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People with HIV face a rising risk for heart attack as they age, and this is magnified if they also have hepatitis C virus.
People with both HIV and hepatitis C are at greater risk for myocardial infarction as they age, and traditional risk factors also matter.
Previous research showed that HIV-positive people have higher rates of cardiovascular problems.
Baseline readings in the REPRIEVE study show sex and race differences in electrocardiograph outcomes.
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In recent years, myocardial infarction risk rose for HIV-positive people while falling for HIV-negative individuals.
Scientists are looking at whether blocking the receptor PCSK9 could reduce heart disease in people living with HIV.
If you’re living with HIV, you might be 50% more likely to experience heart disease compared with your HIV-negative peers.
Some studies suggest aspirin therapy may also help lower the risk of colorectal cancer.
An HIV-specific model underestimated the risk for heart attacks and other cardiovascular events.
People living with HIV in the U.K. had a much higher risk for heart disease, regardless of age or when they were diagnosed.
White men and smokers are more likely to have arterial plaque despite low cardiovascular risk scores.
A new study suggests that many deaths among HIV-positive people may be misclassified.
A Campbell Foundation grant helps researchers explore links between HIV, cardiovascular disease and measures of inflammation.
Across the life span, non-plaque-related causes of heart attack were more common in people with HIV.
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