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Time spent on dialysis could decrease likelihood of patients with HIV being listed for kidney transplant

SAN DIEGO — Patients on dialysis with HIV are less likely to receive a kidney transplant than HIV-negative patients and time spent on dialysis may be a factor in this…

Jackie Morton (RN, DN MBA, HIV+) – What triggered my heart attack?

On Monday 5 November 2018, EATG ex-chair Jackie Morton had a heart attack. A few days later she shares an insightful, self-reflecting analysis on her person adventure, combining personal and…

Daily alcohol use may drive chronic pain in adults with HIV

Daily alcohol use was found to have a reciprocal relationship with greater daily pain in older adults with HIV, according to a study published in Alcohol. Researchers conducted this exploratory study to evaluate…

Do patients with chronic liver disease face higher DILI risk?

Research suggests a link of which drug developers should be aware, expert says SAN FRANCISCO -- Individuals with certain types of chronic liver disease may be particularly susceptible to drug-induced…

Aspirin use associated with lower risk of liver cancer

Taking aspirin about twice a week for five years or more may reduce the risk of developing hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) by about half, according to research presented this week at…

The incidence of diabetes, stroke and kidney disease falls after hepatitis C cure

The incidence of some of the most serious extrahepatic health problems caused by hepatitis C declines sharply after the infection is cured by antiviral treatment, a review of people treated…

High prevalence and incidence of hypertension among South Africans starting ART

The management of hypertension is now an essential part of HIV care in low- and middle-income countries There is a high prevalence and incidence of hypertension (raised blood pressure) among…

HIV Glasgow 2018: NATAP reports

2018 International Congress on Drug Therapy in HIV Infection (HIV Glasgow 2018), 28-31 October 2018, Glasgow, UK NATAP reports: Waist-to-hip ratio predicts hepatic steatosis in people with HIV HIV linked…

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease may be underappreciated comorbidity among people with HIV

Research on nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in persons infected with HIV revealed a prevalence of the condition of about 40%, suggesting the condition may be an underappreciated comorbidity in this…

Early HIV treatment reduces the risk of liver fibrosis

Early antiretroviral therapy (ART) reduces the risk of liver fibrosis progression in people living with HIV, including in people who do not have co-infection with viral hepatitis, according to the…

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