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Peg and Smoking Risks

We are currently preparing to start the new PEG Interferon alfa-2b plus Ribavirin Study we recieved an Informed Consent which had a section on risks that said you must not be at high for disease, Smoking etc. Well my husband is a smoker and the Drs....
Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Response from Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Fundacion Gatroenterologia De Diego
...There is no contraindication of smoking while using peg-interferons.Smoking is associated with more severity of hepatitis C and we reccomend the patients to decrease Read more »

HIV risk and cancer diseases (smoking)

Dear Dr. Conway!My question is very simple but also very interesting on how humans feel the... Read more »

Marijuana: Tea vs Smoking

There have been significant benefits reported about medicinal marijuana, but there are also reports... Read more »
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HIV on Par With Smoking, Diabetes as Risk Factor for Atherosclerosis, Large Study Finds

...all of the deaths for each of cohorts. When we started to look at the factors that were associated with this, we found that smoking was associated with an increased risk of death from cardiovascular disease and non-AIDS malignancies. We find... Read more »
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Smoking Nearly Triples the Risk of Death

... In a poster presentation at CROI 2009 in Montreal, Canada, results from the five-year FRAM study showed that current smoking, as well as older age, significantly increased the risk of death in people living with HIV. Although the study examined... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Smoking Cessation Lowers Cardiovascular Risk

... Cigarette smoking is associated with a significantly elevated rate of cardiovascular disease among people with HIV, but the risk begins to drop Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Smoking Cessation Reduces CVD Risk in HIV

...not previous smokers had an increased risk for all-cause mortality. According to the team, the key finding was that quitting smoking during the study reduced the risk of an adverse cardiac outcome. For MI, smoking cessation for less than a year... Read more »
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HIV meds and SMOKING

Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
...Snippett from POZ Magazine... Poz.com What a Drag: Smoking and HAART Butt Heads by Nicole Joseph May 10, 2006Smoking is bad for your healththats not news. But the nearly 70% of people Read more »

Smoking Cessation & HIV

Posted by beautiful23, 1 Reply
...Did you know.. People with HIV have higher smoking rates than the general population? People with HIV who smoke are more likely to have HIV medical complications, such as: *bacterial Read more »

Smoking cessation & HIV

Posted by beautiful23
...Did you know.. People with HIV have higher smoking rates than the general population? People with HIV who smoke are more likely to have HIV medical complications, such as: *bacterial Read more »

Smoking Cessation & HIV

Posted by beautiful23
...Did you know.. People with HIV have higher smoking rates than the general population? People with HIV who smoke are more likely to have HIV medical complications, such as: *bacterial Read more »