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Those who begin antiretrovirals with a higher CD4 count and CD4 to CD8 ratio are more likely to experience immune recovery.
These include a low CD4 count, having cirrhosis and taking certain hep C drug regimens.
Other factors linked to a reduced risk of death include a hep C cure, less advanced liver disease, not smoking and well treated HIV.
The CDC enhances its surveillance systems that track HIV, AIDS, viral hepatitis, STDs, and TB.
Watch for data being released at the annual Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) February 13 to 16.
Raise awareness and fight stigma from the comfort of your couch.
Saturday, May 7, marks a chance to promote strategies—such as needle exchanges—that lower the dangers of drug use.
Since 2007, more people have been dying from hepatitis C than from HIV. In the U.S., approximately 25% of those who live with HIV are also coi...
Unprecedented progress has been made against the global burden of HIV, malaria and tuberculosis (TB)
Certain inflammatory markers are linked to an earlier death among alcohol abusers with HIV, including those coinfected with hepatitis C.
Hepatitis B hasn’t been an issue for me since the 1980s, when my main priority was perfecting my backspin and searching for slabs of cardboard...
The rates of liver cancer in the United States more than doubled between 1990 and 2010 while deaths resulting from cirrhosis jumped 43 percent...
For people living with both HIV and hepatitis C virus (HCV), not only does curative hepatitis C treatment reduce the risk of liver-related dis...
Chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection almost doubles the risk of AIDS or death in people diagnosed with HIV infection, compared with those...
People coinfected with both HIV and hepatitis C virus (HCV) have double the risk of developing an AIDS defining illness (ADI) as people infe...
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