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Exercise Plus Statin Yields Enhanced Benefits Img

Exercise Plus Statin Yields Enhanced Benefits

Saturn study researchers found that participants who reported to have engaged in "at least two and a half hours of moderate-intensity exercise per week were likely to experience lower levels of inflammation and [improved cardiovascular health]."

Stigma and Empty Wallets Make HIV Positive People Carry on Despite Pain Img

Stigma and Empty Wallets Make HIV Positive People Carry on Despite Pain

Up to three quarters of people living with HIV suffer from pain. The Conversation Africa spoke to Antonia Wadley about research that measured activity and resilience among people living with HIV and pain.

New Warning Signs That Gonorrhea Treatment May Be Losing Effectiveness Img

New Warning Signs That Gonorrhea Treatment May Be Losing Effectiveness

For the first time in the U.S., health officials have identified a cluster of gonorrhea infections that shows both decreased susceptibility to ceftriaxone and very high-level resistance to azithromycin.

Physical Activity by HIV Group Tied to Heart Markers and Inflammation Img

Physical Activity by HIV Group Tied to Heart Markers and Inflammation

Moderate-intensity physical activity found to contribute to lower levels of inflammation and subclinical vascular disease in people on ART.

For Injection Drug Users With HIV, Higher Risk of Liver/Kidney Disease -- But Not Other Non-AIDS Ills Img

For Injection Drug Users With HIV, Higher Risk of Liver/Kidney Disease -- But Not Other Non-AIDS Ills

Compared with HIV-positive people who do not inject drugs, injection drug users ran higher risks of liver or kidney disease in a 5,490-person U.S. comparison.

Acid-Reducing Agents and HCV Treatment Img

Acid-Reducing Agents and HCV Treatment

It is possible that acid-reducing agents could reduce the absorption of ledipasvir in Harvoni and, therefore, its ability to help cure HCV infection.

HPV, HIV and Cervical Cancer: Leveraging Synergies to Save Women's Lives Img

HPV, HIV and Cervical Cancer: Leveraging Synergies to Save Women's Lives

The burden that HIV places on women, particularly adolescent girls and young women from low- and middle-income countries, is compounded by the global burden of human papillomavirus (HPV) infection and cervical cancer.

Antibiotic Resistance Threatens Gonorrhea Treatment Img

Antibiotic Resistance Threatens Gonorrhea Treatment

Resistance to azithromycin, an antibiotic used to treat gonorrhea, is emerging, according to CDC findings published today in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

Six-Week Ledipasvir/Sofosbuvir in HIV-Positive Patients With Acute HCV Img

Six-Week Ledipasvir/Sofosbuvir in HIV-Positive Patients With Acute HCV

Researchers investigated using the combined ledipasvir/sofosbuvir for only six weeks in a small group of HIV-positive people diagnosed with acute hepatitis C.

Alcohol, Not Marijuana, Linked to Liver Injury in Women With Both HIV and Hepatitis C Img

Alcohol, Not Marijuana, Linked to Liver Injury in Women With Both HIV and Hepatitis C

Studies have produced conflicting findings about the safety of marijuana in people coinfected with HIV and HCV. In a new analysis, researchers found that use of marijuana was not linked to any increased risk for scarring of the liver among women with...