Two HIV experts discuss their ongoing research involving HIV in aging adults and provide insights on how some major health concerns can be addressed to improve the overall care and outcomes of older adults with HIV.
All articles by Christina T. Loguidice
Generic antiretroviral agents have had a dramatic effect on outcomes in developing nations, and their availability in developed countries is rapidly expanding as more brand-name drugs are coming off patent. But unique challenges surrounding their use remain.
Prompt diagnosis of tick-borne diseases is essential but testing methods have been imprecise. Learn about some recent testing advances for Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses.
The availability of low-cost generic DAAs in lower income countries are a major step forward in combating HCV in these countries, but substantial work is still needed to put the WHO’s goal of HCV elimination by 2030 within reach.
The opioid epidemic has fueled the transmission of HCV, particularly among younger persons, who are often unaware of their risks and prevented from receiving timely treatment due to a variety of care barriers, even in settings ideally suited to identifying and treating HCV.
Three HIV experts provide their insights into aging-related challenges and complications faced by people living with HIV.
Expert insight from Leslie B. Lilly, MD, FRCPC, medical director of GI Transplantation from the Toronto General Hospital in Canada, about direct-acting antivirals in the management of hepatitis C virus in the liver transplantation setting.