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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 »

Older Canadians less likely to suffer depression despite increased COVID-19 death rate: study

Article content continued “Young people are doing especially bad, probably related to loneliness and maladaptive coping strategies,” McIntyre said via email. “Although older people are more prone to virus infection/complications, I would not expect them to be worse off psychosocially,” he said. “The link between economic/employment security and mental health — which is a powerful… Read More »