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Researchers found that among those older than 50, lung function declined at a comparable rate regardless of HIV status.
Higher rates of smoking among people with HIV compared with those who don’t have the virus may be the main reason.
Smoking is tied to faster lung function decline in people with HIV.
This finding comes from the global START study that in 2015 proved that starting HIV treatment early is preferable to delaying.
Being coinfected with hepatitis C and having a higher HIV viral load are also associated with such a risk according to a recent study.
Living with HIV—even when the virus is well treated—is linked with a higher risk of compromised lung health.
This remains the case even when HIV is well treated with antiretrovirals.
A large study has found higher rates of numerous cancers among people living with HIV, when compared with the HIV-negative population.
HIV-positive people have a higher risk of certain cancers than other people. Here are ways to help improve your chances of avoiding cancer.
A snapshot of the many possible whole health benefits of HIV therapy.
Born with HIV, he was in need of a double lung transplant.
Facebook has announced a plan to encourage its 161 million U.S. members to advertise their organ donor status in their profiles.
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