Published in AIDS Weekly, October 23rd, 2006
Study 1: HIV-infected patients are deficient in vitamin D.
In a recent report, researchers in the United States conducted a study to "evaluate bone mineral metabolism in HIV infected and asymptomatic patients receiving highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) containing protease inhibitors (PI) and naive patients.
"We studied 30 asymptomatic HIV infected male patients, 13 in the naive group and 17 in the IP group, both without differences in demographics characteristics. We excluded women and patients with any known factor...
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