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Pablo Tebas, M.D.CROI 2010 Wrap-Up: Complications of HIV and Its Treatment
Inflammation. Cancer. Bone disease. Neurological complications. They are increasingly impacting the health of HIV-infected people, but we have much to learn about the depth of that impact and how best to mitigate it. As Pablo Tebas, M.D., explains, our quest for answers may redefine the way clinicians care for their HIV-infected patients.
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CROI 2010 Wrap-Up: The Evolution of Antiretroviral Therapy

Joel Gallant, M.D., M.P.H."The field has changed," notes Joel Gallant, M.D., M.P.H. "There are other things to learn about" besides the results of the latest randomized, controlled clinical trials. In this in-depth analysis, Gallant explains how some of CROI's key presentations may alter the way HIV clinicians approach antiretroviral therapy for their patients.

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HIV Independently Increases Risk of Fragility Fractures, Study of U.S. Male Veterans Finds

Julie Womack, Ph.D.Although "fragility fracture remains a relatively uncommon event" among HIV-infected patients, "HIV is a modest independent risk factor for fragility fractures," says Julie Womack, Ph.D.

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Why There's Such an HIV/AIDS Disparity Among U.S. Blacks and Hispanics -- and What to Do About It

Kimberly Smith, M.D., M.P.H."There are so many things that are complex in understanding HIV epidemic in the black community," admits Kimberly Smith, M.D. "But .. that we're having this conversation at this meeting, a research meeting, is really a move forward."

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About This Conference

Our reports from CROI 2010 include:

  • study summaries
  • interviews with researchers
  • podcasts and transcripts of key discussions
  • analysis and commentary on important presentations
  • post-conference wrap-ups covering major findings

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For more information on CROI 2010, please visit the conference's Web site. You may also view the conference program online.

Please note: Knowledge about HIV changes rapidly. Note the date of this summary's publication, and before treating patients or employing any therapies described in these materials, verify all information independently. If you are a patient, please consult a doctor or other medical professional before acting on any of the information presented in this summary. For a complete listing of our most recent conference coverage, click here.


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