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Open letter to the Romanian MoH to focus on TB

The Romanian Health Observatory, supported by the Romanian Angel Appeal Foundation (RAA) under the Global Fund programme, has published “The Crisis of Anti-TB Medicines in Romania”, a comprehensive and evidence-based…

Traditional interventions can prevent cardiovascular disease in patients with HIV

Traditional methods for preventing cardiovascular disease can maximize the cardiovascular health of patients with HIV and defray future health care costs, according to findings published in Clinical Infectious Diseases. “Although…

CVD, CKD should be assessed together in HIV-positive patients

HIV-positive patients at predicted risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD) and chronic kidney disease (CKD) are at an even greater risk for CVD and CKD events, according to new research published…

HIV patients at greater risk of both heart and kidney disease

HIV patients and their doctors are urged to be more aware of the additional health risks associated with treated HIV infection. This follows new research that shows HIV patients at…

People with HIV more likely to adhere to their antiretroviral therapy than treatment for other chronic health problems

Ageing HIV-positive people have significantly higher levels of adherence to their antiretroviral therapy than to medication taken for other chronic health problems, Swiss investigators report in HIV Medicine. The research…

HIV patients live longer, require intricate geriatric care

DALLAS - HIV adds to the typical health concerns that affect people as they age, and with fewer people dying of AIDS, healthcare providers are facing more complicated geriatric cases.…

ACHIEVE Coalition sends open letter to Romanian MoH

The ACHIEVE Coalition sent this open letter to the Minister of Health of Romania today. The letter, co-signed by EATG as a member of ACHIEVE, calls the Romanian government to…

For cancer patients with HIV, immunotherapy appears safe

Checkpoint inhibitor study suggests new treatment options for patients long excluded from cancer immunotherapy clinical trials. Read the full publication here.

Peripheral neuropathy in patients with HIV: association with additional pain disorders

Patients with a diagnosis of HIV and peripheral neuropathy (HIV-PN) often have ≥1 additional pain disorders, according to an analysis published in Pain Medicine. Investigators obtained patient data from the…

Metabolic syndrome’s link to liver fibrosis in patients with HIV

Although incredible advances in the development and dissemination of antiretroviral therapy (ART) have enabled many individuals with HIV to avoid progressing to AIDS, the efficacy of this therapy means the…

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