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Low vitamin D decreases impact of statins in people with HIV

Low 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations when participants entered the SATURN-HIV trial of rosuvastatin diminished the impact of the statin on low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) and common carotid artery intima media…

Suicide accounts for 2% of deaths in people with HIV, twice the rate of the general population

Men living with HIV have an elevated rate of suicide, particularly in the first year after diagnosis, according to a fifteen-year study of almost 90,000 people diagnosed with HIV in…

Frailty linked to inflammation, low sex hormone levels in men with HIV

In a study of HIV-positive men, frailty was linked to higher levels of inflammation markers and lower levels of testosterone and dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA). Compared with HIV-negative non-frail men, HIV-positive non-frail…

HIV infection, heart failure go together

Veterans study found greater risk linked to disease severity HIV-positive individuals had an increased risk of several types of heart failure compared to individuals without the disease, a large epidemiologic…

Cancer burden for aging US HIV population projected to shift

CHAPEL HILL - As the population of people living with HIV in the United States ages, the burden of cancer for these patients is expected to shift away from cancers…

Poppers linked to increased risk of some cancers in older MSM without HIV

Association only detected in men aged 50-70 Daily or weekly use of poppers over a number of years is associated with a substantial increase in the risk of cancers caused…

Internet-delivered behavioral weight loss program benefits HIV patients

New research found that behavioral weight loss programs delivered remotely via internet can effectively promote weight loss among people with HIV, and were associated with improvements in health-related quality of…

Health problems may increase as adolescents, young adults infected with HIV at birth get older

Poor HIV control leads to greater incidence of AIDS-related illnesses, death A new study has found that U.S. youth infected with HIV around the time of their birth are at…

Co-infection with HCV increases cancer risk for people with HIV

Risk remains significant after exclusion of liver cancer People with HIV and hepatitis C virus (HCV) co-infection have an increased risk of non-AIDS-defining cancers compared to people with HIV mono-infection,…

B.C. researchers explore life expectancy among HIV-positive people

In the 20th century, life expectancy increased in Canada and other high-income countries thanks to improvements in medicine, better living conditions and so on. These changes have led some researchers…