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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 »

Humana warns of Q4 loss amid increased COVID-19 costs, rebounding utilization

Dive Brief: Humana bested Wall Street expectations as it gained more members during the third quarter, generated higher revenue and beat earnings estimates, according to its quarterly results released Tuesday morning. The payer’s medical utilization continued to trend slightly below pre-COVID levels during the third quarter, though still well above the severe dip in March… Read More »

White House renews argument that increased cases come from increased testing

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany reiterated that spikes in coronavirus cases are a function of increased access to testing, an argument that public health officials have debunked. “When you lead the world in testing, that means that you identify more cases,” McEnany told reporters Monday. President Trump has often touted the U.S. capacity for… Read More »

After Stillbirth Women Are at Increased Risk for Significant Psychiatric Illness

In the United States, about one out of every 160 pregnancies ends in stillbirth, defined as a pregnancy loss occurring after 20 weeks’ gestation.  Perinatal loss is a traumatic event for women and their families. While we clearly understand the potential for perinatal loss to cause significant emotional consequences, we have relatively little data on… Read More »