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HIV patients at greater risk of CVD, COPD and fractures

03:00 EDT 16 Aug 2019 | Nursing Times

People with HIV are greater risk of developing illnesses that are normally associated with age, such as increased incidence of heart disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and bone fractures.

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