Published in AIDS Weekly, October 2nd, 2006
Scientists in the United States conducted a study "to investigate whether factors influencing body composition may be unique for male and female adolescents with horizontal transmission of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). HIV infected and uninfected youth (aged 13-18 years) participating in the multicenter project REACH (Reaching for Excellence on Adolescent Health Care) had at baseline anthropomorphic measurements including height, weight, bicep, tricep, subscapular and suprailiac skinfold measurements and midarm circumference. Body...
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