HIV+ Veterans Receive Poor Addiction Treatment

HIV+ Veterans Receive Poor Addiction Treatment

POOR SUBSTANCE USE TREATMENT IN VETERANS Substance use disorder is known to be common but treatment low in adults with HIV. In order to address this issue a large study of US Veterans was done. It included about 53,000 veterans with HIV and a matched comparison group...
Alcohol Impacts Brain in HIV+ Older Adults

Alcohol Impacts Brain in HIV+ Older Adults

HEAVY ALCOHOL USE IMPACTS BRAIN FUNCTION IN HIV+ OLDER ADULTS There is concern about the effect of alcohol on the health of adults with HIV. In 104 HIV+ adults a study compared cognitive performance on a test with information about current heavy drinking, lifetime...
Inadequate Food in HIV+ Older Adults

Inadequate Food in HIV+ Older Adults

FOOD INSECURITY AND POOR DIET QUALITY IN HIV+ OLDER ADULTS A study of 60 persons with HIV on average 56 years of age, 80% African-American and 32% women was done. It investigated whether problems with having enough money to get sufficient and healthy food could affect...