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Only a weak association between immune suppression and increased cardiovascular disease risk for people with HIV

There is only a weak association between immune suppression and risk of heart attack and coronary heart disease for people with HIV, results of a large observational

Published
25 July 2013
By
Michael Carter
"Strong" argument for providing HPV vaccination to younger gay men in the UK

There is a “strong” argument for extending UK HPV (human papillomavirus) vaccination programmes to young gay men, according to an editorial published in the August edition of

Published
24 July 2013
By
Michael Carter
HPV link to third of throat cancers

One third of people diagnosed with throat cancer are infected with a form of the HPV virus, a study suggests.

Published
22 July 2013
From
BBC Health
HPV Vaccine Found to Help With Cancers of Throat

A vaccine that protects women against cervical cancer also appears to protect them against throat cancers caused by oral sex, and presumably would protect men as well, according to a study released Thursday.

Published
19 July 2013
From
New York Times
HIV and illicit drugs interact to affect verbal learning and memory

HIV infection and illicit drug use—usually smoking crack cocaine—appeared to have a compound negative impact on verbal learning and memory in a study of almost 1400 women with and without HIV in the US Women’s Interagency HIV Study (WIHS).

Published
18 July 2013
From
International AIDS Society
People With HIV Have High Rates of End-Stage Renal Disease

People with HIV have a rate of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) more than five times that of the general population,

Published
16 July 2013
From
AIDSMeds
Clusters of serogroup C meningococcal disease in MSM in USA and Europe: advice for clinicians

There is currently no evidence of either increased levels of invasive meningococcal disease (serogroup C) amongst men who have sex with men (MSM) in the UK or increased risk to UK-born MSM from travel to Europe or to the USA. Therefore there is no indication for a change of vaccination policy or clinical practice.

Published
15 July 2013
From
Public Health England (Health Protection Report)
Methadone arrhythmia rate rising in US, ART may pose higher risk

Rates of cardiac arrhythmias associated with methadone rose in the United States from 1997 to 2011, according to analysis of the US Food and Drug Administration Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS). Taking methadone with antiretroviral therapy (ART) may pose a particular risk.

Published
15 July 2013
From
International AIDS Society
Vaccination could prevent infection with anal cancer-associated HPV strains in older gay men

A large number of infections with anal cancer-associated strains of human papillomavirus (HPV) among older gay men could be prevented with the use of HPV vaccines, Australian research

Published
15 July 2013
By
Michael Carter
Kidney problems linked to tenofovir use, improve with switch to abacavir

Indian people with HIV taking tenofovir had a higher rate of kidney impairment than westerners, according to a study presented at the 7th International AIDS Society Conference on

Published
10 July 2013
By
Liz Highleyman

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