Search through all our worldwide HIV and AIDS news and features, using the topics below to filter your results by subjects including HIV treatment, transmission and prevention, and hepatitis and TB co-infections.

Ageing and HIV news

Show

From To
Increase in stroke among HIV-positive patients in US

The proportion of US patients hospitalised because of stroke who are HIV-positive has increased significantly in recent years, investigators report in Neurology. This was at a time when

Published
19 January 2011
By
Michael Carter
Some age-related conditions lead to poorer physical function in patients with HIV

Some age-associated illnesses are associated with poorer physical function in HIV-positive patients when compared to HIV-negative people, US investigators report in the January edition of AIDS Patient

Published
17 January 2011
By
Michael Carter
Study shows a serious risk of side effects when having latent tuberculosis therapy over age 65

(Canadian Medical Association Journal) A new study found that there is a serious increased risk of side effects requiring hospitalization in people over the age of 65 who are going through latent tuberculosis infection therapy, according to a study published in Canadian Medical Association Journal.

Published
10 January 2011
From
Eurekalert Inf Dis
Abstinence, heavy drinking, binge drinking associated with increased risk of cognitive impairment

(IOS Press) Previous research regarding the association between alcohol consumption and dementia or cognitive impairment in later life suggests that mild to moderate alcohol consumption might be protective of dementia. However, most of the research has been conducted on subjects already rather elderly at the start of the follow-up. A new study published in the December issue of the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease addresses this problem with a follow-up of more than two decades.

Published
10 January 2011
From
Eurekalert Medicine & Health
New Study in San Francisco Aims to Improve HIV Care for Aging Population

Researchers at the University of California in San Francisco (UCSF) have launched a study to discover the best comprehensive care methods for people living with HIV as they get older.

Published
08 January 2011
From
AIDSMeds
The prescription for old age

What will happen as the HIV-positive population grows older is already the topic most frequently suggested by readers for HIV Treatment Update to cover. It was recently the

Published
02 December 2010
From
HIV treatment update
The lesser known complications of HIV/AIDS

Levin urges all people with HIV to be assertive about discussing osteoporosis and other age-related conditions with their doctor.

Published
29 November 2010
From
Huffington Post
Smoking and its consequences: studies probe quitting, relapse and lung disease

Two adjacent posters at the Tenth International Congress on Drug Therapy in HIV Infection (HIV10) in Glasgow last week looked at smoking in people with HIV

Published
17 November 2010
By
Gus Cairns
Updates from the 1st International Workshop on HIV & Aging

Nelson Vergel reports from the first international specialist meeting on diseases of ageing in people with HIV infection.

Published
27 October 2010
From
The Body
White House Invites HIV-Positive Man Evicted From Assisted Living Facility

Robert Franke—a retired university provost and minister who was evicted from an assisted living facility in Little Rock, Arkansas, after his HIV-positive status was revealed—has been invited to the White House, according to a Lambda Legal statement. 

Published
26 October 2010
From
Poz magazine news

Filter by country

Community Consensus Statement on Access to HIV Treatment and its Use for Prevention

Together, we can make it happen

We can end HIV soon if people have equal access to HIV drugs as treatment and as PrEP, and have free choice over whether to take them.

Launched today, the Community Consensus Statement is a basic set of principles aimed at making sure that happens.

The Community Consensus Statement is a joint initiative of AVAC, EATG, MSMGF, GNP+, HIV i-Base, the International HIV/AIDS Alliance, ITPC and NAM/aidsmap
close

This content was checked for accuracy at the time it was written. It may have been superseded by more recent developments. NAM recommends checking whether this is the most current information when making decisions that may affect your health.

NAM’s information is intended to support, rather than replace, consultation with a healthcare professional. Talk to your doctor or another member of your healthcare team for advice tailored to your situation.