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Individualized lifestyle intervention may reduce type 2 diabetes risk in HIV

For adults with HIV, a lifestyle intervention focused on energy restriction, weight reduction and improved diet may be an effective way to decrease type 2 diabetes risk, according to findings…

CROI 2019: Higher HIV viral load and lower CD4 count linked to liver cancer risk

People living with HIV who have a longer duration of detectable viral load and those with low CD4 cell counts have a higher likelihood of developing liver cancer in the…

CROI 2019: People with HIV may benefit from earlier lung cancer screening

People living with HIV, especially women, may develop lung cancer at an earlier age and with a less extensive smoking history than people in the general population, according to a…

CROI 2019: Nutrition, sanitation interventions improve neurodevelopment in HIV-exposed children

SEATTLE — Researchers found that combining nutrition and sanitation interventions led to improved motor and cognitive development in children aged 2 years in rural Zimbabwe, according to study results presented…

Preventing non-AIDS-related comorbidities in adults aging with HIV

Interventions to reduce traditional risk factors such as smoking, elevated total cholesterol, hypertension, and chronic hepatitis C infection can improve the proportion of non-AIDS-defining cancer, myocardial infarction, and end-stage liver…

CROI 2019: Detectable HIV and lower CD4 count raise liver cancer risk

HIV-positive people with a higher viral load over a longer period appear more likely to develop hepatocellular carcinoma. People with HIV who spend more time with a detectable viral load…

CROI 2019: NATAP reports

Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI), 4-7 March 2019, Seattle, Washington, USA HIV tied to almost 2-fold lower breast cancer survival  Probiotic does not alter inflammation/activation markers in group…

CROI 2019: COPD tied to higher MI risk in HIV-positive people

Higher risk seen for supply-demand mismatch as with sepsis, though mechanisms of association unclear SEATTLE -- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) was linked with a two-fold increased risk of acute…

CROI 2019: Sudden cardiac death is more common in people with HIV

Deaths caused by sudden cardiac arrest are significantly more common in people living with HIV than the general population and were more likely to be associated with overdose or kidney…

CROI 2019: Women with HIV may have higher breast cancer mortality

HIV-positive women with breast cancer appear to have decreased survival compared with HIV-negative women, according to a cohort study from Botswana presented yesterday at the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic…

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