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November 14, 2009

Higher Viral Loads Associated With Metabolic Syndrome

"People with higher HIV levels are more likely to have a cluster of symptoms—called metabolic syndrome—associated with cardiovascular disease than people with lower viral loads, according to a study published in the December [2009] issue of the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes.

For the last decade, scientists have been working diligently to understand why certain people with HIV appear to be at higher risk for developing cardiovascular disease"

Read more in POZ, November 12, 2009.