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Italian study shows growth in heart and kidney problems in people living with HIV

The closed cohort consisted of individuals who were seen for care both in 2004 and 2014. By definition, each participant was ten years older in 2014, therefore the prevalence of non-communicable diseases would be expected to increase, but not by as much as was observed. It consisted of 1517 people (33% women) with a median… Read More »

Hockey fan, 30, found life-saving kidney donor after holding up a sign at a game

‘I can’t wait to get back to the game’: Hockey fan, 30, found life-saving kidney donor after holding up a homemade sign at a game in desperate bid to survive Kelly Sowatsky, 30, has been in kidney failure for nearly three years due to a sepsis infection  Without a transplant, the young Lanacaster, Pennsylvania teacher… Read More »