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HIV has a similar impact to diabetes on heart disease risk
by Keith Alcorn, 2017-06-21 18:10
Living with HIV carries the same lifetime risk of cardiovascular disease as having diabetes, even after taking into account smoking, a US study has estimated. The investigators say that more research is needed to find out whether preventive treatments such as statins could reduce this risk in people who don’t

Researchers say rule out depression, anxiety, unemployment and other stresses before blaming cognitive impairment for everyday difficulties
by Michael Carter, 2017-06-19 14:50
One in five people living with HIV in a European study reported a decline in everyday functioning as a result of cognitive problems such as memory loss, difficulties in solving problems, poor concentration or reduced attention span, researchers from the CIPHER study group report in the Journal of Acquired Immune



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