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Osteopenia: Zoledronic Acid Has Greater Impact Than Switching From Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate Regimens Img

Osteopenia: Zoledronic Acid Has Greater Impact Than Switching From Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate Regimens

For HIV-positive men with osteopenia, bisphosphonate therapy with zoledronic acid is more effective at increasing bone mineral density than switching from tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF, Viread).

Substantial Statin Treatment Gap Exists for People Living With HIV Img

Substantial Statin Treatment Gap Exists for People Living With HIV

A 12-year analysis of the large NA-ACCORD cohort showed that more than half of those who could use a statin to treat their cardiovascular diseasehad not received a prescription for it.

Getting in Sync on HIV, Hepatitis C and LGBT Health Img

Getting in Sync on HIV, Hepatitis C and LGBT Health

The 2017 Synchronicity Conference, a national conference that focuses on HIV and hepatitis C, also addressed LGBT health for the first time this year.

Using Electronic Medical Records to Help Place Patients in the HCV Care Cascade Img

Using Electronic Medical Records to Help Place Patients in the HCV Care Cascade

What if an electronic medical record-based algorithm could make it easier and quicker to place individuals living with hepatitis C in the care cascade? That's exactly what one study is looking into, as it aims to help identify and get individuals wit...

HIV-Associated Neurocognitive Disorders and the Gut Microbiome Img

HIV-Associated Neurocognitive Disorders and the Gut Microbiome

One study set out to evaluate the role that the microbiome plays in HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders. Terri Wilder, M.S.W., spoke with study author Josue Perez-Santiago, Ph.D., at CROI 2017.

Less Than Half of People With HIV Who Are Eligible for Statins Receive Them Img

Less Than Half of People With HIV Who Are Eligible for Statins Receive Them

There is a significant "statin treatment gap" for people living with HIV, with only 47% of people eligible for statins receiving them in 2013, according to a recent study.

Incidence of All Cancers but Lung Cancer Drops After HIV Group Stops Smoking Img

Incidence of All Cancers but Lung Cancer Drops After HIV Group Stops Smoking

Incidence of all cancers combined fell in the years after HIV-positive people stopped smoking, according to results of a nine-year 35,424-person analysis.

Higher Bilirubin Linked to Lower Cardiovascular Disease Risk Regardless of HIV Img

Higher Bilirubin Linked to Lower Cardiovascular Disease Risk Regardless of HIV

Higher total bilirubin predicted incident cardiovascular disease in an analysis of 98,405 U.S. veterans with or without HIV infection.

Mental Health Complications of HIV Insufficiently Studied Img

Mental Health Complications of HIV Insufficiently Studied

The effect of even well-controlled HIV on the brain is not receiving enough attention. Now that people living with HIV no longer need to focus only on survival, quality-of-life issues must be addressed.

IL-1β Inhibitor Lowers Arterial Inflammation in Adults With Controlled HIV Img

IL-1β Inhibitor Lowers Arterial Inflammation in Adults With Controlled HIV

One subcutaneous dose of canakinumab, a monoclonal antibody to IL-1β, significantly reduced arterial inflammation in 10 individuals with well-controlled HIV.