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HIV-positive individuals tend to develop frailty at a younger age than the general population.
The Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections in Seattle saw many important studies that are advancing the fight against HIV.
Two men claim they developed bone and kidney problems after taking TDF. A related class action lawsuit has also been filed.
Largest-ever analysis of bone loss in the HIV population found that treating hep C, taking vitamin D and exercising might be preventive.
Those who start antiretroviral (ARV) treatment for HIV soon after diagnosis experience a greater decline in bone mineral density.
The science behind Truvada as pre-exposure prophylaxis reveals an awesome tool that is apparently already helping shrink U.S. HIV rates.
Although more research on antiretroviral linked bone loss is needed, the overall health benefits of early treatment outweigh such a risk.
For people living with HIV, exposure to hepatitis C virus (HCV) is linked to a higher risk of kidney disease and bone disorders.
This is according to a study of French men who have well-controlled HIV thanks to antiretroviral treatment.
Also, among those with both viruses, a failed hep C cure attempt is associated with a lower risk of diabetes compared with a successful one.
After losing bone density during a year on PrEP, young men recouped their losses a year later but didn’t catch up with norms.
A single infusion of the osteoporosis drug zoledronic acid is associated with protection against bone loss
A single infusion of zoledronic acid is linked with protection against bone loss for up to a year among those starting HIV treatment.
Those who begin HIV treatment soon after diagnosis experience more bone loss than those who defer taking antiretrovirals until HIV disease has...
People coinfected with HIV and hepatitis C have a higher risk of osteoporosis and bone fracture than those who are infected with just HIV.
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