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Studies look at brain and cognitive changes in people with HIV as they age

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  nam/aidsmap, published: 14 March 2017 People with HIV often show persistent signs of cognitive impairment and abnormalities in brain structure despite suppressive antiretroviral therapy (ART), but they do not appear to experience accelerated decline compared to HIV-negative people as they age, according to research presented at the 2017 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic...

“Durban 2016: the changing narrative of HIV/AIDS” – free forum

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SAMESH, 26/10/2016 Invites you to their upcoming forum, “Durban 2016: the changing narrative of HIV/AIDS”. The forum is a fantastic opportunity to hear from guest speakers who attended the 21st International AIDS Forum 2016. They will discuss the current successes and challenges in their respective fields and their thoughts on the future of HIV/AIDS advocacy and research in Australia...

People living with HIV and access to health care in NSW: A Community Survey

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Positive Life NSW, 2015 The NSW Ministry of Health (NSW MoH) requested Positive Life NSW (PLNSW) produce a discussion paper which explored the future service needs of people living with HIV (PLHIV) in NSW with complex care needs, in relation to HIV specialists and mainstream services. The main lines of inquiry which PLNSW investigated were:  Access to Service Provision – where PLHIV...

HIV-positive gay & bi men have increased risk of hospitalisation with anxiety & mood disorders

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HIV-positive gay and bisexual men have increased risk of hospitalisation with anxiety and mood disorders, a risk factor for later mortality aidsmap/nam, 07 September 2016 HIV-positive gay and bisexual men are almost ten times more likely to be hospitalised because of mood and anxiety disorders than men in the general population, according to Australian research published in the online edition of...

HIV/Syphilis Co-infection Forum – free event

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Are you a doctor? Nurse? Medical student? Health practitioner? Community worker? Or just interested in Sexual health? Come to SAMESH’s HIV/Syphilis Co-infection Forum! Speakers: Dr Russell Waddell Dr Carole Khaw Dr James Ward Dr Nicola Chynoweth Free event: networking, drinks and nibbles On Thursday 6 October from 3.00 – 5.00 pm At SHine SA, 57 Hyde Street, Adelaide Presented by...

On World Hepatitis Day it’s time to talk about HIV and hepatitis C

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National Association of people with HIV Australia, July 28 2016 On World Hepatitis Day, the National Association of People with HIV Australia (NAPWHA), the Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations (AFAO), the Kirby Institute and Hepatitis Australia are raising awareness about HIV and hepatitis C (HCV) co-infection. An estimated 3,000 Australians are living both with HIV and HCV. HCV is more...

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