Navigation Links
HIV Infected Senior Citizens Suffer From Depression

According to the study conducted by Stephen Karpiak, a former research scientist at Columbia University Medical School// it was found that many senior Americans above 50 years living with HIV/AIDS suffer from moderate to severe depression.

This study was conducted in New York and1,000 HIV-positive adults over 50 years were questioned. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention statistics showed that more than 1 million people in America are living with HIV/AIDS. This is due to the introduction of anti-retroviral drugs in the late 1990s. These people also suffer from numerous age-related medical conditions such as arthritis, high blood pressure, vision loss and diabetes that are complicated by their already compromised health.

The study revealed that HIV-positive adults suffer from depression almost 13 times higher than the general New York population. Karpiak says that the stigma of HIV plays a major role in the higher rates of depression. The author plans to present the study results at the 16th International AIDS Conference in Toronto. He says that by understanding how the HIV-compromised immune system is affected by other age-related conditions could improve the quality of life for many HIV-positive seniors.


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Over Six Million HIV Infected People In South Africa- Finds A Survey
2. More Married Women In India Are Getting Infected By HIV
3. Panic In Russia Over HIV Infected Blood
4. HIV Infected Libyan Children, Jetted To France For Treatment
5. HIV Infected Body Parts Stolen: Biomedical Tissue Services To Face Legal Action
6. Healthy, Bird Flu Infected Chickens In Chinese Markets
7. Equal Rights for HIV Infected Workers
8. Bacteria Infected Sausage
9. Cholera Outbreak in Angola: 652 Infected and 22 Dead
10. Strange Theft Of HIV Infected Blood Leaves Authorities Puzzled
11. Mumps Epidemic Spreads Easily From Infected Air Travelers
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:6/26/2016)... ... June 26, 2016 , ... Brent Kasmer, a legally blind and certified personal trainer is ... a fitness app. The fitness app plans to fix the two major problems leading the ... one size fits all type program , They don’t eliminate all the reasons ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... Experts from the American ... Annual Research Meeting June 26-28, 2016, at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston. ... including advance care planning, healthcare costs and patient and family engagement. , AIR ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... ... of Bruton Memorial Library on June 21 due to a possible lice infestation, as reported ... head lice: the parasite’s ability to live away from a human host, and to infest ... in the event that lice have simply gotten out of control. , As lice are ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... 25, 2016 , ... First Choice Emergency Room , the largest network ... the Medical Director of its new Mesquite-Samuell Farm facility. , “We are pleased ... location,” said Dr. James M. Muzzarelli, Executive Medical Director of First Choice Emergency Room. ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... ... non-athletes recover from injury. Recently, he has implemented orthobiologic procedures as a method ... —Johnson is one of the first doctors to perform the treatment. Orthobiologics are ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/24/2016)... Calif. , June 24, 2016  Global ... a biopharmaceutical company developing novel therapeutics for the ... needs, today announced the closing of its previously ... common stock, at the public offering price of ... the offering were offered by GBT. GBT estimates ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... DUBLIN , June 24, 2016 ... and Markets has announced the addition of the ... their offering. ... products and provides an updated review, including its applications ... covering the total market, which includes three main industries: ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... -- The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) today ... allow biopharmaceutical companies to more easily share health care ... coverage decisions, a move that addresses the growing need ... The recommendations address restrictions in the sharing of product ... a prohibition that hinders decision makers from accessing HCEI ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: