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Summary AGEhIV webinar 2023

On June 21, 2023, we organized a webinar in which 30 AGEhIV participants joined online. Researcher Marc van der Valk and participant Cees Smit talked to principal investigator Peter Reiss and to participants watching online. They spoke about the research and the theme “comorbidity and…

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Save the date: AGEhIV Webinar

Save the date! On Wednesday, June 21, from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM, we will be organizing a webinar for participants of the AGEhIV cohort study. In this webinar, researcher Marc van der Valk and participant Cees Smit will talk with principal investigator Peter Reiss…

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AGEhIV participants are satisfied with the study

Last year, we sent a questionnaire to participants in the AGEhIV Cohort Study to assess their level of satisfaction with the study. We received responses from 333 participants, for which we are very grateful. The majority of participants reported being generally satisfied with their participation…

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NEW STUDY RESULTS AGEHIV COHORT STUDY, INCLUDING THE COVID-19 SUBSTUDY

Also in 2021, plenty of research has been done by the AGEhIV Cohort Study group. Firstly, AGEhIV study physician Sebastiaan Verboeket wrote an article on weight gain after switching to an integrase inhibitor (a particular class of HIV medication) in AGEhIV study participants. No difference…

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START SECOND STUDY VISITS COVID-19 SUB STUDY, ADDITIONAL BLOOD DRAW AFTER VACCINATION AND TEMPORARY INTERRUPTION OF AGEHIV STUDY VISITS

As of 1 March 2021 the second study visit of the COVID-19 sub study will start. Participants of this sub study will receive information about this second visit in advance by mail of post. During the study visit our staff will wear facemasks and the…

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“Ageing with HIV” symposium

Over the last three decades, we have witnessed tremendous progress in HIV care. Millions of people all over the world are now living longer with HIV thanks to antiretroviral treatment (ART). While they are living to older ages, research has shown that these people have…

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HIV study finds no sign of accelerated ageing

Do people living with HIV age more quickly, despite the fact that their infection is well controlled by antiretroviral treatment? Concerns have emerged in recent years, and the COBRA study was launched to look into the matter by exploring links with age-related conditions, with a…

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Media attention PhD defenses AGEhIV study

Friday January 27 2017 two AGEhIV research-physicians, Judith Schouten and Katherine Kooij, successfully defended their PhD-theses. The day prior to their PhD defenses unexpectedly considerable media attention was given to the results of the study, such as during the Dutch public news broadcasting agency (NOS)…

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Predictors of Neurocognitive Disorders

Both HIV-related factors as well as factors indirectly or not related to HIV may play a role in the development of cognitive disorders in HIV-positive patients.

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Hypertension

High blood pressure is more prevalent among HIV-positive participants. This might be the result of a larger waist-to-hip ratio in HIV-positive participants.

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