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 […]
February 13, 2017

How to Make Preventing Heart Disease in HIV Fun and Exciting: The REPRIEVE Trial

The people researching cardiovascular disease in HIV have quite the challenge.Because when you think about it for a second, we HIV treaters are a pretty spoiled bunch […]
February 13, 2017

Campaign Launched to Get More Women Into HIV Heart Health Study

People with HIV seldom die of AIDS-related opportunistic infections anymore. Thanks to modern medicine called highly active antiretroviral therapy, or HAART, many people diagnosed with HIV […]
February 9, 2017

Can Statins Cut Heart Disease Risk in HIV Patients?

February is American Heart Month, and traditionally a time when organizations such as the American Heart Association ramp up initiatives to promote awareness of heart disease. […]
February 2, 2017

Should People With HIV Take a Statin?

HIV is linked to a higher heart disease risk. Research suggests statins can help. But definitive proof likely won’t come for another three years. Even when […]
December 1, 2016

The REPRIEVE Trial: The Last Word on Cardiovascular Disease in HIV-positive Persons (Hopefully)

Your 50 Year-old, female, HIV-positive patient, presents for a follow-up visit. She has heard that the risk of cardiovascular disease is increased among people living with […]