Published in AIDS Weekly, January 16th, 2006
In a recently published report, investigators in Switzerland conducted a case-control study nested in a multicenter cohort of HIV-infected adults to "assess the correlations between the hormone leptin and lipoatrophy in HIV-positive, treatment-naive patients on combination antiretroviral therapy (cART). Cases were patients that developed lipoatrophy and controls those who did not.
"Clinical parameters and plasma leptin determinations were studied in 97 HIV-1-infected, treatment-naive Caucasian men (10 cases and 87 controls) on an unchanged and virologically...
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