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Elderly HIV-infected patients with cancer have worse outcomes than HIV-uninfected patients with cancer

Worse Cancer Outcomes for Elderly HIV-Infected Patients

Significantly higher rates of relapse or death for HIV-infected men with prostate cancer, women with breast cancer
For adolescents with perinatally acquired HIV

Compliance With Meds Falters With Age in Youth Born With HIV

Prevalence of nonadherence increased from preadolescence to late adolescence/young adulthood

July 2019 Briefing – HIV & AIDS

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in HIV & AIDS for July 2019. This roundup includes...
HIV-positive individuals who inject drugs are more likely to have a detectable viral load and engage in high-risk sexual behaviors

Transmission Risks Up for HIV-Positive Injection Drug Users

HIV-positive injection drug users often have detectable viral load, participate in risky behaviors
Benzodiazepines and muscle relaxants are associated with serious falls among people living with HIV in their 50s

Serious Falls Pose Risk to People Living With HIV

Benzodiazepines, muscle relaxants related to serious falls in people living with HIV
A considerable proportion of men who have sex with men

Some Men at Risk for HIV Do Not Live Near PrEP Provider

Thirteen percent of PrEP-eligible men who have sex with men live in 30-minute-drive deserts
Tenofovir preexposure prophylaxis therapy does not appear to be associated with clinically significant declines in bone mineral density in the short term

Minor Changes in BMD Seen With Tenofovir PrEP in Short Term

Those at high risk for fracture who plan prolonged PrEP use may wish to consider alternative strategies
The World Health Organization "Treat All" strategy for antiretroviral treatment initiation among patients living with HIV was the standard of care at almost all International epidemiology Databases to Evaluate AIDS sites by mid-2017

WHO ‘Treat All’ Recommendation for HIV Widely Implemented

Findings seen in rural, primary-level health facilities in low-resource settings
For HIV-infected women receiving dolutegravir from the time of conception

Neural-Tube Defects Up for Offspring of Women on Dolutegravir

Prevalence of neural-tube defects with dolutegravir higher than with other antiretroviral tx
The prevalence of anal high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions

Rates of Anal Cancer Precursors High in Women Living With HIV

Authors call for new screening strategies for anal cancer prevention in women living with HIV