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Drinking, Even Casual Amounts, Poses Much Greater Risk for Advanced Liver Disease in HIV/Hepatitis C Patients

May 5, 2014

This article was reported by Science Daily.

Science Daily reported on a study of the effect of alcohol on liver disease in people with HIV and chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) coinfection. Joseph K. Lim, MD, of Yale University School of Medicine and the Veterans Affairs (VA) Connecticut Healthcare System; senior author Vincent Lo Re III, MD, MSCE, assistant professor of medicine and epidemiology in the Division of Infectious Diseases and Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology at the University of Pennsylvania and an infectious disease physician at the VA Medical Center in Philadelphia; and colleagues conducted a cross-sectional study of participants from the Veterans Aging Cohort Study.

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