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Author Topic: Hiv's risk to heart's of aging  (Read 1451 times)

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Offline Almost2late

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Hiv's risk to heart's of aging
« on: February 27, 2017, 09:50:51 pm »
With half of the HIV population being over 50, myself included, found this new trial very much important.

http://www.voanews.com/a/new-trial-looks-at-hiv-risks-to-hearts-of-aging-patients/3741536.html
« Last Edit: February 27, 2017, 10:03:22 pm by Almost2late »
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thats an easy thing to say,
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simply pretend that you could build them again"...

Offline Chop

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Re: Hiv's risk to heart's of aging
« Reply #1 on: February 28, 2017, 02:33:57 pm »
Interesting article - many thanks.
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Offline CaveyUK

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Re: Hiv's risk to heart's of aging
« Reply #2 on: March 01, 2017, 02:39:07 pm »
loved this paragraph in the report

"In short, Dieffenbach says, the study is seeking otherwise healthy people who happen to have HIV, something he says was unthinkable when he began to study the disease in the early 1990's. Now, he says, he knows of HIV-positive patients in their 70's and 80's who are still living healthy lives."
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