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This Week in HIV Research: Weighing Anchor on NRTI-Free Treatment

June 27, 2019: Long-term viability of NRTI-free salvage therapy; factors associated with HIV treatment interruption; evolution of frailty risk among older people; skin and soft tissue infections among people with HIV.

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This Week in HIV Research: HIV Antiretrovirals vs. HPV

The effect of HIV treatment on HPV risk; bone mineral density declines in women vs. men; how hep C cure affects kidney function; when it comes to non-daily PrEP, location matters.

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HIV Increases Bone Fracture Risk by 32% in Middle-Aged U.S. Women

HIV infection increased the risk of a new fracture by 32% in a mostly premenopausal group in the Women's Interagency HIV Study (WIHS). Older age, white race, previous fracture history, injection drug use, opiate use and smoking also independently rai...

Guidelines for Assessing, Preventing and Treating Low Bone Density in HIV Img

Guidelines for Assessing, Preventing and Treating Low Bone Density in HIV

HIV-positive people are at increased risk for thinning bones or reduced bone density. Thinner bones are weaker and have difficulty supporting a person's weight, therefore, they are prone to break or fracture.

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Menopause, Race/Ethnicity and Changes in Bone Density

After an average of five years in a recent study, bone scans revealed that in general HIV-positive women had reduced bone density in their hips and thighs compared to HIV-negative women.

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Bone Disease and Older HIV-Positive Women

Still poorly understood in the medical community, bone disease in older HIV-positive women was the topic at hand in a talk from Dr. Savannah Cardew at the 4th International Workshop on Women & HIV.

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Low Bone Mineral Density in HIV-Infected Women

Low Bone Mineral Density in HIV-Infected Women (Oral 102) Authored by D. Jacobson, T. Knox, A. Shevitz, S. Gorbach View the original abstract

HIV Infection and Protease Inhibitor Use Are Not Associated With Reduced Bone Mineral Density in ...