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Rage, Rage Against the Dying of the Light

HIV infection had ravaged Amber's immune system, but not her spirit. Here: her story told by the physician who continues to walk with her.

HIV AIDS

"Don't ask, don't tell" seems to apply to gay and bisexual men when it comes to discussions about HIV with their physician. Worrisome details from a new Kaiser Family Foundation survey here.

There is emergent need to improve recognition and management of COPD in HIV-infected patients. Details here.

Thyroglossal duct cyst; HCV-HIV coinfection; slurred speech and trouble swallowing and chewing . . . see how well you do on the quiz questions this week.

For patients who remained AIDS-free and untreated 10 years after seroconversion, loss of this status was associated with lower CD4 cell counts and higher HIV RNA load.

Results of a recent study found low BMD was strongly associated with body weight, smoking, and prior advanced HIV disease.

A retrospective chart review among HIV-infected patients treated with ART found use of statin medications associated with a lower risk of cancer.

The key to reining in this trend is to link this group to health services as early as possible. The key to linkage, in turn, is testing. A new study finds room for improvement in meeting CDC testing coverage recommendations.

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