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HIV patients at increased risk of bone fractures

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People with HIV treated at outpatient clinics may be at an increased risk of bone fractures, according to a new study published in Clinical Infectious Diseases. Over the years from 2000 to 2006, patients in the HIV Outpatient Study (HOPS) consistently had higher rates of...

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Hepatitis C guidelines focus on eradication of virus before liver damage occurs

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Clinical practice guidelines on the management of hepatitis C infection, issued by the European Association for the Study of the Liver, underscore the goal of detecting and treating the condition before it leads to complications, such as cirrhosis and possibly liver...

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Brain injury, cognitive impairment continue in HIV infection, despite HAART

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) — Chronically HIV-infected individuals show brain damage even when the disease is otherwise stable because of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART), according to a recent study by U.S. researchers. “The findings show that cognitive impairment is present in almost 50%...