Tag: "lipodystrophy" at medical news
Diabetes drug improves metabolic changes associated with HIV combination therapy
...and alleviated fat redistribution in patients with lipodystrophy
and insulin resistance. The drug combination strategy known as highly active antiretrovial therapy (HAART) can significantly reduce viral levels and help maintain health in HIV-infected individuals, but a significant number can develop lipodystroph...
JCI table of contents, November 4, 2002
...insulin resistance in HIV-1-infected patients with lipodystrophy
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Study sheds light on cause of an AIDS treatment side effect
...as been associated, however, with the emergence of lipodystrophy
syndromes. In this month's issue of the journal M...mitochondria could help explain the biology behind lipodystrophy
and also could point to possible future therapeutic approaches for the syndrome. Lipodystrophy is a ...
Although gender response to HIV therapy is similar, women experience more side effects
...s of neurologic complications (12.6% vs. 8.0%) and lipodystrophy
(10.8% vs. 2.0%). Lipodystrophy is a defect in fat metabolism that can result in a loss of subcutaneous fat and/or an altered distribution of body fat. The researchers also correlated response to therapy with other variables, including the number of...
University of Pittsburgh researcher provides first-ever definition of HIV-associated lipodystrophy
...ay proposed the first definition of HIV-associated lipodystrophy
syndrome (HIV-LS)-- the set of physical and metabo...as been no formal definition of the HIV-associated lipodystrophy
syndrome up to this point, the prevalence of reported cases of this condition have varied widely --...
UT Southwestern to study lipodystrophy syndrome in HIV-infected patients
...en implicated in a fat distributiondisorder called lipodystrophy
that more and more HIV-positive patients aredeveloping. While not as lethal as HIV, lipodystrophy
- which is a loss of body fat - hasits own serious complications: diabetes and cholesterol disorder...