Poor Sleep = More Heart Disease

INSOMNIA IS A RISK for NEW CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE Insomnia is very common among older adults with HIV. The question is whether poor sleep habits may be a risk factor for the onset of cardiovascular disease (CVD), which includes acute...

Risk Factors For Heart Attacks

HYPERTENSION, HIGH CHOLESTEROL, AND SMOKING ARE KEY FACTORS FOR HEART ATTACKS IN ADULTS WITH HIV As the life expectancy for older adults with HIV increases, an important issue is the more frequent onset of diseases associated with aging, such as heart disease,...
Serious Fall Factors and HIV

Serious Fall Factors and HIV

MEDICATIONS AND FALLS IN ADULTS WITH HIV This report studied a group of almost 14,000 veterans with and without HIV to investigate factors that result in serious falls. More specifically, “serious falls” were defined by the authors as falls that caused a patient to...
Risk Factors For Heart Attacks

Risk Factors For Heart Attacks

 HYPERTENSION, HIGH CHOLESTEROL, AND SMOKING ARE KEY FACTORS FOR HEART ATTACKS IN ADULTS WITH HIV   As the life expectancy for older adults with HIV increases, an important issue is the more frequent onset of diseases associated with aging, such as heart disease,...