18th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI 2011)

February 27-March 2, 2011, Boston

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CROI 2011: Reduced Limb Muscle, More Belly Fat Linked to Higher Mortality

HIV positive people who lose muscle in their arms and legs while gaining abdominal fat are at increased risk of death, according to findings from the FRAM study presented at CROI 2011. alt

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CROI 2011: Do Black Patients Respond Less Well to Antiretroviral Therapy?

African-Americans had a 40% greater likelihood of virological failure on antiretroviral therapy even after controlling for known risk factors, according to a meta-analysis of ACTG trials presented at CROI 2011.

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CROI 2011: HPV and Anal Cancer Research at CROI 2011

Human papillomavirus (HPV) infection remains common among people with HIV and anal cancer is still potentially deadly, researchers reported at CROI 2011. alt

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CROI 2011: HIV Enters and Injures Brain Early

Structure and function changes in the brain are evident early in the course of HIV infection and are linked to inflammation, researchers reported at CROI 2011.

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CROI 2011: HIV/HCV Coinfected People Have Higher Risk of Bone Loss

People with both HIV and hepatitis C are more likely to sustain hip or spine fractures than people with one or none of these viruses, according to a study of nearly 39,000 Medicaid recipients presented at CROI 2011. alt

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