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People with HIV and their doctors have different priorities for clinical care

When Americans living with HIV were asked to rank the priority issues to be covered during a routine clinical appointment, they ranked social issues such as stigma and social support far higher than their healthcare providers, who often wanted to focus on substance use. The study by Dr Rob Fredericksen of the University of Washington… Read More »

Prevalence of self-reported neurocognitive impairment falls among people with HIV in Switzerland

Depression, poor adherence and opportunistic infections associated with persisting impairment Persisting neurocognitive impairment in people with HIV is associated with a serious central nervous system infection in the past, depression and less than perfect adherence to ART, Swiss investigators report in the online edition of Clinical Infectious Diseases. Individuals with these characteristics could benefit from… Read More »

High levels of engagement in care by children and young people with HIV in the UK and Ireland

There are good results for the paediatric cascade of care in the UK and Ireland, researchers report in the Journal of the International AIDS Society. Almost all young people have some engagement with care, 92% are taking HIV treatment and 86% are virologically suppressed. The uptake of treatment increased between 2010 and 2016, but the… Read More »