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How HIV May Strike the Heart
By 2015, HIV patients are expected to be surviving to and past 50 years old. Therefore, these patients may need to be closely monitored for conditions tied to older age, such as heart disease.
The Vital Role of Vitamin D
Vitamin D is a nutrient that the body needs to maintain overall good health. Here are nine reasons why vitamin D plays a vital role in your health.
New Rx Combo Was Effective Against Hepatitis C
Hepatitis C patients may soon have a much more effective and simple treatment. One recent study showed that combining two new medications was safe and reduced the amount of active virus in patients.
Tips for Women with HIV AIDS
Being diagnosed with HIV/AIDS is not easy, but you don’t have to let the condition control your life.
HIV Patients' Life Expectancy Can Be Normal
Advances in drug therapy for HIV are allowing HIV patients to live fuller and longer lives. It's possible that the average life expectancy of an HIV-positive person with treatment is approaching the life expectancy of uninfected people.
Celebrities Supporting Nonprofits You Should Know
Celebrities often use the spotlight to promote initiatives that they believe in. Here is a list of some notible celebrity nonprofit contributions.
HIV May Cause Structural Heart Disease
Structural heart disease is very common in HIV patients. It's possible that the conditions are directly related.
Antivirals May Help Those With Diabetes and Hepatitis
Patients with the hepatitis C virus (HCV), which primarily affects the liver, face a higher chance of getting diabetes. Antiviral HCV medication, however, may improve diabetes outcomes.
Key Groups Not Knowledgeable About HPV Vaccine
If there was a vaccine that could possibly prevent cancer, everyone would get it — right? The answer is more complicated than that, as a new study focusing on HPV vaccination showed.
FDA Approves Sovaldi for Chronic Hepatitis C
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Sovaldi (sofosbuvir) to treat chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection.