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September 18, 2017

Preventing HIV-Related Heart Disease

As people living with HIV grow older, heart disease is emerging as a major public health problem despite effective treatments that suppress the virus and extend […]
June 17, 2017

HIV-1–Associated Atherosclerosis

Cardiovascular disease, including atherosclerosis and atherosclerosis-associated complications, is an increasing cause of morbidity and mortality in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) patients in the post-antiretroviral therapy era. […]
May 28, 2017

Study explores way to stave off heart attacks in HIV patients

People infected with HIV can now live long, healthy lives — so long as they don’t have a heart attack. Cardiovascular problems among HIV patients are emerging as […]
April 24, 2017

New Findings Highlight the Potential Utility of Pitavastatin for People Living with HIV in Support of the REPRIEVE Trial

Stemming from the INTREPID Trial, three recently published papers give credence to pitavastatin’s ability to lower cholesterol and dampen inflammation in people living with HIV.
April 20, 2017

REPRIEVE is featured on Expresso morning show in South Africa

For years Medical researchers, government agencies and health institutes have been looking at ways to improve health outcomes of individuals living with HIV/AIDS. With the advent […]
March 8, 2017

Women are leading the way in HIV research

There is a saying in South Africa: Wathint’ abafazi, wathint’ imbokodo. You strike the women, you strike the rock. On International Women’s Day, we want to […]
February 28, 2017

US trial seeks HIV-positive South Africans for study

A US-funded study is recruiting South Africans to help find a way to prevent heart disease among HIV-positive people. Someone with HIV can have more than […]
February 22, 2017

Spotlight On: #HEARTHEALTH and People Living With HIV

February is heart health month, a perfect time to focus our attention on an important area of concern in the HIV community: cardiovascular health. People living […]
February 14, 2017

This February, Take Heart: NIH is Committed to Preventing HIV-Related Heart Attacks and Strokes

Antiretroviral therapy (ART) has transformed HIV infection from an almost-always fatal disease to what is now a manageable, chronic health condition. Today, a person diagnosed with […]