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To prevent heart attacks, researchers encourage quitting tobacco

published: February, 04, 2015 Written by // CATIE - HIV and Hep C Info Resource Categories // CATIE, Research, CATIE - HIV and Hep C Info Resource, Health, Smoking Cessation , Living with HIV

CATIE reports two observational studies that attempt to cast light on the risk of heart attacks among HIV-positive people today.

To prevent heart attacks, researchers encourage quitting tobacco

This article first appeared on the CATIE website here.   Une version française est disponible ici.   In Canada and other high-income countries, the widespread availability of potent combination anti-HIV therapy (commonly called ART or HAART) has greatly reduced the risk of death from AIDS-related infections. ART is so powerful that doctors increasingly expect that some HIV-positive young adults who are recently infected and who begin treatment shortly after diagnosis and are able to tak