Two-drug HIV therapy just as effective as three-drug therapy

aidsmap/nam, 25 October 2016

SImplification of an antiretroviral treatment to a boosted protease inhibitor and the nucleoside analogue lamivudine (a dual regimen) is highly effective in people switching from a stable three-drug regimen, researchers reported on Monday at the International Congress on Drug Therapy in HIV Infection (HIV Glasgow).

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Screening for bone fracture risk should be routine for over-40s with HIV, new guidelines recommend

Published: 02 February 2015

Screening for fracture risk should be a routine part of HIV care for all over-40s, and all postmenopausal women, all men over 50 and people at high risk for fractures of any age should undergo DEXA screening to assess bone mineral density and their need for treatment, experts on bone disorders recommend in new guidelines published online in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases.

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HIV infection associated with an increased risk of the diseases of ageing

nam, 24 September 2014

HIV infection is associated with an increased risk of several diseases of old age, according to Dutch research published in the online edition of Clinical Infectious Diseases.

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