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That’s compared with a control group of HIV-negative individuals in a small study.
These two factors may exacerbate brain declines in people with HIV.
A major mitigating factor may be treating HIV with antiretrovirals.
AVR treatment halts brain damage and reduces damage.
This finding adds yet more weight to the imperative of treating HIV as soon as possible after infection.
The authors of a recent study hypothesize that HIV’s initial attack on the brain may be responsible for subsequent cognitive decline.
Many of us experience memory loss and wonder, “Could this be Alzheimer’s disease?”
Mild cognitive impairment among people with HIV is linked with cannabis use, depression, metabolic factors, and lowest-ever CD4 count.
"...an appointment was made to determine my cognitive abilities. More puzzles and conversation than taping wires to my body and X-raying my br...
Non-AIDS-related conditions, like liver, kidney and cardiovascular, are a significant cause of sickness and death among people with HIV.
The integrase inhibitor Isentress may be associated with central nervous system symptoms, particularly when used with tenofovir or a pro...
Many people living with HIV experience multiple health complications as they age, which appears to be partly driven by rising obesity.
Research suggests antiretroviral therapy can reduce risk of non-AIDS-related health complications among people living with HIV.
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