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July 7, 2009

HIV treatment and traditional risk factors causing hardening of the arteries

"Treatment with antiretroviral drugs can cause hardening of the arteries, Greek investigators report in the online edition of the American Journal of Hypertension. Traditional risk factors for hardening of the arteries, also known as atherosclerosis, such as cholesterol and high blood pressure, were also shown to be important."

Read more in Aidsmap, July 6, 2009.