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However, this advantage over children not treated with effective combination ARV treatment appears to diminish over time.
A recent meta-analysis found that the addition of hepatitis C raises a cardiovascular disease risk already elevated by HIV.
A look at a common heart problem in observance of World Heart Day on Sep 29
Researchers found a way to block a protein linked with blood clotting and inflammatory processes using a drug derived from tick saliva.
Those who had a low CD4 count when diagnosed with the cardiovascular condition were also more likely to die within four years.
Researchers believe treating HIV early mitigates this risk.
The risk of heart attack for people with HIV may be nearly double that of the general population.
Fans finally have answers more than two months after the pop idol was found dead in his home on Christmas Day at age 53.
HIV is linked to a higher heart disease risk. Research suggests statins can help. But definitive proof likely won’t come for three years.
HIV-positive people with deficient levels of the vitamin saw less of a reduction in cholesterol while taking Crestor in a recent trial.
HIV-positive individuals studied for research on smoking and high blood pressure.
Research shows a higher risk of chronic conditions for seniors living with HIV.
Conditions include kidney disease, diabetes and high blood pressure.
The virus itself appears to be the primary driver, likely due to the chronic inflammatory state it prompts.
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