Jens Lundgren, M.D., Discusses New Findings Regarding MI Risk of Specific Antiretrovirals (February 9, 2009)
The latest data from D:A:D indicate that lopinavir/ritonavir does increase myocardial infarction risk, but efavirenz, nevirapine and tenofovir do not. In this interview, Jens Lundgren, M.D., and HIV advocate Jeff Berry take part in a fascinating discussion on the new findings and their possible underlying causes.
In The 16th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections, from TheBodyPRO.com
ATAZIP: Switching Away From Lopinavir/Ritonavir (July 25, 2007)
Switching from lopinavir/ritonavir (Kaletra) to atazanavir (Reyataz)/ritonavir (Norvir) maintains virologic efficacy and leads to sustained improvements in lipid levels. Graeme Moyle, M.D., reports.
In 4th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention, from TheBodyPRO.com
Metabolic Complications: A CROI Round-Up (February 28, 2007)
Includes an analysis of research examining lopinavir/ritonavir vs. efavirenz, the use of growth hormone releasing factor to treat fat gain, the link between cardiovascular disease and HIV treatment, the use of ezetimibe (a choleserol-reducing agent) and the latest on bone health in HIV-infected patients.
In Exclusive Coverage of the 14th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections, from TheBodyPRO.com
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