A newly published study examines whether kidney transplant in eligible patients with HIV confers improved survival over renal replacement therapy. Results, here.
Long-term highly-active antiretroviral therapy can be associated with disturbing morphologic and metabolic changes. Nevaripine is added to three HAART regimens in this study to evaluate any mitigating effects.
For patients who remained AIDS-free and untreated 10 years after seroconversion, loss of this status was associated with lower CD4 cell counts and higher HIV RNA load.
Results of a recent study found low BMD was strongly associated with body weight, smoking, and prior advanced HIV disease.
A retrospective chart review among HIV-infected patients treated with ART found use of statin medications associated with a lower risk of cancer.
The key to reining in this trend is to link this group to health services as early as possible. The key to linkage, in turn, is testing. A new study finds room for improvement in meeting CDC testing coverage recommendations.
HIV-infected patients have a 2-fold increased risk for MI vs HIV-negative patients. While many are treated for common risk factors, many of those do not reach clinical targets.
In patients with HIV infection, early linkage to and retention in continuous HIV medical care are the most important components of care shown to improve health outcomes in this population.1 In the United States, approximately 7
Based on 2013 clinical guidelines, nearly three-quarters of HIV-infected patients with dangerous subclinical atherosclerotic plaque would not be considered for statin therapy, a new study finds.
Oral lesions, often the harbingers of early HIV infection, rank among the most common complaints for which HIV-positive patients seek primary care. Here we offer visual presentations of these and other lesions associated with HIV.