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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 »

Drug Used For Cat Coronavirus Infections Fast-Tracked For Clinical Trial In Humans With Covid-19

A drug used to treat coronavirus infections in cats has shown early promise in lab-based studies on … [+] the SARS-CoV2 virus which causes Covid-19 in people. getty A drug used to treat coronavirus infections in cats may soon be used to treat Covid-19 in humans, after researchers showed the drug works against the SARS-CoV2… Read More »

The fight goes on: Clinical trial shows promising new treatment for rare blood cancer

Lymphoma is a type of blood cancer that develops from lymphocytes (a type of white blood cell). It has many subtypes. A rare subtype, called intravascular large B-cell lymphoma (or IVLBCL) is notably hard to diagnose accurately because the cancerous lymphocytes grow inside small blood vessels, instead of at lymph nodes, and there is no… Read More »

People with HIV more willing to consider a medication offering a ‘cure’ for HIV than one providing ‘clinical remission’

People with HIV are more likely to consider hypothetical medications that offer a “cure” for the virus than those offering “clinical remission,” according to US research published in AIDS and Behavior. These findings could have implications for recruitment to future HIV ‘cure’ studies, with potential participants more likely to join medication trials if a potential outcome is eradication… Read More »