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HIV patients experience better kidney transplant outcomes than Hepatitis C patients

Findings illustrate need to effectively treat Hepatitis C to ensure better transplant outcomesHIV (human immunodeficiency virus)-positive kidney transplant patients...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 6 years ago
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A risk score for chronic kidney disease can inform choice of HIV medications

Both traditional and HIV-related risk factors can predict the likelihood of developing chronic kidney disease (CKD), according to a study published in PLOS Medicine.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 6 years ago
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Researchers identify timeline for HIV replication in the brain

A team of researchers has discovered HIV can begin replicating in the brain as early as four months after initial infection.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 6 years ago
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Blood thinning drug helps in understanding a natural HIV barrier

A blood thinning agent is helping researchers at the University of East Anglia understand more about the body's natural barriers to HIV.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 6 years ago
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Along with antiretroviral medications, doctors may prescribe exercise for people with HIV

In addition to antiretroviral medications, people with HIV may soon begin receiving a home exercise plan from their doctors, according to a researcher at Case Western Reserve University's...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 6 years ago
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Identifying drugs for maximum penetration into lymph nodes to more effectively stop HIV virus replication

Drugs used to treat HIV penetrate poorly into lymphatic tissues where most HIV replication takes place and there is persistent low-level virus replication in these tissues according to research...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 6 years ago
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Study reports excellent outcomes among HIV+ kidney transplant recipients

Co-infection with hepatitis C virus lowers kidney and patient survival rates, howeverHighlights Compared with uninfected (HIV-/HCV-) kidney...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 6 years ago
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High Interest in PrEP Among MSM at Risk for HIV Infection

In this study, MSM at high risk for HIV infection show interest in PrEP. Why is the HIV incidence rate for this population still rising?  
medscape.com
over 6 years ago
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NIH launches largest clinical trial focused on HIV-related cardiovascular disease

Trial will test whether statins can reduce the risk for major adverse cardiovascular events in people with HIV infection  
nih.gov
over 6 years ago
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NIH launches largest clinical trial focused on HIV-related cardiovascular disease

Researchers have begun enrolling participants in a multicenter international clinical trial to test whether a statin can reduce the risk of heart disease in people with HIV infection, who are up to twice as likely as people without HIV infection to have heart disease. The trial is supported by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, both part of the National Institutes of Health.  
eurekalert.org
over 6 years ago
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Uganda: HIV-Related Cardiovascular Diseases Worry Medics

There is growing concern among scientists that inflammation caused by HIV and the side effects of some antiretroviral drugs, especially protease inhibitors, are increasing cardiovascular risk among people living with HIV.  
allafrica.com
over 6 years ago
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Infectious mononucleosis

Infectious mononucleosis is a clinical diagnosis, caused by Epstein-Barr virus in 90% of cases, although in some patients (pregnancy, high risk HIV population) further investigations are warranted  
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over 6 years ago
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Medicare paid $32m for questionable HIV prescriptions, investigators find

Medicare, the US health insurance plan for elderly and disabled people, paid out $32m (£19m; €24m) in 2012 for dubious HIV drug prescriptions, a new report has found.1  
feeds.bmj.com
over 6 years ago
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HIV and multiple sclerosis: beginning to unravel a mystery

Stream HIV and multiple sclerosis: beginning to unravel a mystery by BMJ talk medicine from desktop or your mobile device  
feeds.bmj.com
over 6 years ago