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Increased Prevalence of Diabetes in HIV-Positive People Img
Metabolic

Increased Prevalence of Diabetes in HIV-Positive People

Diabetes mellitus occurs at an increased frequency in people with HIV infection and may develop at earlier stages than it does in the general population.

Poppers and Cancer Risk in HIV-Negative and HIV-Positive Gay Men Img
Cancer

Poppers and Cancer Risk in HIV-Negative and HIV-Positive Gay Men

A new report suggests that heavy use of poppers might be associated with increased risk of individual virus-associated cancers. This link was observed in HIV-negative men but not in men who were HIV positive.

Natural History of Elite Controllers Img

Natural History of Elite Controllers

A huge variety of biological factors, some known and some not known, influence and determine a person's ability to control HIV.

HIV Superinfection Is Associated With Specific HLA Types Img

HIV Superinfection Is Associated With Specific HLA Types

A recent study prospectively followed a high-risk cohort of HIV-positive men who have sex with men to investigate demographic, behavioral, clinical and immunogenic determinants of superinfection.

ART Adherence in First Four Months Predicts Long-Term Viral Suppression in 12-Year Study Img

ART Adherence in First Four Months Predicts Long-Term Viral Suppression in 12-Year Study

Good adherence during the first four months of ART makes long-term undetectable viral load more than three times more likely, according to results from a French cohort study.

Option to Take Crushed Stribild Tablets With Food or Enteral Nutrition Img

Option to Take Crushed Stribild Tablets With Food or Enteral Nutrition

Research shows the boosted integrase inhibitor-based fixed-dose combination Stribild can be safely crushed without affecting pharmacokinetics.

Effects of ART Initiation on Human Papillomavirus Antibody Response Img
Sexually Transmitted Infections

Effects of ART Initiation on Human Papillomavirus Antibody Response

Starting ART may improve antibody responses that in turn reveal exposure to serotypes of human papillomavirus that are a high risk for anal cancer.

Rosuvastatin for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) in People With HIV Img
Cardiovascular

Rosuvastatin for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) in People With HIV

Daily rosuvastatin stabilized clinical markers of chronic COPD progression and might reverse an important marker of pulmonary dysfunction commonly seen in HIV-positive people.

Soluble CD163 as a Marker of CMV-Mediated Immune Activation Img

Soluble CD163 as a Marker of CMV-Mediated Immune Activation

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) may be a driver of harmful immune activation in HIV-positive people, even after more than one year of successful antiretroviral therapy, according to a recent study.

Persistent HPV Infection May Be Related to Tissue Type in HIV-Positive People Img
Sexually Transmitted Infections

Persistent HPV Infection May Be Related to Tissue Type in HIV-Positive People

The first study to examine the relationship between persistent warts, HPV infection and tissue type in HIV-positive people found that in HIV-positive people specific HLA class I tissue types are associated with persistent HPV infection and there are ...