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"Premature Aging" and HIV: Dispelling Myths and Calculating Risk

    A slide from a presentation given by Amy Justice at an HIV/AIDS conference in 2012. It compares the average age at which HIV-positive people and HIV-negative people enrolled in VACS were first diagnosed with certain key health problems. ('MI' is short for
    A slide from a presentation given by Amy Justice at an HIV/AIDS conference in 2012. (Click the image to enlarge it.) It compares the average age at which HIV-positive people and HIV-negative people enrolled in VACS were first diagnosed with certain key health problems. ("MI" is short for "myocardial infarction" -- i.e., a heart attack.)
    Another slide from a presentation given by Amy Justice at an HIV/AIDS conference in 2012. It shows some of the key results from a study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine that corrected earlier research which drastically overestimated how much e
    Another slide from a presentation given by Amy Justice at an HIV/AIDS conference in 2012. (Click the image to enlarge it.) It shows some of the key results from a study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine that corrected earlier research which drastically overestimated how much earlier people with HIV develop certain cancers, because it didn't properly take people's ages into account.
    VACS Index Calculator screen shot
    A screen shot of the VACS Index Calculator.
    Myles Helfand

    Myles Helfand

    @MylesatTheBody

    Myles Helfand is the executive editor and general manager of TheBody/TheBodyPro.