Infection with HIV can accelerate aging within the first two to three years of infection, study says
Living with HIV may have an immediate effect on how your body ages, according to new research which showed that cellular aging was sped up in male patients within two to three years of infection. Read the article from CTV News: https://www.ctvnews.ca/health/infection-with-hiv-can-accelerate-aging-within-the-first-two-to-three-years-of-infection-study-says-1.5971466
This report from Gilead Sciences reviews resources related to HIV and aging created by HIV Age Positively program grantees.
This article from POZ notes that a large study found that heart disease and mental health conditions are driving use of multiple medications as people age. People aging with HIV develop more chronic conditions and start to take more medications.
The researchers forecast a “silver tsunami” in multimorbidity, polypharmacy, and healthcare costs in US residents with HIV.
This roundtable brought together experts living and aging with HIV (15 years or more) to review and reflect upon the current capacity and future constraints of the HIV and aging care and prevention services sectors, and the discrete needs that follow.
Ensuring older adults have access to PrEP is a key step towards ending the HIV epidemic in the U.S. This webinar presents considerations around medical, counseling, and educational strategies to improve the uptake of PrEP among people aged 50 and older. It highlights the benefits and opportunities of using PrEP in this population in efforts […]
By: Delroy White, HealthHIV Communications Fellow Although we live in an aging population, attention is far from focused on those 50 or older when it comes to HIV/AIDS in Malawi. I’ve recently found myself asking, “What happens to older people when most medical interventions are directed towards younger populations?” I am Delroy White, a 2021 […]
This comprehensive national survey further underscores the ongoing needs and experiences of people aging, thriving, and sometimes struggling with the HIV; many of whom are among the first generation of people diagnosed with HIV.
CDC factsheet on HIV among older Americans.
Looks at the current state of research around inflamm-aging and other age-related comorbidities in PWH.