Antiretroviral drug regimens have been implicated as factors in the increased risk of coronary artery disease and myocardial infarction in those with HIV infection. Here: practical measures for prevention and screening.
Clinicians need to track not only current alcohol consumption among their HIV-infected patients—but also past use.
Antiretroviral therapy has dramatically reduced AIDS-associated morbidity and mortality -- but only in those who know they are HIV positive and if they maintain sustained engagement with care.
The paradigm of HIV care is changing for aging patients. This study sheds new light.
Turns out, older age may have its advantages when it comes to coping with HIV infection.
A new Web-based algorithm uses more refined criteria to better identify PrEP candidates at highest risk for HIV infection.
One in 6 new HIV diagnoses occurs in people over age 50. Are you routinely asking your older patients about their sexual history?
Early ART was associated with a 93% lower risk of linked partner infection vs delayed ART.
A new study supports use of 3-drug regimens for HIV-infected women during pregnancy but more research is needed on safety/efficacy.
A new report aims to outline best practices in offering counseling and guidance to adolescents with HIV infection.
They often willingly accept pre-exposure prophylaxis when offered.
How frequently -- and effectively -- is pre-exposure prophylaxis being employed in adults and adolescents in the US who are at risk for HIV infection?
Who could have believed this statement even 5 years ago? "With these treatment regimens, survival rates among HIV-infected adults who are retained in care can approach those of uninfected adults."?
There is general consensus among public health authorities that the elderly are not being screened for HIV as frequently as are younger persons. But there is compelling reason to do so.