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Where Was I Care a Lot Filmed? Here’s What We Know

By now, you’ve probably seen the chaos that is Gone Girl: The Sequel—we mean Netflix’s I Care a Lot—a movie about one woman’s unrelenting quest for world domination by way of outright manipulation and deception. The brilliance of Rosamund Pike, Dianne Wiest, and Peter Dinklage make this film a puzzle: you’re never quite sure who… Read More »

HIV self-testing increases uptake of HIV testing, but with poorer linkage to care

A study has concluded that HIV self-testing is safe, increases testing uptake and increases the yield of HIV positive results among men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender people. Among female sex workers, results are more mixed. While HIV self-testing improves testing uptake, it does not increase the yield of positive results and… Read More »

Data from routine clinical care shows people with HIV have an increased risk of dementia and that it’s diagnosed at a younger age

The risk of dementia in older age is increased by 58% for people living with HIV compared to their HIV-negative peers, according to US research published in the online edition of AIDS. The average age at dementia diagnosis was much younger for people with HIV: 67 years compared to 78 years for people without HIV.… Read More »

How should we care for older people with HIV?

As people living with HIV are living into old age, clinicians are developing new models of care. Dr Tom Levett and colleagues in Brighton, England, have recently described a combined HIV and geriatrics clinic – the Silver Clinic – that was designed to meet the needs of such patients by combining HIV care with geriatric… Read More »

Coronavirus surges across Midwest strain staffing, intensive care capacity

As the U.S. broke past 100,000 new daily coronavirus cases on Wednesday, some states across the Midwest reported grappling with strained staffing and nearing intensive care capacity, per news reports. Across Minnesota, for instance, state director of infectious disease Kris Ehresmann said 92% of beds in intensive care units (ICUs) were full, per the Duluth News… Read More »