of Heightened Risk of HIV With Certain COVID-19 Vaccines

October 25th 2020, 7:57pm

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Researchers are urging caution when it comes to the use of adenovirus type-5 (Ad5) vectored vaccines for COVID-19.

Perinatal Exposure to HIV Requires Specialized, Coordinated Care

October 19th 2020, 4:01am

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Pediatricians and pediatric HIV specialists need to coordinate their care plans for infants born with potential perinatal exposure to the virus, according to a new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Higher Risk of Atherosclerosis Not Apparent in HIV-Positive Individuals

October 15th 2020, 6:48pm

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A recent study of persons with HIV shows that their HIV infection was not associated with progression of subclinical atherosclerosis.

What Factors Are Predictive of Lower ART Adherence Among Hispanic, Latino MSM?

October 13th 2020, 8:00pm

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Younger age, poverty, recent drug use, depression, and unmet need for ancillary services were linked to lowered antiretroviral therapy (ART) adherence among HIV-positive Hispanic and Latino men who have sex with men (MSM).

Comorbid Depression Adversely Affects ART Adherence, Quality of Life

October 8th 2020, 6:34pm

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Antiretroviral therapy (ART) adherence and quality of life were negatively correlated with the occurrence of major depressive disorder in people living with HIV or AIDS.

Higher Mortality Risk Linked to Mental Illness in Persons Living With HIV

October 6th 2020, 8:51pm

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In this study from Cape Town, South Africa, patients with comorbid HIV and a history of mental illness had an increased risk of mortality from all causes.

What We’re Reading: COVID-19 Recovery Being Studied; Regeneron Antibody Results; “Berlin Patient” Dies

September 30th 2020, 2:07pm

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The aftereffects of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) are being studied in recovering patients; Regeneron’s COVID-19 antibody cocktail may induce quicker recovery; Timothy Ray Brown, the first patient reportedly cured of HIV, has died.

Linkage to HIV Care, Viral Suppression Continue to Vary Among Racial, Ethnic Groups, CDC Reports

September 29th 2020, 6:30pm

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Minority men who have sex with other men (MSM), especially Hispanic/Latino and African American/Black men, account for most new HIV diagnoses but poor care uptake.