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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

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 reigning 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.

Despite gains, the sobering reality is that HIV transmission-- primarily via sexual means--continues at an unacceptably high rate in the United States.

The flu vaccine effectively prevents influenza in pregnant women, regardless of whether they are HIV positive, according to a new study. Results offer clinicians greater assurance to vaccinate all pregnant woman.

HIV-infected patients have a 2-fold increased risk for MI vs HIV-negative patients. While many are treated for common risk factors, many of those do not reach clinical targets.

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