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HIV/AIDS

08 August 2011

HIV drugs cause high cholesterol

Strategies are needed to protect infected kids from long-term cardiovascular harm, researchers say.

Strategies are needed to protect infected kids from long-term cardiovascular harm, researchers say

Children with HIV who receive antiretroviral treatments have persistently high cholesterol and other blood fat lipid levels, and would benefit from guidelines aimed at reducing their long-term heart risks, researchers say.

The editorial accompanies two studies in the issue that examined blood fats in children treated for HIV.

 

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