Americans aren’t dying like they used to. They’re living longer, and more are dying of natural causes. In 2010, nearly one-third of all deaths (31%) came from people ages 85 and older - a big improvement from 1968, when the 85+ age cohort made up just 12.6% of all deaths.
The 90’s spike for 25-45 year olds…#woah #HIV #AIDS
Kids who lost parents to AIDS in their formative years were often taught that truth-telling is dangerous business. But now, Alysia Abbott and Whitney Joiner’s new online community project urges those now adult children to shake off the secrecy of losing their parents to AIDS.
Transplant medications may help people living with HIV. Our Dr. Steven Deeks from our Univ. of California San Francisco site found immunosuppressant therapy given to transplant patients to reduce the risk of organ rejection, also reduces inflammation caused by HIV.