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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.
Stroke is the number one killer of Americans—and nearly twice as common in Black Americans—but the effect of viral load hasn’t been clea...
A Campbell Foundation grant helps researchers explore links between HIV, cardiovascular disease and measures of inflammation.
Hypertension raises the risk of heart disease and severe COVID-19.
Study finds the two types of stroke, ischemic and hemorrhagic, have different risk factors.
Researchers have sought to pinpoint why HIV doubles cardiovascular disease risk.
Statins are currently under investigation as a preventive for inflammation-related health problems in people with HIV.
A recent study found that the virus was associated with abdominal obesity as well as high triglycerides and low LDL cholesterol.
A recent meta-analysis found that the addition of hepatitis C raises a cardiovascular disease risk already elevated by HIV.
This is according to a large study of U.S. veterans.
HIV is linked to a higher heart disease risk. Research suggests statins can help. But definitive proof likely won’t come for three years.
The virus itself appears to be the primary driver, likely due to the chronic inflammatory state it prompts.
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