HIV could increase risk of death from heart failure

After a heart failure diagnosis, people who are HIV-positive are more likely to be hospitalized or die of any cause than those not infected with HIV, new research shows. The study is the largest to date to look at how HIV status affects people diagnosed with heart failure, a chronic…

HIV drug could reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s

HIV drug could reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s: Study finds approved pill drastically reduces inflammation in the brain Lamivudine, sold as Epivir or 3TC, is a drug produced by GlaxoSmithKline to combat HIV since 1995 It is either taken on its own or in combination with other drugs New tests…