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Dyslipidemia: Change to Tenofovir?

For the past few years, studies have increasingly highlighted the contribution of at least some of the nucleosides to increases in lipids, such as total cholesterol and triglycerides. Most recently, the Gilead 903 study comparing tenofovir (TDF, Vire...

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Antioxidants Have Little Benefit in People With Lipoatrophy

A pilot study of two women and eight men with HIV-related lipodystrophy revealed that antioxidants appear to improve cholesterol levels and midriff weight gain, but may have a negative impact on blood sugar levels. The ten study participants took 800...

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Little Lipodystrophy Seen With Either Atazanavir or Efavirenz

Atazanavir and Efavirenz Have Similar Effects on Body Fat Distribution in Antiretroviral-Naive Patients When Combined With Fixed-Dose Zidovudine and Lamivudine: 48-Week Results From the Metabolic Substudy of BMS AI424-034 (Oral LB13) Authored b...

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FRAM Study Finds a Lack of Association Between Lipoatrophy and Central Fat Gain

Losses and Gains: Insights From the Preliminary Results of the Fat Redistribution and Metabolic Change in HIV Infection Study (FRAM) (Institutional Symposium -- NIH) Chairperson: Fulvia Veronese, Office of AIDS Research, National Institutes of ...

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Current Research on the Mechanisms Causing Lipoatrophy and Potential Treatments

Differential Effect of HIV Protease Inhibitors on Adipogenesis: Intracellular Ritonavir Is Not Sufficient to Inhibit Differentiation (Poster 724) Authored by C. Vernochet, S. Azoulay, D. Duval, R. Guedj, G. Ailhaud, C. Dani

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Substituting AZT or Abacavir for d4T in Patients With Lipoatrophy

Baseline (BL) Lactate Levels and CT Scan Values Predict the Regression of Lipoatrophy (LA) in CT Scan 48 Weeks After a Switch From Stavudine (d4T) to Abacavir (ABC) or Zidovudine (ZDV) (Oral 51) Authored by J. Hernandez, D. Ward, V. Williams, G...

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New Drug Being Studied for Lipodystrophy

In high-income countries, the availability of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) has led to dramatic declines in deaths due to AIDS-related infections. However, the use of HAART is associated with a group of side effects called the lipodyst...

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Black-Market Serostim Sucking Medicaid Dry in New York

Serostim, a drug used to counteract wasting in AIDS patients, has become one of the hottest sellers on New York's multimillion-dollar black market in prescription drugs. Especially popular among bodybuilders, Serostim -- one of the most expensive AID...

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Diabetes Risk Triples in Women on PIs

Newly diagnosed diabetes mellitus (DM), exacerbations of preexisting DM, hyperlipidemia, and fat redistribution syndromes have been described among protease inhibitor (PI) users. In the current study, researchers examined the incidence of self-report...

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California Sets Tighter Controls on Serostim

In order to curb abuses -- including a black market among bodybuilders -- California officials said Thursday they will tighten controls on an expensive AIDS drug that cost the state's health program for the poor more than $175 million during the past...