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Hepatitis C Increases Risk of Some Nonliver Diseases in People With HIV Img

Hepatitis C Increases Risk of Some Nonliver Diseases in People With HIV

Hepatitis C independently raised the risk of kidney disease and osteoporosis or fracture in an analysis of 5,000 people with HIV.

Heart, Kidney, Bone Disease Rates Higher With Than Without HIV Over 2003-2013 Img

Heart, Kidney, Bone Disease Rates Higher With Than Without HIV Over 2003-2013

Prevalence of cardiovascular disease, renal impairment and fractures or osteoporosis was higher with than without HIV every year from 2003 to 2013.

Kidney and Bone Markers Improve After TDF-to-TAF Switch in People 50 or Older Img

Kidney and Bone Markers Improve After TDF-to-TAF Switch in People 50 or Older

Switching from tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF) to tenofovir alafenamide (TAF) improved kidney and bone markers in a study focused on people 50 years old or older.

Fanconi-Like Lab Abnormalities Reported With Daily PrEP: Importance of Routine Kidney Monitoring Img

Fanconi-Like Lab Abnormalities Reported With Daily PrEP: Importance of Routine Kidney Monitoring

The first case of Fanconi syndrome associated with PrEP was reported in a poster at the 18th International Workshop on Comorbidities and Adverse Drug Reactions in HIV.

Three Non-AIDS Illnesses Tied to Cognitive Impairment in Men With HIV Img

Three Non-AIDS Illnesses Tied to Cognitive Impairment in Men With HIV

Cardiovascular disease, impaired renal function and diabetes all predicted cognitive impairment or performance in HIV-positive men with an undetectable viral load in Amsterdam's AGEhIV cohort.

Slow But Steady Increase in Kidney Risk Observed With TDF, Atazanavir, Lopinavir Img

Slow But Steady Increase in Kidney Risk Observed With TDF, Atazanavir, Lopinavir

Each additional year of tenofovir disoproxil fumarate, ritonavir-boosted atazanavir or lopinavir was independently linked to higher incidence of chronic kidney disease in a 23,905-person cohort with initially normal renal function.

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.

Fewer Renal or Bone Events With Atripla Than Stribild in Large Database Img

Fewer Renal or Bone Events With Atripla Than Stribild in Large Database

Renal adverse events and fractures proved rare among people taking tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF) as part of a single-tablet regimen in a large U.S. database of insured patients.

Starting Treatment With First-Line Protease Inhibitors May Increase Kidney Disease Risk Img

Starting Treatment With First-Line Protease Inhibitors May Increase Kidney Disease Risk

Starting antiretroviral therapy with a ritonavir (Norvir)-boosted protease inhibitor resulted in a higher incidence of chronic kidney disease (CKD), whether or not the regimen included tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF, Viread), according to a recen...

Serious Kidney Problems Are Rare With PrEP, but Increase With Older Age and Better Adherence Img

Serious Kidney Problems Are Rare With PrEP, but Increase With Older Age and Better Adherence

Three studies offer reassuring news that adverse kidney changes that accompany Truvada use for PrEP are rarely serious and universally reverse after stopping the medication, but also that older people and those with the best adherence might need to b...